You know that your birth control helps to prevent pregnancy, but did you know it may be causing painful orgasms and affecting your taste in men? If you're on the pill, it's important to know exactly how that dosage affects your body and behaviors. Show More Summary
That "O-face" is actually an "Ow-face"? Some doctors at NYU Langone Medical Center have found some women on low-dose birth control pills may have more pelvic pain during orgam than women on higher-dose pills. [ more › ]
In all the fussing over the sale of emergency contraception over-the-counter (OTC), it?s easy to forget that there?s another contraception drug out there that should be available OTC but isn?t: the ordinary, everyday birth control pill. Show More Summary
A new study has revealed that women who are on birth control pills with lower doses of estrogen are at increased risk for pelvic pain, including pain during orgasm. Ouch. More » Ouch: Low-Dose Birth Control Linked To Pelvic Pain is a post from Blisstree - Get tips on healthy living, work outs, wellness & health food recipes. Advice & news on mental health & healthcare..
I greatly appreciate Michael J. New’s comments about birth control and abortion, but I was struck by the claims that “a sexually liberated culture is never going to support significant restrictions on abortion” and that getting rid of...Show More Summary
If you don't have insurance, the process of buying birth control is, unequivocally, a problem. Thanks to Obamacare, the insured have access to the pill for free (in theory), but those without coverage are shit out of luck—it turns out the price of not getting knocked up is a whole lot more than just gazing into this kid's tear-filled eyes. [ more › ]
Shortly after the Food and Drug Administration announced their decision to permit women as young as 15-years-old to purchase the Plan B morning after birth control pill without parental permission Wednesday, the White House announced it would appeal the decision. Show More Summary
Nearly two-third of women in the United States wish they could purchase their birth control pills over the counter, according to a new nationally-representative survey from Ibis Reproductive Health. About 30 percent of respondents who don’t currently use birth control, or who have opted for a less effective contraceptive method like condoms, reported that they [...]
The U.S. Justice Department filed a notice of appeal Wednesday over a federal judge's ruling that directed the Food and Drug Administration to make the morning-after birth control pill available to females of all ages without a prescription. The government also filed a motion for a temporary stay of the FDA's approval on Tuesday of [...]
(WASHINGTON) — The Justice Department is appealing a judge’s decision lifting all age limits on the Plan B morning-afer birth control pill and a cheaper generic. The federal government says the judge who issued the ruling had exceeded his authority and that his decision should be suspended while the appeal is underway. Show More Summary
A judge recently lifted all age limits on the Plan B morning-after birth control pill and a generic.
The nationwide morning-after pill discussion continued late yesterday as the Food and Drug Administration ruled that the next-day birth control would be available over-the-counter for those 15 and older.
Things definitely got awkward for Jenna and Matty on the latest "Awkward" starting the moment Jenna's father realized the birth control pills he'd found belonged...
You probably didn’t know that by taking the birth control pill, you are directly contributing to lethal experimentation, euthanasia, poverty, and crime. Well, this flower/weed graphic discovered by feminist blogger Jessica Valenti on One More Soul, a Christian website promoting chastity until opposite-sex marriage, will set you straight. Only through chastity will you have a [...]
Rachel Lietzke Payne started using Nuvaring in 2008, when she was a 20-year-old college student. The contraceptive device appealed to her because it was easy to use. Birth control pills have to be taken every day, but Nuvaring, which came onto the market in 2001, is inserted into the vagina and removed each month—and is [...]
The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC) and the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) have joined to urge the Minister of Health to take swift action to ensure that the Apotex Alysena 28 faulty birth control debacle never happens again in Canada. Show More Summary
This month, a federal judge ruled that emergency contraception should be made available without a prescription to women of all ages. This week, the New York Times takes on the next phase of the birth control debate: What’s stopping us from making all oral contraceptives available without a doctor’s note?
When a federal judge ruled that the FDA had no scientific reason to require a prescription for emergency contraception at any age earlier this month, some wondered why we should bother with birth control prescriptions at all. Oral contraceptives are basically the same drug as Plan B, but in smaller ... More »
The New York Times wonders. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists thinks they should be over the counter. The Catholic Medical Association and the American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians and Gynecologists disagree, of course, because their religious beliefs should obviously dictate the kind of health care that the rest of us are able to access.