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2010-03-17 08:59:54

Providing emergency contraception to women in advance of need does not reduce pregnancy rates, despite increased use and faster use after unprotected sexual intercourse.

2010-01-25 12:56:07

Young women and teenage girls often face efforts by male partners to sabotage birth control or coerce pregnancy — including damaging condoms and destroying contraceptives — and these efforts, defined as "reproductive coercion," frequently are associated with physical or sexual violence.

2009-12-14 23:01:00

New Research Focuses on Unmarried Young Adults' Attitudes and Behavior Regarding Pregnancy, Contraception, and Related Issues WASHINGTON, Dec.

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2009-11-29 07:40:00

More than 90% of pregnant women take prescription or nonprescription (over-the-counter) drugs, or use social drugs (such as tobacco and alcohol) or illicit drugs at some time during pregnancy.

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2009-10-14 07:40:00

A global report said on Tuesday that increased use of contraceptives has pushed global abortion rates down, but unsafe abortions kill 70,000 women every year, while seriously harming millions more.

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2009-09-24 12:55:00

The recession is impacting how many American women feel about giving birth during a troubled economy, according to a new survey.

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2009-09-03 12:25:00

A lack of financing for global birth control programs has ended in an overwhelming number of unwanted pregnancies and death due to complications from childbirth.

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2009-06-18 07:45:00

Between 2003 and 2007, the progress made in the 1990s and early 2000s in improving teen contraceptive use and reducing teen pregnancy and childbearing stalled.


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