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Jonathan Eig, author of biographies of Jackie Robinson, Al Capone and Lou Gehrig, turns his attention to the story of the birth-control pill in his latest book, The Birth of the Pill. Eig came on The Interview Show, hosted by Mark Bazer, to talk the science, politics and sociology behind what he calls the most important invention of the 20th century. Show More Summary
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At one point, I got on birth control pills. He told me they were making me fat and he “jokingly” flushed them down the toilet.
If you’re great at following your iCal, this could be the perfect birth control method for you.
If you're a woman who's ever been on birth control, you're probably familiar with the torture of trying to find the type that suits your body (and your budget), the nail-biting nights when you've forgotten your pills across town, the mood swings, the libido dips, and a whole host of other side effects. Show More Summary
Post by Stephanie Booth. You're pregnant. (Hooray!) But you were still on the birth control pill when you found out. (Oh no.) Relax. You're probably worried about what risks there might be to your baby. Otherwise, you wouldn't be reading this. Show More Summary
Men! The responsibility for whether you have children or not could soon be completely upon you. According to scientists from Airlangga University in Indonesia, a male contraceptive pill derived from the plant Justicia gendarussa is '99% effective,' meaning
Post by Maressa Brown. A new CDC study on birth control is making headlines for quite a few reasons, but one of the biggest takeaways is that clearly, women need a serious wake-up call! Turns out, women are using the pill over any other...Show More Summary
What's the most popular form of birth control? The pill. What's the second most popular? Sterilization! Ha ha! No seriously, it is. More » You Will Seriously Never Guess What The Second Most Popular Form Of Birth Control Is is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.
Looks like the pill has some competition
Christmas comes early. This time out he's not going to focus as much on slapping birth control pills out of the mouths of sluts or attacking the marriages of couples whose genitals aren't as diverse as Santorum might like. No, he's going to reach out to blue collar workers... Show More Summary
“Did you take your birth control pill?” It’s a question that causes many women to bristle, a recurring reminder that the brunt of the responsibility falls on them to prevent pregnancy. It’s a lopsided arrangement, to be sure, but researchers...Show More Summary
Reader Karen S. from Atlanta, Georgia writes: I’m looking to donate my eggs, but I read on a couple web sites that egg donors can’t have sex when they’re donating. I understand why they don’t want me taking birth control pills or hormonal...Show More Summary
Parsemus Foundation is working on a male version of the pill named Vasalgel that is expected to hit the market in 2017.
For guys, birth control options are pretty limited, and f or years we've been promised a male version of the pill—some reversible process that will protect against the threat of offspring that's not as permanent as a vasectomy. This new injectable gel, however, has already proven nearly foolproof (in baboons at least) and could hit market within two years. 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
They took 2 sets of women who were on birth control pills when they chose their male partners. Group 1 had objectively good-looking men, and Group 2 had objectively not-so-good-looking men. They stopped the birth control pills, and supposedly the women in Group 2 became less attracted to the men, but the women in Group 1 did not. Show More Summary
Women have been saying for a long time that the pill does more than keep us baby-free. Some side effects of hormonal birth control are nice, like what it does to your skin and your boobs. And some are not-so-nice, like the thing where it makes you not even want... More »