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My Pharmacist and Me: How California Pharmacists Can Help Protect Patient Privacy

As pharmacists prepare to step into the ring of providing sensitive family planning services to their patients, it is important to brush up on patient confidentiality strategies, especially as they pertain to teens. 463 more words

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Clearing Pathways and Removing Barriers

Clearing Pathways and Removing Barriers- Why LARCs work!!

Alicia Anderson

Community Outreach Coordinator

A Step Ahead Foundation

Half of all pregnancies in the United States each year are unintended.  406 more words


New Intrauterine System- IUS –advances the IUD concept

More Choices Available for Long Acting Birth Control
Perhaps you may remember the IUD or the Copper T that was first introduced in the 1980’s. Now there’s a new birth control device called IUS or Intrauterine System. 369 more words

Dr. Vivien Brown

Three Weeks Pill Free

Today marks three weeks Pill free. I feel like my mind becomes more and more clear each week. Having a cloudy mind was, honestly, the worst side effect of hormonal birth control. 535 more words

Two Weeks Pill Free

Monday marked my second week Pill free. Finding balance is such a slow process; you have to be persistent and intent. I’ve made small changes over the last two weeks: 388 more words

Plan-B: What You Need to Know

We all know the saying “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” but sometimes things happen, that’s just life. With that being said, it is ideal to focus on an effective form… 243 more words


Poor Women, Big Families

While transcribing the 1925 book edited by Margaret Sanger titled The Sixth International Neo-Malthusian and Birth Control Conferences: International Aspects of Birth Control I couldn’t help but be surprised by the amount of opposition faced by the original pioneers for Birth Control. 740 more words

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