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Birth Control

  1. life after roe
    Why Can’t You Buy the Pill Over the Counter?Birth-control pills are available without a prescription in more than 100 countries. Why not in the U.S.?
  2. life after roe
    Birth Control That Doesn’t ExpireWithout Roe, patients are telling doctors they want their tubes tied.
  3. power
    Who’s Afraid of Birth Control?A new documentary questions the safety of hormonal contraception. Its argument doesn’t hold up.
  4. power
    Supreme Court Says Employers Can Deny Workers Birth Control CoverageThe ruling could leave as many as 126,000 women without affordable contraception.
  5. health
    Every Girl I Knew Was On ItWhy some women are questioning hormonal birth control.
  6. science of us
    Will My Uterus Rot If I Skip My Birth Control–Induced “Period”?No, apparently. Also, no one seems to know why we’ve been doing this??
  7. science of us
    Natural Cycles Is the First Birth-Control App to Get FDA ApprovalBut it still might not be such a good idea to rely on it for pregnancy prevention.
  8. science of us
    8 Ways to Make Your IUD Insertion Less TerrifyingSimple ways to plan ahead.
  9. science of us
    A Brief Timeline of Scientists Promising a Birth-Control Pill for MenIt’s been six decades since the pill was approved for women. Scientists have been promising an option for men for almost as long.
  10. rants
    Idaho State Senator Screams ‘Abortion Is Murder’ at Visiting StudentsThe students were not there to discuss abortion.
  11. The IUD Is Making a ComebackThe IUD is becoming increasingly popular around the world. So, why aren’t more women in the U.S. using this form of contraception?
  12. birth control
    Swedish Contraceptive App Blamed for String of Unwanted PregnanciesNatural Cycles is the first app to be certified as a method of birth control in the E.U.
  13. reproductive rights
    Notre Dame Students Win Their Fight for Free Birth ControlStudents and employees successfully fought back against the school’s plan to deny coverage for birth control.
  14. reproductive rights
    Notre Dame Is Going to Stop Providing Free Birth ControlStudents and staff are affected after the Trump administration rolled back a federal mandate that requires employers to cover contraception costs.
  15. get that money
    Here’s How to Invoice Trump for Your Birth ControlAn invoice generator in response to Trump’s decision to roll back the birth-control mandate.
  16. women’s health
    The Trump Administration Just Made It Much Harder to Get Birth ControlThe Trump administration is reportedly ready to roll back the birth-control mandate.
  17. family planning
    Ian Somerhalder Threw Out Nikki Reed’s Birth-Control PillsUmmm.
  18. women’s health
    Trump May Roll Back the Rule That Requires Employers to Pay for Birth ControlAs part of Trump’s promise to expand employers’ religious freedom.
  19. The Pill Causing Weight Gain Is the Myth That Won’t Go AwayWhy so many still believe birth control is to blame for those extra pounds.
  20. abominations
    Men Are Supposedly Going on Bro Trips to Get VasectomiesThey’re “bro-sectomies,” apparently.
  21. Tomi Lahren Doesn’t Seem to Know How Much Birth Control Costs“I just don’t think birth control is so outrageously expensive that government funding for it is necessary.”
  22. things we fear
    This Popular Birth Control Is Being Recalled After Mixing Up the Placebo PillsThe error potentially put women at risk of pregnancy.
  23. politics
    Where Is Ivanka Trump’s Influence Now?As the First Daughter keeps her head down, her dad’s decisions call into question how much pull she really has.
  24. politics
    White House to Roll Back Federal Rule Requiring Employers to Cover Birth ControlEmployers could decline to cover birth control if it conflicts with their religious beliefs.
  25. politics
    Trump Taps Anti-Abortion Advocate to Lead Family-Planning ProgramTeresa Manning is an anti-abortion advocate who has questioned the “efficacy” of birth control.
  26. Yes, Your Birth-Control Pills Really Might Be Making You Feel Awful, Study SaysA new study found the pill can have a negative impact on your quality of life.
  27. Why This Safe Male Birth Control Won’t Be Available in the U.S. Anytime SoonThe safe and affordable method hasn’t gotten much support from drugmakers.
  28. 52 Percent of Men Say They Don’t Benefit From Women Accessing Birth ControlHow do they think this works?
  29. huzzah
    Birth Control Is More Effective Than Before, a New Study FoundFailure rates of contraceptives have dropped in recent years.
  30. cabinet of horrors
    Trump’s New Health Secretary Could Be Disastrous for WomenThe Georgia congressman is almost as bad as Mike Pence.
  31. This New Male Birth-Control Method Is Like an IUD for GuysThe gel serves as a long-acting, reversible barrier.
  32. IUD Insertions Have Increased by 19 Percent Since the ElectionThe increase was seen in both conservative and liberal areas.
  33. politics
    The GOP Just Took a Step Toward Making Birth Control More ExpensiveIn a “vote-a-thon” that lasted until 1 a.m. Thursday morning.
  34. New York Is Fighting to Keep Birth Control Free for New Yorkers, No Matter WhatIf the ACA were to be repealed, there’s a chance New Yorkers could be protected.
  35. birth control
    Planned Parenthood Has Seen Demand for IUDs Increase by 900 PercentCecile Richards told CNN’s Christiane Amanpour.
  36. New Trump Health-Care Policy Staffer Thinks Birth Control Causes AbortionsKaty Talento is apparently anti-birth control.
  37. desire
    This New Study Dispels Those Pesky Rumors About the Pill and Your Sex DriveIt may not be doing what you think it’s doing.
  38. the pill
    We’re Only a Few Years Away From Over-the-Counter Birth-Control PillsComing soon to a drugstore shelf near you.
  39. merry christmas?
    How to Get Free Birth Control in Donald Trump’s NameSort of.
  40. women’s health
    It’ll Soon Be Illegal to Defund Planned Parenthood Just for Providing AbortionsOn the state level, at least.
  41. hear us out
    Pro-Choice Policy Actually Reduces the Abortion RatePresenting some enlightening stats.
  42. Here’s How Trump’s Presidency Could Make It Harder for You to Get Birth ControlTwenty-seven percent of women and 44 percent of low-income women get their contraceptives from a publicly funded clinic.
  43. we won’t go back
    5 Ways You Can Help Planned ParenthoodGet involved and help their doors stay open.
  44. the trump effect
    How, Exactly, Could Trump Get Rid of Free Birth Control?Obamacare’s contraception mandate could be on the chopping block.
  45. things that pay off
    Why Birth Control Should Be FreeIt’s powerful preventive care unlike almost anything else in medicine.
  46. thanks birth control
    Women Are Taking to Social Media to Share How Birth Control Has Helped Them#ThxBirthControl campaign asks people to share stories about contraception.
  47. reproductive wrongs
    Paul Ryan Dodges Free Birth Control Question on CNNAnd Jake Tapper isn’t having it.
  48. reproductive wrongs
    What Will Women’s Health Care Look Like Now?Trump wants to repeal the Affordable Care Act, which has been great for women’s health.
  49. birth control
    Here’s Why Everyone Is Saying to Get an IUD TodayThe Trump-Pence administration could have disastrous effects on women’s health.
  50. personality tests
    11 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Getting an IUDThe pill can be great, but it’s understandable if you’re ready to move on.
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