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MORRISTOWN, N.J., Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: WPI), today announced that it intends to launch ellaÂ® (ulipristal acetate), a novel oral emergency contraceptive, in the fourth quarter of 2010.
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard and Dr.
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.
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.
Not using effective contraception once becoming sexually active multiplies up to 6 times the risk for teen pregnancy.
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.
Providing emergency contraception to women in advance of need does not reduce pregnancy rates, despite increased use and faster use after unprotected sexual intercourse.
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Young women and teenage girls often face efforts by male partners to sabotage birth control or coerce pregnancy â€” including damaging condoms and destroying contraceptives â€” and these efforts, defined as "reproductive coercion," frequently are associated with physical or sexual violence.
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