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2010-08-13 16:07:00

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: WPI), today announced that it intends to launch ella® (ulipristal acetate), a novel oral emergency contraceptive, in the fourth quarter of 2010.

2010-06-29 11:14:00

Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard and Dr.

2010-06-09 21:16:17

A study from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, which monitored a group of women for 25 years showed that the combined oral contraceptive pill (the pill) is the most common form of contraceptive among women under 29.

2010-06-02 11:40:00

Statement from The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy WASHINGTON, June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Declines in teen sex and improvements in contraceptive use among sexually experienced teens remained essentially unchanged between 2002 and 2006-08, according to data released today by the CDC's National Center for Health Statistics.

2010-05-25 09:03:52

Not using effective contraception once becoming sexually active multiplies up to 6 times the risk for teen pregnancy.

2010-05-05 10:55:00

It's not about abortion; it's about teen pregnancy prevention HILLSBOROUGH, N.C., May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While Americans debate abortion and approaches to sex education, a half million teens become mothers and fathers every year, giving the U.S.

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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.


Word of the Day
deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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