When girls and women come to my office looking for birth control, they are usually thinking of pills. And in the past, I was right on board with recommending them. But several years ago, I totally changed my approach to how I talk about birth control, especially for young women.
When I underwent metabolic testing, I figured the experience would simply make a good story, and prove entertaining for an avid athlete like myself. To my surprise, however, the tests indicated serious problems with my current exercise and diet regimen.
The new supposed "culture war" may have captured the fevered imagination of the press corps, but not the electorate -- 71 percent of which still says the economy is the most important problem facing America.
What is it about women that the men of deeply conservative religions find so threatening? What runs so deep that it justifies traumatizing an innocent eight-year-old like Naama Margolese in Beit Shemesh?
I was stunned to read E.J. Dionne's column in the Washington Post today denouncing a decision that should instead be lauded, especially by those of us who care about religious freedom, women's health, and economic fairness.
Did you know that 98 percent of American women use birth control during their lifetime? Yet for many women, it's simply too expensive. One in three women has struggled with the high cost of prescription birth control.
Scientific researchers have known for years that the birth control pill depletes nutrients, but to what extent have women been told this information and guided to supplements that will supply what's lost?