Normally, when an activist group (normally a Right Wing agent) make a claim upon which their activism is based (ex: "The birth control pill and abortion abstracts male/female relationships from the normal consequences that traditional...Show More Summary
Since the Centers for Disease Control confirmed that the Zika virus could cause microcephaly in newborns, the list of the effects of the virus only continues to grow. Read more...
The standing joke in New Hampshire is that the only thing Dartmouth students use for birth control is their personalities. I profess nothing about their bedroom behaviors, but will at least vouch for their spunkiness in the classroom. Show More Summary
Early Thursday morning, the House voted to pass a $1.1 billion Zika funding bill during the middle of the Democratic sit-in for a vote on gun-control measures. Progress on... something! But the bill excludes the $50 million requested for child and maternal health, and blocks any Zika-related funds from ... More »
The case highlights a clash between federal requirements and firmly held beliefs of Roman Catholic and other groups that say they are exempt on grounds of religious freedom.
There’s good news and bad news on the Zika front this week. Good news first: After months of stalling since the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention begged Congress for funding to halt a looming outbreak, Republicans have finally made a move to get money into the hands of public health professionals. Show More Summary
A game changer for reproductive rights. Believe it or not, millennials have it pretty rough what with today’s affordable housing crisis and the soaring costs of attending college. But one perk of growing up within the past two decades is the glorious, life-saving thing that is technology. Show More Summary
Post by Jacqueline Burt Cote. It sounds like a dream come true: an app or website that allows you to order birth control pills without having to go to the doctor, thereby eliminating most of the hoops we're forced to jump through for contraceptives. Show More Summary
Stephanie Page is researching male birth control, and everyone she meets agrees: It's about time! Everybody knows you can’t talk about women’s health without talking about birth control. But what about men’s health? Should birth control...Show More Summary
The new Lemonaid health app will help make birth control easier for women. With a few touches on a smartphone, prescription pills can be delivered immediately at a cheaper cost and without the need for visiting a doctor.
ABC’s Good Morning America spent four minutes on Tuesday morning promoting a new birth-control app where doctors can dispense contraceptives without a face-to-face visit. ABC even promoted it for what’s controversial about it. Co-host Lara Spencer began: “But right now – the way girls as young as 13 may be getting the pill. The New […]
[...] Democrats erupted in opposition, citing provisions that effectively blocked Planned Parenthood from delivering birth control services under a $95 million grant program and a watered-down version of a provision backed by the House...Show More Summary
Making the decision to be on birth control before having children is a choice completely dependent on your own needs. Birth control after having a baby is a whole new game - especially if you're nursing. Although the act of breastfeeding...Show More Summary
A few weeks ago, I went to my friendly local Planned Parenthood to have my IUD removed and a new one put in. It was an appointment I’d been dreading, because while I love low-cost long-term birth control, my experience of having that...Show More Summary
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What a triumph for female millennials everywhere.
As director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, my job is to protect our nation's health. As a husband and father, my family's health and safety is always foremost on my mind. Zika virus, and the birth defects it can cause,...Show More Summary
The latest thing technology is trying to make obsolete: visiting the doctor's office. An increasing number of apps and online services are offering women a way to get birth control, including emergency contraception, without having to visit a doctor in person. California is one of a handful of...
Egypt's Administrative Court on Tuesday rejected the government’s decision to hand over control of two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia. Sputnik spoke to the Secretary General of the Socialist Party of Egypt, Ahmed Shaaban, regarding this decision.
Soon women could skip the copays and the stress with all of the birth control benefits. This article was originally published at Revelist. Here's some good news for ladies who hate visiting gynecologists: You may be able to get an IUD...Show More Summary