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This Birth Control Messes With How Your Brain Sees Food

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.06.2016 | Healthy Living

The best birth control is easy to use and effective, but nearly all of these medications can come with side effects. The Depo-Provera shot, an effecti...

What Every Woman Should Know About Contraceptives and Weight

Valerie Tarico | Posted 04.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Valerie Tarico

For many women, one question that comes up every so often is whether contraception is making weight management harder. As a woman trying to figure out what is best for your body, it can be challenging to sort out reality from hype or haze.

Reports: Israel Forced Ethiopian Women To Undergo Birth Control Shots

The Huffington Post | Eline Gordts | Posted 01.28.2013 | World

An Israeli government official has acknowledged that a number of Ethiopian women who were immigrating to Israel were injected with a long-acting contr...

Injectable Birth Control Linked With Doubled Breast Cancer Risk

The Huffington Post | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 04.05.2012 | Healthy Living

An injectable kind of birth control has been linked to an increased risk of breast cancer in young women, according to a new study in the journal Canc...

Ashley Judd: Please, Population Control is Not the Answer for Congo

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

Congo's economy is not undermined by "unregulated fertility" rates. Civil society has been destroyed by decades of war and over a hundred years of exploitation of Congo's wealth by international interests.