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New warnings for women who use NuvaRing contraceptive

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

Merck Canada Inc. says the prescription birth control ring should not be used by women who smoke and are over age 35 or who have at least one potentially serious medical condition, including heart disease, high blood pressure, abnormal blood-fat levels, clotting disorders or diabetes. 213 more words


Pro-Life Nurse-Midwife Sues Tampa Family Health Centers for Not Hiring Her after She Said She Wouldn’t Prescribe “Hormonal” Contraception

By Elaine Magliaro

In an article that she wrote for Slate titled Pro-Life Nurse-Midwife Who Won’t Prescribe the Pill Sues Family Planning Center for Not Hiring Her… 782 more words


Contraceptions Role in the November Election

The following is my res ponce to a question that was presented to me concerning the role contraception will play in the upcoming elections, in light of the Hobby Lobby case, and whether it will play a large role: … 505 more words



“Could I meet you sir? It’s urgent.”

My friend who is a popular speaker in schools and colleges narrated an incident.

“Sir, I am student of the college you spoke last week. 418 more words

In Medias Res

Hobby Lobby Case - A Rebuttal. Or, If You'd Like, Setting Things Straight.

I’ve been seeing a lot of pieces written about the Hobby Lobby ruling on emergency contraceptives, by both proponents and opponents. One particular one I came across (found… 736 more words

Bill Gates Foundadtion Unveils Contraceptive  Microchip That Can Last For More Than a Decade

The Bill Gates foundation has unveiled a contraceptive chip that can last up to 16 years. The chip can be turned on and off via a secure remote access and saves women going to the doctors to remove the implant when they want to get pregnant.

16 Years

First Virginia Senatorial Debate Gets a Little Heated

Incumbent Sen. Mark R. Warner (D) and Senate- hopeful Ed Gillespie (R) met at a West Virginia resort to hold the first Virginia Senatorial debate. “PBS NewsHour” co-anchor Judy Woodruff facilitated the event, which turned out to be pretty interesting, contrary to what… 229 more words