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Over-the-Counter Birth Control is Touted as the Future of Contraception, But We Still Have a Long Way to Go. August 2019.

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Birth Control Services Help Attract and Keep Patients. August 2019.Talk to Your Pharmacist Podcast - Sally Rafie Pharmacist Prescribing Birth Control

Podcast: Pharmacists Prescribing Birth Control with Dr. Sally Rafie. August 2019.

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Pharmacists Improve Public Health by Focusing on Women. July 2019.
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Providing 12 months of birth control pills at once is beneficial, new research says. July 2019.
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Can Over-the-Counter Birth Control Become a Bipartisan Issue? June 2019.
kpbs-endometriosis-birth-control-e1562884780116.jpg Local Group Marks Endometriosis Awareness Month With Documentary Screening. March 2019.
California Health Report Birth Control PharmacistPharmacists Can Now Prescribe Birth Control, But Few Do. February 2019.
Drug Topics Twitter Pharmacist10 Pharmacists to Follow on Twitter. January 2019.
APhA Pharmacy Today Birth Control PharmacistLittle adults? Big kids? Caring for adolescents and teens. January 2019.
UC San Diego Health Birth ControlImproving Birth Control Access, Improving Lives. December 2018.
APhA Pharmacy Today Birth Control PharmacistUnderstanding medications in pregnancy inching closer to reality. December 2018.
ProCon Over the Counter Birth ControlShould birth control pills be available over the counter? – Pro & Con Quotes. November 2018.
APhA Pharmacy Today Birth Control PharmacistRecent approvals broaden options for key women’s health issues. October 2018.
npr illinois birth control pharmacistIllinois considers a policy that would allow pharmacist prescribing of birth control. August 2018.
pt_logo_h905 Things Pharmacists Need to Know About Preconception Health. June 2018.
pt_logo_h90Pharmacists Provide Contraception for Zika Preparedness. June 2018.
Times_of_San_Diego_logoCalifornia’s No-Prescription Birth Control Expands Access for Women. June 2018.
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How to Find a Pharmacy That Can Prescribe Birth Control. June 2018.
tonic-vice.jpgPharmacists in California Can Prescribe Birth Control, But Few Do. February 2018.
Pharmacy Practice News Women's Health Birth ControlWomen’s Health Fuels Practice Expansion. November 2017.
The_New_York_Times_logoStudents Look to Vending Machines for Better Access to Morning-After Pill. September 2017.
Bustle_logoWhat’s The Future Of Contraception? Over-The-Counter Birth Control Is Finally A Real Possibility. September 2017.
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pt_logo_h90Colorado is Third State Allowing Pharmacists to Prescribe Birth Control. February 2017.
pt_logo_h90An OTC Birth Control Pill Could Become a Reality. January 2017.
mpr-headerDrs. Sally Rafie and Lorinda Anderson discuss pharmacist prescribing of oral contraceptives in California and Oregon. December 2016.
hercampuslogo8 birth control mistakes you might be making, according to Dr. Rafie and others. December 2016.

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Pharmacists in California can now prescribe birth control.  Dr. Rafie explains why the service is not yet available in many pharmacies.  May 2016.

 

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Dr. Rafie estimates the small percentage of pharmacies that have begun providing direct access to birth control without a prescription.  May 2016.
sfgate-logoDid you know you don’t need a prescription to get birth control pills? Dr. Rafie explains the status of pharmacist prescribing of birth control in California. May 2016.
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California Pharmacists Can Prescribe Birth Control. April 2016.
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Abortion Pill Label Change: What Pharmacists Need to Know. April 2016.
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Confusing health issues explained. Dr. Rafie clarifies birth control and blood clots. January 2016.
Dr. Rafie and other providers talks about common birth control mistakes. December 2015.Dr. Rafie and other providers talk about common birth control mistakes. December 2015.
Among the top questiosn to discuss with your ObGyn during pregnancy is about over-the-counter and prescription medicines, according to Dr. Rafie. 2015.How over-the-counter and prescription medicines will affect the pregnancy is among the top must-ask questions to discuss with your ObGyn during pregnancy, according to Dr. Rafie. October 2015.
Teens at risk of unplanned pregnancy by state. How and when to talk to teens about safe sex. Dr. Rafie talks about birth control methods for teens. September 2015.Teens at risk of unplanned pregnancy by state. How and when to talk to teens about safe sex. Dr. Rafie talks about birth control methods for teens. September 2015.
Dr. Rafie quoted in article about new California law that will allow pharmacists to prescribe birth control and more. August 2015.Dr. Rafie quoted in article about new California law that will allow pharmacists to prescribe birth control and more. August 2015.
A new California law allows pharmacists to prescribe birth control. Dr. Rafie shares how this expanded access will help women. June 2016.A new California law allows pharmacists to prescribe birth control. Dr. Rafie shares how this expanded access will help women. June 2015.
Dr. Sally Rafie. May 2015.Dr. Rafie and other providers share 10 surprising facts about birth control. May 2015.
Dr. Rafie discusses the pros and cons of different birth control methods. March 2015.Dr. Rafie discusses the pros and cons of different birth control methods. March 2015.
Dr. Rafie provides an update on birth control methods available at the pharmacy. February 2015.Dr. Rafie provides an update on birth control methods available at the pharmacy. February 2015.
Dr. Rafie alleviates concerns about [lack of] risks to pregnancy if still taking the pill. December 2014.Dr. Rafie alleviates concerns about [lack of] risks to pregnancy if still taking the pill. December 2014.
Dr. Rafie explains the effectiveness of various birth control methods. September 2014.Dr. Rafie explains the effectiveness of various birth control methods. September 2014.
In this radio show interview, Dr. Rafie talks about the importance of birth control and describes the role of pharmacists in providing access. September 2014.In this radio show interview, Dr. Rafie talks about the importance of birth control and describes the role of pharmacists in providing access. September 2014.
EmpowHER LogoDr. Rafie explains how IUDs and emergency contraceptives actually work. July 2014.
Dr. Rafie provides updates on women's health issues for pharmacists. June 2014.Dr. Rafie provides updates on women’s health issues for pharmacists. June 2014.
Dr. Rafie’s research revealed physicians and clinicians support pharmacy access to hormonal contraception. July 2012.
Dr. Rafie adds pharmacist perspective regarding contraception in pharmacies. January 2009.Dr. Rafie adds pharmacist perspective regarding contraception in pharmacies. January 2009.