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Do women need to have periods?

Women in their 20s and 30s are increasingly opting for contraception that can repress their menstrual cycles, a trend that’s opening an interesting discussion about why the pill is designed to mimic a normal menstrual cycle, and what skipping it means for future fertility. 320 more words

Health And Fitness

$755 condoms make Zika prevention impractical in parts of South America

Concerns about birth defects caused by the Zika virus have led governments across South America, Central America and the Caribbean to ask women to postpone pregnancy by as much as two years. 221 more words

Women's Health

One More Reason Why Non-abortion "Services" At Planned Parenthood Don't Matter

This morning, as part of the national protest of Planned Parenthood, I took part in a protest outside a Planned Parenthood facility in Fresno, CA. We displayed signs, prayed the Rosary and discussed various related topics among ourselves. 237 more words

Catholic Interest

Remember Her Always...

Remember Her Always… This video tells about an effort to produce an amazingly powerful pro-life film. It is WELL worth the 5 minutes to watch… … 7 more words

Catholic Interest

It's Time to Free the Pill

Cross-posted from The Hand Mirror.

By Alison McCulloch

Back in the 1960s, when the Pill became available in Aotearoa New Zealand, the New Zealand Branch of the British Medical Association (the precursor to today’s NZMA) decided it would be unethical for doctors to let unmarried women get their hands on it. 1,625 more words

Barriers To Access

Dear Sister Veit, does your health plan cover Viagra for non procreative sex?

Dear Sister Veit,

As an OB/GYN I have been following with some interest your challenge to the Affordable Care Act’s contraception mandate, Zubik v. Burwell… 690 more words


Life vs. Everything Else

Life far outshines ALL OTHER considerations in our voting decisions. NOTHING else has priority over life. Not other social issues. Not political issues. Not economic issues. 20 more words

Catholic Interest