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Pediatricians Urge Use Of IUDs Or Implants For Teen Girls

CHICAGO (AP) — Teen girls who have sex should use IUDs or hormonal implants — long-acting birth control methods that are effective, safe and easy to use, the nation’s most influential pediatricians’ group recommends. 399 more words


Doctors Advise IUD Use as Best Birth Control Method for Teenagers

A leading medical group on Monday recommended implantable rods and intrauterine devices (IUDs) as the best form of birth control for teenage girls other than abstinence. 149 more words

World Contraceptives Day

KMET through the Homa Bay family planning advocacy project joined in celebrating this year’s World Contraceptives Day. The project is supporting the Homa Bay county government develop and approve a five year family planning strategy especially for four of the most needy sub counties. 86 more words


VIDEO: History's Worst Contraceptives

Is your mini pill making you ill? Not so sure about the IUD? Check out these historical examples of contraception from around the world.

Since forever, women have taken potentially toxic risks to keep their reproductive health under their control. 362 more words

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These Are Some Of History's Craziest Contraceptives (Video)

All through the course of history, there have been some pretty insane types of contraception. But we didn’;t know just HOW crazy some of them were till we saw this video. 25 more words

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First Week of School! First Week of School!

It was an exciting week this past week because something new was added to my routine – teaching students in a real, live classroom. No longer must Arian and I only practice the curriculum in an empty conference room with no one to laugh at our jokes! 1,086 more words

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