Latest Family Planning Association Stories

2010-12-17 00:00:42

Excellent Outcomes and a focus on Measuring Quality of Care Serves as a National Model for Managing Family Planning Programs (PRWEB) December 16, 2010 A new study finds that Maine's family planning health care system has demonstrated what researchers believe to be the highest documented quality of care of any family planning program in the country. The results in Maine exceeded those of the 26 states HealthMETRICS has studied. Furthermore, the researchers report that they are unaware of...

2009-08-14 12:15:00

New information has led researchers to believe that many women are not taking the safest brand of birth control pills. It has been found that certain oral contraceptives have been linked to a higher risk of blood clot than others in two separate studies published by the British Medical Journal. However, experts emphasize that this is not a common side-effect of the combined pill and that regardless of what brand is used, there is little risk of developing a blood clot.  The Family...

2008-09-25 21:00:35

LONDON, September 26 /PRNewswire/ -- - World Contraception Day 2008 Highlights Scale and Impact of Unplanned Pregnancy Today, international sexual and reproductive health experts and successful recording artist and media personality Kelly Osbourne, call for more action to address the burgeoning problem of unplanned pregnancies and the subsequent level of abortions worldwide. Both result from lack of, and inaccurate use of, contraception, and lead to significant personal crisis and societal...

2008-06-26 06:03:05

By Lyndsay Moss Health Correspondent WOMEN in Scotland are to get easier access to the morning-after pill at pharmacies in moves announced by the Scottish Government yesterday. The emergency contraception is set to be supplied for free in most of Scotland's 1,200 community pharmacies under changes to their contracts. Last night, the plan was welcomed by sexual health groups and doctors. However, some campaigners expressed fears it could fuel rising rates of sexually transmitted...

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