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Yet another study shows: Birth control is reducing the fish population for generations

"These adverse outcomes, if shown in natural populations, could have negative impacts on fish inhabiting contaminated aquatic environments," the researchers said.

Women In Washington, D.C. Can Now Be Fired For Using Birth Control

A House committee voted to overturn a new Washington D.C. law that would have banned employment discrimination based on reproductive health decisions like using IVF, having an abortion, or even using birth control.

Nancy Pelosi slams GOP: Letting employers fire women for using birth control is unconscionable

4 days agoNews : The Raw Story

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., slammed House Republicans on Tuesday over a committee’s decision to consider overturning a Washington, D.C., law that prevents employers from firing workers over their use of birth control or other reproductive health decisions that go against the...

House Committee Votes To Block D.C. Non-Discrimination Law

It prevents employers from discriminating based on reproductive health decisions, including having an abortion or using birth control. [ more › ]

Pro-life blog buzz 4-21-15

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and Kelli Down on the Pharm dissects an article in Ebony, written by Deacon Emma Akpan, who “bemoans the lack of church preaching to promote birth control and abortion” and believes abortion is a good thing for the Black community – despite the fact that, […] The post Pro-life blog buzz 4-21-15 appeared first on Jill Stanek.

The Health Advice A Gyno Gives Her Friends

6 days agoNews : Huffington Post

Find out what tips your doc is doling out over drinks. By Amanda Kelly Get This Type of Birth Control "I talk my patients through all of their birth control options," says gynecologist Liz Lyster, MD, MPH, FACOG. "But I tell my friends to mess with their hormones as little as possible. Show More Summary

Mind the Gap (Stand Clear of the Closing Doors)

Chick #1: I went back on birth control this month. I’m using the Ring, except I don’t know if I’m using it right. I don’t want to take it out every time we have sex. Chick #2: Wait, you shouldn’t have to take it out during sex. Chick #1: That’s what I thought. Except, maybe […]

Nikki Kelly: Woman On Birth Control Gives Birth To Baby With No Signs Of Pregnancy

Nikki Kelly’s trip to the bathroom turned out to be much more than she expected. As a matter of fact, she got a life-changing surprise most probably couldn’t have fathomed! According to Mirror Online, Kelly was on birth control and ended up giving birth to a baby she didn’t know she was pregnant with. Show More Summary

A Third of American Women Don't Allow For Enough Time Between Births

The average American mother spaces the birth of her children two and a half years apart. But one-third of women don’t allow enough space between children. A study released on Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that 30 percent of mothers become pregnant again within 18 months. Read more...

Study: Some insurance companies skirting contraceptive coverage mandate in Obamacare

Obamacare requires that every insurance policy covers certain things with no additional out-of-pocket charges for the policy-holder. One of those things to be covered is prescribed birth control, whether pills or an IUD or implants or any kind of birth control prescribed by a doctor. Show More Summary

Bill would make Catholic hospitals tell patients about options elsewhere

A measure before Illinois lawmakers would require Roman Catholic hospitals to tell patients they can go elsewhere for birth control, certain medical procedures and other health care choices that violate church teachings.

Report: Despite Obamacare, Insurers Aren’t Covering Birth Control Consistently

The report from the Kaiser Family Foundation finds that insurers are not providing consistent coverage for non-pill birth control methods, and it can be fiendishly difficult to find information about which methods are covered. Image: Shutterstock The post Report: Despite Obamacare, Insurers Aren’t Covering Birth Control Consistently appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Justice Alito Lets Another Nonprofit Avoid Compliance With Birth Control Benefit

In an order issued late on April 15, the justice stayed a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in Zubik v. Burwell. Image: National Constitution Center Programs/ Youtube The post Justice Alito Lets Another Nonprofit Avoid Compliance With Birth Control Benefit appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Pillsy: This smart pouch reminds you to take your birth control

It baffles me that in 2015 the most effective way to not get pregnant (behind abstinence, obviously) is to pop a pill each and every day. A method that, admittedly, is achingly simple, yet could be deemed useless if you forget to take it just once, have a stomach bug or (in some cases) take it at the wrong time.... Show More Summary

New Dietary Supplement May Support Reproductive Health in Women

Current statistics on U.S. birth rates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report a continued trend toward delayed motherhood, as many women spend their 20s focusing on obtaining an education and building a successful career. As fertility gradually declines in the 30s, particularly after age 35, the risk of experiencing difficulty conceiving […]

Not All Birth Control Covered by Insurance Companies Under Obamacare

last weekHealth : Healthland

A new study from the Kaiser Family Foundation finds not all birth control is covered without costs or copays, including some IUDs and emergency contraceptives

This New Form Of Birth Control GUARANTEES You’ll Have An Orgasm

This Frankenstein-like combination of contraception and sex toy is called the Va w.o.w. We’re freaked out—yet intrigued.

Your Birth Control Pills May Be Messing With Your Brain

Post by Maressa Brown. Love, hate, or feel indifferent about 'em, birth control pills appear to do a lot more than prevent pregnancy. Research shows time and again that for all their positives, oral contraceptives can also come with side effects that should definitely raise our eyebrows. Show More Summary

Insurance Coverage Of Birth Control Is Uneven, Despite Obamacare Mandate

Health insurance coverage of contraceptives like hormonal implants, patches and vaginal rings remains inconsistent for American women, even though the Affordable Care Act requires no-cost access to birth control, according to a report...Show More Summary

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