The Question: What should I be prepared for when I go off the Pill? The IUD is rising in popularity and nearly one in three women is now discontinuing her use of the birth control pill, citing dissatisfaction -- mostly from side effects. Show More Summary
Religious leaders, who are all, "I don't want the Affordable Care Act and its free birth control pills to ruin my church-going ladies": you're in for a rude awakening. Read more...
The pill. Freedom in a tablet. The cause célèbre of the women's rights movement. Particularly in the wake of the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision in 2014 and the uncertain future of the Affordable Care Act, no other issue, perhaps barring campus sexual assault, has dominated the contemporary feminist agenda as much as birth control.
Post by Adriana Velez. File this one under The Joys of Womanhood. They've found a link between the birth control Pill and Crohn's disease. Your risk for getting the dreaded incurable gastrointestinal disease is three times higher if you're on the pill. This is according to a study of 230,000 American Women. Show More Summary
The huge increase in Crohn’s disease cases in women in the past fifty years corresponds to the introduction of oral contraceptive pills, finds a new study of 230,000 women.
A study on the link between the birth control pill and Crohn’s disease has led a team of doctors to suggest that women with an already genetic predisposition to the chronic gastrointestinal disease may be three times more likely to develop the condition if they have used “the pill” for...
by Jazmine Hughes I'm going off the pill, you guys!!!!!! (HAPPY MONDAY: Here's some information about your friendly neighborhood blogger's reproductive health. Let's jump in!) I've been considering this for some time—I've been on itShow More Summary
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The Celebrity Break Baby Saga Celebrity men can’t seem to keep their peens in their pants, women aren’t on birth control, or both parties don’t want to use condoms or get that Plan B pill.. because lawd all of
Birth control pills : good for you or not good for you? (Don't answer that; it's a trick question, since no one has a definitive answer.) Read more...
University of Notre Dame really, really doesn't want to cover birth control pills for its employees and students, and it doesn't have to. But it also doesn't want to be forced to fill out a two-page form opting out of birth control coverage, because that too is somehow an infringement of the school's religious liberty. Show More Summary
Around 12 million women take birth control pills in the US and respond to each pill formulation very differently - here is a list of the 10 most common side effects of 'the pill'.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.”
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 father of the birth control pill — who died Jan. 30 — was part of the extensive history of people trying to prevent pregnancy
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.