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Access to safe, affordable birth control is a maternal health issue - Harvard Health (blog)



Harvard Health (blog)
 
Access to safe, affordable birth control is a maternal health issue 
Harvard Health (blog)
I am still awed by the miracle of childbirth (it doesn't matter how many times I witness birth, I still find it one of the most magical moments each and every time). However, I am also witness to the perils of pregnancy and childbirth. It happens more ...

 


Potential male birth control pill has deadly origins - New York Daily News



New York Daily News
 
Potential male birth control pill has deadly origins 
New York Daily News
In an effort to produce the first-ever male birth control pill, scientists have discovered that a plant extract once used by African warriors as a heart-stopping ingredient in their poisonous arrows could be the key. The natural product is called ...

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Prospective birth control pill for men has its origin in an arrow poison ... - Science Daily



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Prospective birth control pill for men has its origin in an arrow poison ... 
Science Daily
Women have many options for oral contraceptives that are safe, effective and reversible, but despite decades of research, men have none. Now, scientists report a rat study that shows they finally have a good lead for a male birth control pill. It's ...
Poisonous herb extract may lead to birth control pill for men The Tribune
Ancient African arrow poison inspires prospective male contraceptive New Atlas
Male contraceptive pill made from arrow poison shows promise, claim scientists The Independent
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Birth Control Pills May Help Prevent Some Cancers - TIME



TIME
 
Birth Control Pills May Help Prevent Some Cancers 
TIME
In the U.S., nearly all sexually active women have used a form of birth control at some point in their lives, and 11 million women rely on the pill. In a new study published in JAMA Oncology, researchers explore how oral contraceptives, which affect ...

 


A birth-control app that's 'as effective as the pill using only math' is facing a major problem - Business Insider



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A birth-control app that's 'as effective as the pill using only math' is facing a major problem 
Business Insider
Birth control app Natural Cycles is under fire in Sweden after 37 women reported getting pregnant while using the app as contraception. Södersjukhuset hospital in Stockholm reported the cases to the national medical device regulator, who has begun an ...
Contraceptive app under fire for unwanted pregnancies CNNMoney
Birth control app reported to Swedish officials after 37 unwanted ... The Guardian
37 people are blaming a birth control app for unwanted pregnancies Mashable
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Birth Control App Blamed for 37 Unintended Pregnancies - Tonic



Tonic
 
Birth Control App Blamed for 37 Unintended Pregnancies 
Tonic
The hospital reported that 37 of the 668 women who sought abortions since September said they were using Natural Cycles as their birth control method. ?It's a new method and we are seeing a number of unwanted pregnancies, and therefore we are now ...
That new contraceptive app might not work as well as expected ZME Science
Birth control app blamed for 37 unwanted pregnancies NewsBytes

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California should be applauded for fighting Trump on birth control - The San Diego Union-Tribune



The San Diego Union-Tribune
 
California should be applauded for fighting Trump on birth control 
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Under the Affordable Care Act, the federal government enacted a long overdue rule to further women's equality: employers' insurance plans must cover their employees' birth control at no cost. The rule fixed the discriminatory reality that women pay ...

 


Issa Trap!: Women Shamelessly Confess Why They Lied About Being On The Pill - BET



BET
 
Issa Trap!: Women Shamelessly Confess Why They Lied About Being On The Pill 
BET
Give people access to an anonymous confessions app and you won't believe some of the scandalous situations (and lies) people are holding in. Recently, dozens of people took to Whisper to confess their deepest personal stories and let's just say it got ...

 


Birth Control Your Own Adventure - New York Times



New York Times
 
Birth Control Your Own Adventure 
New York Times
?Birth Control Your Own Adventure? is my response, an excruciatingly personal short film about my birth control story. As early as fifth grade, I missed several days of school each month because of painful periods. During my first gynecological exam ...

 


First birth control pill for men made from poison dart that can fell elephants - The Sun



The Sun
 
First birth control pill for men made from poison dart that can fell elephants 
The Sun
A BIRTH control pill for men has been developed using the poison in darts that can fell an elephant. The contraceptive contains a chemically tweaked version of the toxic plant extract ouabain, used by African hunters to bring down prey. The first birth ...