by Alex Balk "Now the chemical snip! Male pill works like a vasectomy – but will girls trust men to take it?" 0 Comments The post Are Ladies Dumb Enough To Trust Dudes About Birth Control? appeared first on The Awl.
Researchers have discovered a way to block male mice from fatherhood—with minimal side effects. The technique, which could help lead to a male birth control pill, doesn't mess with hormones or with sperm itself, AFP reports. Instead, it affects sperm's ability to travel through the male body. By genetically...
The Plan B birth control pill is supposed to be a panacea for lowering the number of abortions and unplanned pregnancies — so much so that the Obamacare health care law forces religious companies and organizations to pay for such birth control in their employee health insurance plans. But a Planned Parenthood official is admitting […]
For women that are attractive, Plan A is using condoms or birth control, and Plan B is our product – but for ugly women...
Wed November 27, 2013 Mandatory Birth Control Coverage Back on Supreme Court Docket VITAMIN W Staff A women's right to get insurance coverage to pop birth control pills to regulate her period and not get pregnant is now a First Amendent debate for employers. Show More Summary
Last month, religious chain store Hobby Lobby released this video explaining their belief that they should not be forced to supply health care that gives employees access to the morning after pill: Today, the case was picked up by the...Show More Summary
Hey there! If you're a woman who has sex and doesn't want to have a baby, and so relies on at least one form of birth control to keep your body from baking a November surprise, you need to go read this rather startling piece on Mother...Show More Summary
In a major blow to birth control proponents, the European equivalent of Plan B - known as the "morning after pill" - now includes a...
The average American woman weighs 166 pounds. New data suggests that the Plan B morning-after pill is less effective if you weigh more that 165 pounds, and won't work at all for women who weigh more than 175.
Did you know that every time you take your birth control pill, a tiny Victorian woman hits a baby-carrying stork with an umbrella, and that’s why you don’t get pregnant? It’s true. This turn-of-the-century postcard knows what’s up. [Tumblr]
Women who use birth control pills for several years or longer may want to consider having their eyes checked more regularly as they get older, as a new study suggests the pills may double their lifetime risk of developing glaucoma.
Over the course of the past day or so, you may have seen some alarming news: Long-term use of birth control pills, according to a study released at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, may be linked to glaucoma, one of the leading causes of blindness in the US. Show More Summary
India is planning to put its rising population of primates on the pill to tackle the growing "monkey menace" in its towns and cities, government wildlife officials have confirmed.Vasectomies and sterilisation programmes are also being...Show More Summary
by Dustin Siggins WASHINGTON, D.C., November 19, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A new study shows a possible link between women who use birth control pills and a higher risk of glaucoma as they age. The study examined the Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey,…
The over-hyped headlines about birth control and glaucoma are just the latest example of the media's fearmongering about contraception. The post No, Birth Control Pills Will Not Make You Go Blind appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Women who used birth control pills for three years or more have twice the risk of developing the eye condition glaucoma later in life, according to new research. Glaucoma is the leading cause of blindness in the U.S. is caused when the eye’s optic nerve is damaged. Show More Summary
Post by Maressa Brown. Most women I know are pretty grateful that modern medicine has afforded us the miracle of birth control, because it affords us a level of control over our bodies and destinies that our grandmothers and previous generations of women didn't have. Show More Summary
In a possible dystopian future where Obamacare’s birth control mandate is struck down and American women stripped of their right to contraception minus co-pay discrimination, there may come a time when a woman and her sperm-producing partner may need to discuss cost-sharing over birth control. Show More Summary
Women who used birth control pills for three years or more have twice the risk of developing glaucoma later in life, according to new research. Glaucoma is a disease that damages the eye’s optic nerve and is a leading cause of blindness in the United States. It’s been well documented that low-estrogen levels following menopause contribute […]
Today is National Birth Control Day! Pop those pills, ladies. Read more...