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More And More Women Are Using Long-Term Methods Of Birth Control

LiveScience | Rachael Rettner | Posted 12.11.2014 | Women

By: Rachael Rettner, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 12/11/2014 02:46 AM EST on LiveScience The percentage of U.S. women who are using long-t...

The Odd Effect Taking The Pill May Have On Choosing A Partner

LiveScience | Stephanie Pappas | Posted 11.18.2014 | Women

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Contributor Published: 11/17/2014 07:14 PM EST on LiveScience Picking a partner while on the Pill might have las...

Proposed Ohio Bill Would Put Women's Health At Risk

Bob Hagan | Posted 08.12.2014 | Politics
Bob Hagan

As fathers of daughters and brothers of a combined 16 sisters, we cannot imagine working in a state where women do not have access to safe and affordable health care or the opportunity to plan for their families -- especially when faced with the horrors of rape or incest.

Laura Bassett

Not Knocked Up: Birth Control Use Widespread

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 02.14.2013 | Politics

Virtually all sexually active American women have used some form of contraception in their lives, and the use of condoms and the so-called morning-aft...

Young Women Have Gotten Smarter About Sex

AP | MIKE STOBBE | Posted 05.04.2012 | Women

ATLANTA -- More teen girls now use the best kinds of birth control, a new government study says. About 60 percent of teen girls who have sex use the ...

The Birth Control Conundrum

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.13.2012 | Politics
Marcia G. Yerman

Religious freedom is being pitted against women's rights to basic health care. What exactly does it all mean women of childbearing age?

The War on Women

Gretchen Whitmer | Posted 05.11.2012 | Politics
Gretchen Whitmer

The Republican war on women goes far beyond merely using derogatory terms. From the recent attacks on contraception to eliminating tax credits for single mothers, treating women as second class citizens has somehow become a policy platform for their party once again.

Re-Vote On Yaz Blood Clot Risk?

Reuters | Posted 03.13.2012 | Women

By Anna Yukhananov WASHINGTON, Jan 12 (Reuters) - A U.S. watchdog group on Thursday urged the Food and Drug Administration to hold a n...

Is Birth Control Safe?

Reuters | Anna Yukhananov and Alina Selyukh | Posted 02.10.2012 | Healthy Living

By Anna Yukhananov and Alina Selyukh WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A ruling last week on the morning-after pill, as well as government recomm...

Birth Control? Really? (Yes, Really!)

Ellen R. Shaffer | Posted 09.19.2011 | Women
Ellen R. Shaffer

Today the Institute of Medicine reported what most breathing humans know more or less reflexively: That contraception is a preventive health care service. Why is this even a question? And why must we answer it now?