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2014-10-17 23:02:22

Zoll, Kranz & Borgess, LLC, (ZKB), an experienced pharmaceutical and medical device litigation firm, is currently investigating claims of individuals whose Implanon® contraceptive implant

Free Birth Control Reduces Abortion Rates, But May Lead To More Sex
2012-10-05 11:05:23

A new study published online in Obstetrics & Gynecology shows that abortions and unplanned pregnancies have dramatically dropped after adult and teenage women were offered birth control at no cost.

IUDs, Implants Urged For Teens
2012-09-22 06:37:39

The American College of Obsetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) recently updated its guidelines for teen birth control, recommending that teens use IUD's and hormonal implants as a "first line of defense."

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2011-01-06 10:25:00

Merck & Co is now defending the Implanon contraceptive after reports of over 500 women in the UK becoming pregnant despite using the implant.

2010-12-01 07:00:00

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: WPI), announced today that ella® (ulipristal acetate) 30 mg, a novel oral emergency contraceptive, is now available for patients by prescription in the U.S. ella® was approved by the U.S.

2010-01-25 15:05:31

Teens and young adults who opt for hormonal birth control are bypassing the pill and choosing longer term options like injections and implants, said a Baylor College of Medicine expert on teen sexual health.

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2008-04-04 17:56:31

Birth control options for women over 40 are now wider than ever, with improvements in medical technology making the pill, the IUD and even a nonsurgical method of tube-tying viable alternatives for those whose options were previously limited to condoms and surgical tube-tying.

2006-07-18 15:52:05

By Susan Heavey and Lisa Richwine WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A new matchstick-sized contraceptive that doctors insert in a woman's upper arm for as long as three years won U.S. clearance on Tuesday, six years after an earlier birth-control implant came off the market.

2006-07-18 08:10:41

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Dutch chemicals and healthcare group Akzo Nobel NV said on Tuesday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had approved its contraceptive implant Implanon.


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