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Reproductive Health

  1. 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.
  2. science of us
    Black Mirror Does Not Appear to Know What the Morning-After Pill IsAn episode in the new season conflates emergency contraception with medical abortion.
  3. reproductive rights
    Texas Passed an Intense Abortion-Restriction Bill Despite Supreme Court RulingBecause who cares about the Supreme Court, anyway?
  4. the body politic
    Andrew Cuomo’s New Promise to Women: Infertility ProtectionInsurance companies will now be banned from excluding same-sex or single parents from infertility coverage.
  5. 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.
  6. Shonda Rhimes Is Joining Planned Parenthood’s National Board“The fact is that women’s health is under fire right now.”
  7. More Than 1 in 5 U.S. Adults Were Infected With HPV Between 2013 and 2014The figure increases to 42 percent for all forms of genital HPV, according to a CDC report.
  8. huzzah
    Birth Control Is More Effective Than Before, a New Study FoundFailure rates of contraceptives have dropped in recent years.
  9. legal battles
    Judge Blocks Texas’s Attempt to Cut Medicaid Funding to Planned ParenthoodA federal judge issued a preliminary injunction and wrote a scathing opinion admonishing the state.
  10. IUD Insertions Have Increased by 19 Percent Since the ElectionThe increase was seen in both conservative and liberal areas.
  11. Iowa Lawmakers Suggest Women Go to a Dentist Instead of Planned ParenthoodThe list of women’s-health providers state lawmakers said they’d be happy to fund included a few questionable choices.
  12. reproductive wrongs
    Oklahoma Abandons Measure Requiring Anti-Abortion Signs in Public BathroomsThey’ll opt for social-media outreach instead. Yay?
  13. witch hunts
    Republicans Want the Department of Justice to Investigate Planned ParenthoodA new report released Tuesday calls on the DOJ to investigate claims Planned Parenthood and its affiliates sold fetal tissue.
  14. reproductive wrongs
    Paul Ryan Dodges Free Birth Control Question on CNNAnd Jake Tapper isn’t having it.
  15. women's health
    There’s a New Study Examining the Possibility of Getting Abortion Pills by MailThe study is currently only open to residents of New York, Hawaii, Oregon, and Washington.
  16. reproductive rights
    Marco Rubio Is Against Abortion Even in Cases of Zika“But if I’m going to err, I’m going to err on the side of life.”
  17. fertility apps
    Glow Fertility App Faced With Security IssuesGlow unknowingly made the information easily accessible for stalkers and identity thieves.