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IUDs More Effective Than The Pill At Preventing Pregnancy: Study
2012-05-24 11:00:34

In a new study of birth control methods and unintended pregnancies, researchers have found that the pill is the most popular method of contraception used in the US, however it may not be the most effective.

2012-05-24 05:25:11

Nearly half of all unintended pregnancies in the United States are due to contraceptive failure, and it’s largely because of inconsistent or incorrect use.

2012-05-09 09:29:01

Intrauterine devices (IUDs) should be used routinely to provide emergency contraception, according to the authors of the first systematic review of all available data from the past 35 years.

Morning-After Pill Available By Vending Machine On Campus
2012-02-08 12:11:24

The student health center at Shippensburg University in Pennsylvania installed a vending machine where students can get the “morning-after” pill for $25.

Pfizer Recalls Ineffective Birth Control Pills
2012-02-01 15:02:01

The pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has had to recall some one million packages of birth control pills after post-production investigations indicated that some of the packages may not contain enough contraceptive to prevent pregnancy.


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dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
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