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2011-06-08 13:05:18

Many young women do not want to start taking the contraceptive pill because they are worried that they will put on weight, or come off it because they think that they have gained weight because of it.

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2011-04-28 13:31:44

A new study finds that more US women seem to be using the "morning-after" pill now that the emergency contraceptive is available over-the-counter.

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2011-03-10 09:05:00

According to suggestions from a new study, women may have less unwanted pregnancies if birth control pills were offered in a year-long supply.

2011-02-23 13:17:57

Rates of unintended pregnancies and abortions decrease significantly when women receive a one-year supply of oral contraceptives, instead of being prescribed one- or three-month supplies, a UCSF study shows.

2011-02-02 01:15:31

Teenage girls and young women infected with HIV get pregnant more often and suffer pregnancy complications more frequently than their HIV-negative peers.

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2011-01-12 05:55:00

After nearly three decades of decline, the US abortion rate has leveled off in recent years, changing little between 2005 and 2008.

2010-12-21 11:41:00

New Survey: Teens Say Parents Most Influence Their Decisions About Sex Survey Also Reveals One-Third of Teens Believe Birth Control Doesn't Work WASHINGTON, Dec.

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.

2010-09-30 14:12:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced $155 million in grants to prevent teen pregnancy.

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2010-09-16 06:00:00

Virtually every adolescent in the United States has had at least some formal sex education, although only two-thirds have received instruction on birth control.


Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.