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The Pill

The Condom vs. The Pill: Should Men Or Women Be Responsible For Contraception?

Mike Alvear | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Mike Alvear

I've seen couples break over this. Thing is, they both have a point. Nothing gives a man a flat tire faster than a condom. But guys too often act as if they can't do anything about it. Not true.

Mother's Day Reminds Me of the Pill

Rachel Farris | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rachel Farris

Those little white hormones packed in foil aren't the controlled substance here: women are. And if anyone tells you differently, ask them why you can buy condoms and cigarettes in a 7-Eleven.

China's War On Gerbils: Using Abortion Pill To Balance Ecosystem

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

BEIJING — Forestry officials in far western China have resorted to scattering abortion pills near gerbil burrows in a bid to halt a rodent plagu...

Goodbye to You, Yaz

Doug Bremner | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Doug Bremner

Yaz wasn't approved to treat PMDD and acne, and in any case, not all women have PMDD or untreated acne, even though the makers of Yaz probably wish that that was the case.

Are There Just too Many People in the World?

Johann Hari | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Johann Hari

To achieve the green goal of dealing with overpopulation, it's necessary to mix some oestrogen into the environmentalist palette.

The Pill Makes Women Choose Bad Boyfriends: Study | Jeanna Bryner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Birth-control pills could screw up a woman's ability to sniff out a compatible mate, a new study finds. While several factors can send a woman swooni...

Friday Talking Points [39] -- Republican Elitism Edition

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

For only the fourth (or fifth, depending on how you count) time in his presidency, George W. Bush had a veto overridden by both houses of Congress thi...