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No rule against that

I often tell young people that the time to start birth control is before they have sex so that they can find the birth control that works for them safely. 54 more words


RMC Responds: The Difference Between Contraception and Abortion

Following the Supreme Court’s controversial ruling allowing Hobby Lobby to exclude four contraceptives: Plan B; Ella; and two forms of IUDs, from their employee’s healthcare coverage, many Facebook commenters have defended Hobby Lobby by calling these contraceptives abortifacients. 777 more words


How this smart contraceptive design could liberate women in Africa

Family planning counts for a lot when it comes to development in poor countries. It lowers mortality among women and infants, improves educational outcomes, and slows population growth. 381 more words

Morning-After Pill May Not Be Affected By Body Weight

But after an investigation, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) says that emergency contraceptives are effective for women of all weights.

Last year, the agency requested a warning… 319 more words

Other Uses for The Pill

While millions of women use birth control for just that, more than 1.5 million women (that’s 14% of pill users) are using it solely for another heath reason. 87 more words

Birth Control

WiTOpoli Weekly: Friday, July 25

A roundup of some of the latest news in women, Toronto, and/or politics this week. What stories did you read this week? Tell us in the comments. 391 more words

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