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28 Black People Who Should Inspire You — Percy Julian

Without him, the birth control pill wouldn't exist. The post 28 Black People Who Should Inspire You — Percy Julian appeared first on The Good Men Project.

A Birth Control Pill For Men Could Be Getting Closer To Being Reality

Whenitcomestopregnancyprevention,theheavymajorityofprophylacticoptionsareforwomen.Menprettymuchhavejustone—theoneribbedforherpleasure.Malebirthcontrolpillshavebeenrumoredandspokenofforyears,likethehoverboardofprescriptiondrugs,butwewereneverallthatclosetoasolution.

HMM: We’re Closer Than Ever to a Birth Control Pill for Men. Well, I’ve been hearing that for mo…

HMM: We’re Closer Than Ever to a Birth Control Pill for Men. Well, I’ve been hearing that for most of my life. But given the dubious safety — and other side effects — of hormonal birth control for women, I’d be slow to adopt this new technology even if I were single.

We’re Closer Than Ever to a Birth Control Pill for Men

For dudes who like to notch their belts or track miscellaneous pants-related data, the fact that men produce 1,500 sperm every second seems impressive. But that comes at a cost: babies. Women can choose among a wide variety of birth control methods, but options for men are limited to slip-ons or snips. Show More Summary

Pro-life blog buzz 2-6-15

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and Kelli American Life League’s Judie Brown reminds us of the “web of deception” that was used to market the birth control pill to millions of women in the 1960’s, and the toll it is taking today: Today there are millions of unsuspecting women who […] The post Pro-life blog buzz 2-6-15 appeared first on Jill Stanek.

A natural argument for the birth control pill

3 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

When Pope Francis put in a word for “responsible parenthood” on his way back from the Philippines the other day, he added an off-the-cuff remark that grabbed headlines: Catholics, he said, do not need to breed “like rabbits.”

Rand Goes Full Paul on Vaccines

Vaccines are the media's new "Birth Control Pills" question for the GOP -- injecting an out-of-nowhere wedge issue question into the debate just because it hurts the GOP. Almost all GOP politicians are pro-vaccination, of course -- but a distressing...

The Long, Strange History of Birth Control

3 weeks agoHealth : Healthland

The father of the birth control pill — who died Jan. 30 — was part of the extensive history of people trying to prevent pregnancy

Carl Djerassi, a creator of the birth control pill, dies at 91

It was Dr. Carl Djerassi, along with two colleagues, who patented the key ingredient that led to the development of the oral contraceptive in 1951. Continue reading ? The post Carl Djerassi, a creator of the birth control pill, dies at 91 appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Carl Djerassi, Co-Creator Of Birth Control Pill, Dies At 91

Carl Djerassi was the chemist behind the synthetic hormone used in the oral contraceptive most commonly known as the Pill. Dr. Djerassi died in his home in San Francisco on January 30 at the age of 91. According to the Washington Post, Carl Djerassi died of complications due to liver and bone cancer. Show More Summary

"Father of birth control pill" dies

3 weeks agoTechnology : Tech Talk

Carl Djerassi, chemist widely credited with contraception breakthrough, died at 91 of complications of cancer

Carl Djerassi, father of the birth control pill, dies at 91

SAN FRANCISCO — Carl Djerassi, the chemist widely considered the father of the birth control pill, has died. Djerrasi died of complications of cancer Friday in his San Francisco home, Stanford University spokesman Dan Stober said. He...Show More Summary

Carl Djerassi, scientist considered father of birth control pill, dies at 91

Carl Djerassi, the chemist widely considered the father of the birth control pill, has died.

Carl Djerassi, 91, a Creator of the Birth Control Pill, Dies

3 weeks agoHealth : NYT: Health

Dr. Djerassi was one of two chemists working with a student assistant who in 1951 first synthesized a hormone that became the key ingredient of the contraceptive pill.

Carl Djerassi Dead At 91; Created Birth Control Pill

He changed the world 63 years ago by synthesizing a hormone that created the key ingredient for the oral contraceptive. If you “like” us on Facebook you’ll have a much better weekend. Now read this:RIP Rod McKuen, 1933-2015 (Jan 30, 2015) Minnesota Man Accused Of Bringing Dead Mother To Bank To Withdraw Money (Jan 25, [...]

New Walgreens App Helps Ladies Manage Their Periods and Whore Pills

Welcome to the Internet of Your Ovaries—it's like the Internet of Things but with birth control. Walgreens pharmacy has partnered with a company called Glow to refill your birth control from your smart phone and yes, the robots are coming for us—with tampons, hopefully. Read more...

This Week In Tabloids: Kendall Jenner and Lord Disick Are Doing Sex

Welcome to Midweek Madness, where we crush our birth control pills into a fine dust and release them into the Santa Ana winds, howling the ancient words ( inTouch, OK!, Life & Style, Star, Us Weekly) under the light of the moon. This...Show More Summary

POPSUGAR Shout Out: See How the Wizarding World of Harry Potter Came Together

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J.K. Rowling's fascinating notes for Harry Potter revealed - Tech 9 style rules for girls with small busts - Fashion Real-girl nightstands to inspire your bedroom decor - Home Over the pill? Facts about nonhormonal birth control - Love...Show More Summary

Talking Birth Control (and the Birth of It) With Jonathan Eig

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

Birth Control Pill Risks May Now Include Brain Cancer

last monthHealth : Healthland

Certain forms of birth control may promote growth of a rare brain tumor

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