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Senators seek answers in Plan B flap; group declares fight not over

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A group of US senators demanded to know the rationale and scientific data Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius used to base her 7 December decision to block the US FDA's approval to permit Teva to market its single-pill emergency contraceptive Plan B One-Step (1.5 mg levonorgestrel tablet) as an over-the-counter (OTC) product with no age restrictions.

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