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What Nonprofits Can Learn from MTV about "Selling" Their Services

Willa Seldon | Posted 12.19.2016 | Impact
Willa Seldon

By Willa Seldon, Taz Hussein, and Matt Plummer If you haven't seen MTV's hit TV show 16 and Pregnant, you're in for an experience. Each episode f...

How IUDs Really Work (And No, They Don't Terminate Pregnancies)

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 12.30.2015 | Healthy Living

As more women turn to long-lasting and highly effective IUDs for birth control, some anti-abortion groups are hitting back with a bogus health claim t...

The More Parents Talk To Teens About Sex, The Safer Their Sex Will Be

Reuters | Anna Almendrala | Posted 11.02.2015 | Healthy Living

By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) - Talking about sex with parents, especially moms, can influence teen behavior including condom use, according to a ...

A Court Case Pregnant With Advice and Counsel

Joseph Cooper | Posted 06.10.2016 | Politics
Joseph Cooper

By the end of June, the U. S. Supreme Court will deliver its decisions regarding same-sex marriage and, as well, the healthcare law whose controversial provisions include some contraception and abortion coverage.

The Cider House Rules -- and a Supreme Court Ruling

Joseph Cooper | Posted 06.05.2016 | Home
Joseph Cooper

For those birthing presidential campaigns and those conceiving runs for legislative power and those lusting for criminal court judgeships, The Cider House Rules and Griswold v. Connecticut should be required reading.

Sex and Birth Control: Teens Can't Have One Without the Other

Amelia Miller | Posted 01.23.2014 | Teen
Amelia Miller

Talking to teens about birth control doesn't encourage us to have sex; it helps us make better, more educated decisions when we're ready.

Thanks, Birth Control

Laura Stepp | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Laura Stepp

Is it too much to hope that one day, using birth control will be like getting a flu shot or taking your vitamins? Something any woman can afford -- and just does?

Thanks, Birth Control

Devon Corneal | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Devon Corneal

I make my big declarations of gratitude at Thanksgiving dinner, and my list doesn't vary much from year to year. This year though, I'm changing things up. This year, not only am I making my list public, I'm also adding something new.

Thanks, Birth Control! You Made This Possible

Stephanie Kaplan | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Stephanie Kaplan

While I was worrying about my grades, getting a summer internship, getting leadership positions in my extracurriculars, sticking to my budget, finding an apartment, and lots more, one thing I didn't have to worry about was getting pregnant -- and that was all thanks to birth control.

Mississippi Has Highest Rate Of Teen Pregnancies In The U.S.

Reuters | Posted 06.09.2012 | Teen

ATLANTA, April 10 (Reuters) - Mississippi has the highest teen birthrate in the nation while New Hampshire has the lowest, the Centers for Disease C...

Surprising Sex Ed Survey Has Some Experts Calling For Changes

Posted 09.14.2012 | Science

By: MyHealthNewsDaily Staff Published: 04/05/2012 01:31 PM EDT on MyHealthNewsDaily Schools have made little progress in recent years in teachin...

Plan B Falls Victim to Plan P: Politics

Emily Spitzer | Posted 02.09.2012 | Politics
Emily Spitzer

Plan B is the simplest birth control pill there is -- it's a morning after pill for women. One pill, taken the morning after sexual intercourse, prevents pregnancy. Indeed, the pill's simplicity is what's made it a target.

How Mothers Can Advocate For Their Daughters' Sexual Health (VIDEO)

EmpowHER | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Jane Fonda, founder and chairperson of the Georgia Campaign for Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention, explains how a mother should advocate for her daughte...

Can Common Ground Prevail?

Cristina Page | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cristina Page

After decades of resistance, some in the pro-life movement are stepping forward in support of pro-choice goals, even if that means jeopardizing their standing in the established pro-life community.