The following summarizes selected women's health related videos.

50 Years of the Pill: In the first of a two-part series on the birth control pill's 50th anniversary, NBC News' Nancy Snyderman discussed its significance with Ms. Executive Editor Katherine Spillar, former Planned Parenthood Federation of America President Faye Wattleton, Newsweek religion editor Lisa Miller and Christie Hefner, daughter of Playboy publisher Hugh Hefner. "Rarely in history has something so small been credited with and vilified for so much," Snyderman said (Snyderman, "Nightly News," NBC, 5/5). The second segment -- which aired Thursday on the "Nightly News" -- explored the "next generation" of contraceptives (Snyderman, "Nightly News," NBC, 5/6).

25 Years of EMILY's List: In a 25th anniversary tribute to EMILY's List founder and outgoing president Ellen Malcolm, the group's supporters reflected on her contributions to the cause of electing pro-choice Democratic women. The video includes comments from President Clinton; Reps. Rosa DeLauro (Conn.) and Gwen Moore (Wis.); Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand (N.Y.), Charles Schumer (N.Y.) and Barbara Mikulski; President Clinton; several EMILY's List board members; and others (EMILY's List, 4/30).

Teen Pregnancy: Bristol Palin -- daughter of Sarah Palin and a "teen abstinence ambassador" for the Candie's Foundation's -- visited "The View" on Wednesday to talk about her life as a teen mother. She urged teens to think about "being a single mom" before having sex, adding that she's "out on her own" and providing for herself financially. Palin also said she hopes her mother will run for office again because she would make an "awesome" president ("The View," ABC, 5/5).

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