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Humans and Humanity

This letter appeared in the March 21, 2017 issue of the Inquirer.

I wish to commend the Inquirer for its March 7 editorial titled “Humane work.” It was an excellent defense of the lives of those who unfortunately have been addicted to illegal drugs. 262 more words

S.O.S - Save Our Squirrels. A grey area with a bleak outlook

At the end of last month, the Wildlife Trust recruited an army of 5000 with the intention of saving red squirrels from extinction. Initially, I was inquisitive. 1,582 more words

Wildlife

Why an Abortion doesn't Work

Just surfed a cool site that has two windows to gain entry to the site, PARENT and TEEN. What an innovative way of presenting the issue of sexual choices from both perspectives simultaneously. 640 more words

Reality Check: Should some prescription drugs become available over-the-counter?

Changing only three types of drugs from prescription to over-the-counter could save Canada $1 billion a year, according to a new study, but does an economic boost outweigh potential health risks? 412 more words

News

Access to Most Effective Birth Control Could Save $12 Billion a Year: Study

In recent decades the U.S. has seen a drop in the rate of unintended pregnancies, thanks in part to women using more effective and long-acting birth control methods, like the IUD or the implant. 391 more words

Global Human Reproductive Technologies Market to Reach US$27.1 Billion by 2019;Lifestyle Changes Linked to Growing Infertility

Overview of the human reproductive technologies market

The World Health Organization (WHO) reported in 2010 that almost 1.9% of the global female population between the age of 20 years and 44 years were unable to conceive their first child, while 10.9% of the women who had already given birth to a child faced problems conceiving the subsequent time. 416 more words

Healthcare

Contraceptive Failure Rates

MASON CITY, Iowa – According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Survey of Family Growth failure rates from common forms of contraception have been dropping. 142 more words

Iowa