Kristina Gemzell-Danielsson

Jun. 15, 2012

How the Morning-After Pill Works

Growing scientific evidence weakens claims that the morning-after pill is tied to abortion.

contraception, birth control, conception, reproductive health, emergency contraception, plan b, fda, implantation, abortion

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\tThe La Brea Tar Pits are  world-renowned fossil sites for good reason—they're the mass graves of thousands of Ice Age creatures, each with a story to tell. Researchers at the nearby Page Museum clean the asphalt from the fossil remains, and using paleoforensics, recount the grim details of their deaths. In the process, clues emerge about what life was like in prehistoric Los Angeles.

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