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One year after FDA approves over-the-counter birth control pill, advocates push for more access

It’s been one year since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first over-the-counter birth control pill, Opill, and less than two months since it hit store shelves. Advocates celebrate its availability, but say access is still lacking in terms of cost barriers and insurance coverage.