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New warnings for women who use NuvaRing contraceptive

A NuvaRing contraceptive.

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TORONTO – The maker of the contraceptive device NuvaRing is informing women about new restrictions for the use of the product. 260 more words


Anniversary of OTC Emergency Contraception

Last summer, Plan B One-Step became the first emergency contraception option available over-the-counter without any age or identification restrictions.  See where to get which products today: 6 more words

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Speculative Fiction

Imagine writing a story where you change a character’s choices so that the outcome wouldn’t include your own birth.

What if?  What if?

This could come from… 457 more words


Beautiful but Unlikely - Part 2

So . . . it was as if the door to my room opened and an anonymous arm thrust itself in, handing me a golden pelydryn. 1,195 more words


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Certain Birth Control Pills Linked to Breast Cancer Risk

By Kathleen Doheny
HealthDay Reporter

THURSDAY, July 31, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Birth control pills containing high doses of estrogen, along with some other formulations, may increase the risk of breast cancer in women under 50, new preliminary research suggests. 694 more words

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The Story So Far: NuvaRing issues restriction warning; CRTC takes on cell roaming charges

Hello and welcome to The Story So Far for Friday, Aug. 1.  Click on the audio player below to hear the rundown on some of the stories we’re following for you today. 29 more words


Recent Birth Control Pill Use Linked With Breast Cancer Risk

Oral contraceptives and an increased risk for breast cancer have been linked in the past, but now researchers have made the link again, showing women who recently used birth control pills with high-dose estrogen have an increased risk for breast cancer compared to women using other versions. 297 more words