Could some birth control pills soon be available without a prescription in the U.S.?
That is the hope of French drugmaker HRA Pharma. The company announced Monday that it's asking the Food and Drug Administration to approve its birth control pill for over-the-counter use.
Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Dr. Susan Wood, former assistant commissioner for women's health at the FDA. Now she directs George Washington University's Jacobs Institute of Women's Health Services
This segment aired on July 12, 2022.