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U.S. contraceptive market sees diaphragm return after 50 years

Caya, a new non-hormonal diaphragm contraceptive, is hitting the U.S. market for the first time since the 1960s. The diaphragm was introduced in Europe in the 1880s as the Dutch Cap and was one of the first modern methods of contraception ever introduced. 171 more words

Health And Fitness

Colorado initiative leads to big decline in teen pregnancy

The rate of teenage pregnancy in Colorado fell by 40 percent between 2009-2013, and there was a 42 percent decline in abortions after the state offered free intrauterine implants and devices, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. 205 more words

Human And Civil Rights

Humanae Vitae and the Sensus Fidelium

Once the human being declares independence from reality and behaves with absolute dominion, the very foundations of our life begin to crumble.
~ Pope Francis, Laudato Si’

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Pope Francis

Why do we have abortion?

All made easier because of artificial contraception…


Male contraception is on its way

Male contraception is finally coming — and it might be here as soon as 2018. Vasalgel, a non-hormonal male contraceptive owned by the medical research organization the Parsemus Foundation is poised as the first FDA-approved male contraceptive since the condom. 171 more words

Human And Civil Rights

The Daily Beast says an over-the-counter-pill isn’t safe. Science says they’re wrong.

The Daily Beast has published what I can only describe as a hack job on the quest of the oral contraceptive pill (OCP) to go over-the-counter OTC). 1,277 more words


My GYNO says I can't have an IUD. Is she right?

I hear this fairly often – women telling me they asked their GYN for an IUD (yeah!) and were told that they couldn’t because they had never had children. 418 more words

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