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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...

Colo. Christian University Sues Over Obama Birth Control Provision

AP | Posted 12.22.2011 | Denver

DENVER -- Colorado Christian University has a filed a lawsuit challenging the Barack Obama administration's health care legislation requirement that t...

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.