Rates of unintended pregnancy among young women in the military are about 50 percent higher than among young women in the general population, research suggests. iStockphoto hide caption

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Health plans begun under the Affordable Care Act are required to cover FDA-approved contraceptive methods without cost to members. Older plans are exempt from that rule. iStockphoto hide caption

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If the Food and Drug Administration has approved a type of prescription contraception, then insurers must cover at least one option at no cost to the consumer. BSIP/Science Source hide caption

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A demonstrator dressed as the Bible stands outside the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., awaiting the court's decision on the Hobby Lobby case Monday. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Estrogen affects cells in the eye's retina, which may help explain a possible link between glaucoma and estrogen levels. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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The Plan B One-Step morning-after pill will now be available to women as young as 15 without a prescription, and will have another three years of protection from generic competition. AP hide caption

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The federal rules for coverage of birth control by religiously affiliated groups are becoming clear. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Health plans are required to pay for contraceptives, but the clinics that are common sources of family planning services aren't used to dealing with insurers. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York, president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, said the administration's attempted compromise on contraceptive coverage is unacceptable. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Catholic Bishops Reject Compromise On Contraceptives

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Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius joins Democratic senators at a news conference on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to announce new preventive health coverage for women that takes effect Wednesday. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Under Health Law, 'No-Cost' Birth Control Starts Today

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In a compromise, President Obama proposed to allow religious universities and charities offer birth control coverage through their own health insurers. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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