College Students Speak Out Against the Rising Cost of Birth Control

Erin McKenna, a junior at the University of Pittsburgh, admits that she sometimes has to choose between purchasing textbooks for school and paying for her birth-control prescription. "I have two jobs and I still can't afford it," McKenna said. It is the type of decision that more and more college women are facing since a provision in the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 ended the practice of drug companies providing birth-control medicines to colleges at a steep discount. Birth-control...Full Story
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