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Abortion and Prematurity: A False Alarm

David A. Grimes | Posted 06.10.2016 | Women
David A. Grimes

No major medical or public health organization has concluded that abortion increases a woman's risk of preterm birth. However, impassioned (but naive) abortion opponents insist that abortion is causally related to prematurity.

Gardner Breaks Promise on Birth Control

Jason Salzman | Posted 06.08.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Last year, then U.S. Senate candidate Cory Gardner had a nice-sounding proposal: offer birth control over the counter, easy and quick. But as journalists pointed out, Gardner's plan would be more expensive for women.

Teen-Pregnancy-Prevention Program Doesn't Stop a 'Small Child From Implanting'

Jason Salzman | Posted 03.29.2015 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Boulder Rep. KC Becker is working on a bill to provide $5 million in funding for a state teen-pregnancy prevention program. Sen. Kevin Lundberg objects to such funding because the program relies on the distribution of IUDs, and Lundberg believes IUDs cause abortions.

Desperately Needing Watchdog

Jason Salzman | Posted 02.06.2015 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Last week, Colorado Rep. Cory Gardner voted to halt Obama's program to defer deportation of millions of immigrants who have children in our country. Gardner voted in Aug. (during his successful U.S. Senate campaign versus Democrat Mark Udall) against halting Obama's  program to defer deportations of young immigrants.

Ob/Gyns, Infertility Doctors: Toxic Chemicals Harm Mom, Dad And Baby

Molly Rauch | Posted 11.27.2013 | Parents
Molly Rauch

The powerful new statement affirms that toxic chemicals in the environment are harming our reproductive health. They are harming our fetuses and babies, and they are harming our health as women, men, mothers and fathers.

Abortion: Doctors Know Best but Politicians Ignore Them

Steve Heilig | Posted 10.21.2013 | Politics
Steve Heilig

Before you vote, study the science, or if that is too hard, listen to those who have. And once you know the facts, have the courage to break with your less-informed, ideologically-bound colleagues. Please.

Cosmetic Vaginal Surgeons Clueless About Female Sexuality

Angela Bonavoglia | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Angela Bonavoglia

Some 150 gynecologists, urogynecologists and plastic surgeons met last month to create those supposedly longed for "designer" vaginas and thereby "enhance sexual gratification."