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2011-06-09 13:29:58

Women who receive a contraceptive known as an intrauterine device or IUD immediately following a first trimester abortion experience few complications and are less likely to have an unintended pregnancy than those who delay getting an IUD by several weeks.

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.


Word of the Day
overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.