In news that will be welcomed by women everywhere in America, the only time you should drink a glass of wine is when you're actively taking birth control pills. Say what?!?! What crackpot organization would suggest something so ridiculous,...Show More Summary
Another young British woman died recently from a blood clot supposedly caused by the birth control pill that she was taking. The Daily Mail reports that Charlotte Foster was taking the oral contraceptive pill Dianette when she was taken to Princess Royal Hospital in Telford and later died on Jan. 25 from a blood clot […]
The fatal clots appeared after only a few months on the pill.
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"I have so much birth control. You must think I'm such a slut," Whitney Cummings says, clearing packets of pills off her kitchen counter. "Oh, and maybe I should hide the chest wrinkle preventer? It's this thing you sleep with to prevent chest wrinkles. But in the middle of the night when I eat,...
British court officials are investigating the death of a young teen who died on vacation last fall after developing a rare blood clot disorder from a birth control pill. The Daily Mail reports 16-year-old Sophie Murray was rushed to the hospital on Nov. 8, 2015, after her lips turned blue and she became breathless in […]
Fallan Kurek died from a blood clot on her lung, caused by the birth control pill, which she had been taking for only 25 days.
The Question: What can you really expect to happen to your body, brain and hormones when you stop taking oral contraception? The Answer: For most women, the answer is not a whole lot. If you've decided to go off the pill to start a...Show More Summary
To help us separate facts from fiction about birth control pills, our friends at Self put together a list of things that may cause the unexpected to happen. The Pill is the most commonly used form of birth control in the US. When taken...Show More Summary
Birth control pills have now been approved to be sold over-the-counter (without a prescription) in both Oregon and California and this is seriously important news for women. Comedian Myka Fox especially thinks so, and she is very excited about the prospect of having sex without contracting babies!!! Among other things, of course.
PLANNED PARENTHOOD HARDEST HIT: Getting the Pill Without a Doctor: The Revolution Begins. As Virginia Postrel has written, requiting women to get a prescription for hormonal birth control means that some of them will end up resorting to other forms of birth control they don’t prefer, because they forgot to get to the doctor before […]
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A new study finds oral contraceptive use shortly before or during pregnancy are unlikely to result in birth defects.
Oregon is the first state in the U.S. to allow women to buy birth control pills without a doctor’s prescription. And when a similar law in California takes effect in a few months, the Golden state will be next. Instead of needing prescriptions,...Show More Summary
By: Laura Geggel Published on 01/05/2016 on LiveScience Women in Oregon no longer need a doctor's prescription to get birth control pills, according to a new state law. Instead, they can fill out a health questionnaire and receive oral...Show More Summary
Post by Stephanie Booth. So many reasons to love Oregon. Portlandia. Breathtaking hikes in the Gorge. Did we mention the PDX airport smells like freshly roasted coffee and when people ask, "How are you?" they REALLY want to know? But we digress. Show More Summary
Lawmakers in Oregon and California have implemented measures that will allow women to obtain birth control pills directly from pharmacies over-the-counter, without a doctor’s prescription. In Oregon, the new law took effect on January 1, and provides access to hormonal birth control—including pills and patches—for woman age 18 or older. Show More Summary
'The Holy Father has... called for a certain amount of control of birth,' the cardinal said, but specified he wasn't referring to the birth control pill.
Monday marked the 50th anniversary of the intervention of the birth control pill. There is no doubt that the pill has had a huge influence on sexual attitudes, sexual activity, and how much control women had over their own fertility. The pill, although it may not be the right choice for everyone, should be celebrated […]