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Colorado is Third State Allowing Pharmacists to Prescribe Birth Control. February 2017.

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An OTC Birth Control Pill Could Become a Reality. January 2017.

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Drs. Sally Rafie and Lorinda Anderson discuss pharmacist prescribing of oral contraceptives in California and Oregon. December 2016.

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8 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.

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Did 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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Findings from a survey of healthcare providers regarding expanding access to birth control in pharmacies conducted by Dr. Rafie and her research team. January 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.

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Dr. 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.