AS LONG AS YOU TREAT LYING ABOUT BIRTH CONTROL PILLS THE SAME WAY: “Stealthing” Your Partner During Sex Could Soon Be Classified As Sexual Assault. But how likely is that, since it would put so many women at risk? Anyway, this whole thing has the smell of a panic manufactured via dubious research.
Clue, one of the best period tracking apps out there, just added a new feature: you can now keep track of whether you’ve taken your birth control pills, and Clue will tell you what to do if you missed a dose. Read more...
Women who use birth control know that there are many options available, including the pill, condoms, intrauterine devices (IUDs) and more. How do you know which one to use? In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. Megan Wasson describes birth control options and offers tips on how to determine the best fit for you. Watch: The […]
For many women this college graduation season, the primary reason to see a doctor soon after graduation may be to get birth control. They may want to stick with whatever they've been using, whether that's the pill or the patch or the vaginal ring. Or they may want to consider a broad menu of options...
Most women have probably thought about it and most doctors have probably heard it: will the scale go up if you go on a birth control pill? While it may seem like minuscule detail, it's a sensitive topic that is a real cause of concern for many women. Show More Summary
The pill may provide huge benefits but can also have potential downsides
It's not just you.
National Geographic is delving into hot-button social issues for a second time this year with its announcement of a new drama “The Birth of the Pill.” According to an exclusive statement released to The Hollywood Reporter, the documentary...Show More Summary
The cabler is also developing scripted projects about the Ebola virus and the origins of National Geographic, with Marti Noxon attached to the latter. read more
Sexually active teen girls' best bet for birth control is either an IUD or a birth-control implant, say new guidelines from a leading doctors' group.
When the birth control pill came out six decades ago, it revolutionized women's lives. But today, many of us take for granted a simple pill that gives us control over our bodies. And we've come to resent new inconveniences: like having to take your pill each day and pick up your prescription from the pharmacy once a month. Show More Summary
Supporters of a bill requiring insurance companies to cover a year's worth of birth control pills say it will prevent unintended pregnancies and save the state money. The legislation approved … Click to Continue »
Planned Parenthood CEO Cecile Richards upset quite a few women this week after she attributed women’s success to the birth control pill rather than women’s own abilities. On Monday, the highly-paid CEO’s Twitter feed was full of “facts” about her abortion chain and its services. Amid scandal after scandal, Planned Parenthood is trying desperately to […]
New study finds that women who take oral contraceptives may be at lower risk of some cancer types - including cervical cancer - for at least 30 years.
Categories: Feminism Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: A new metanalysis has been published outlining the evidence that oral birth control pills are safe and effective even for teens... (Read more...)
Between reports of health complications and more women thinking about IUDs, you might be considering a break from birth control pills. If you're concerned about what this change will do to your body, here's some information and advice...Show More Summary
MALE REPRODUCTIVE AUTONOMY: The Search for a Perfect Male Birth Control Pill: Picking up a quest abandoned by Big Pharma, academic labs are using new technology to develop contraceptive drugs for men. This is one side of the coin. Artificial wombs are the other.
Republican U.S. Rep. Mia Love says that though she's opposed to abortion, she's running a proposal to make it easier to get birth control pills over-the-counter. Love told lawmakers on … Click to Continue »
Natural Cycles is receiving lots of attention, but it's focus on birth control is not in line with Catholic teaching.
A new study suggests hormones can make women more susceptible to addiction, so could the birth control pill help with recovery? Hormonal fluctuations can wreak havoc on a woman’s body. From PMS to menopause, the ups and downs can trigger weight gain, depression, and exhaustion, […]