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NJ may make contraception easier for women to get - NJ.com



NJ.com
 
NJ may make contraception easier for women to get 
NJ.com
Women who rely on prescribed birth control would be able to obtain a six-month supply at once -- at least twice as long as most insurance companies allow, under a bill the state Senate approved Thursday in Trenton. Having already passed the Assembly ...

 


Contraception does even more good in poor countries than thought - The Economist



The Economist
 
Contraception does even more good in poor countries than thought 
The Economist
FEW tasks in developing countries are as tricky?or as important?as convincing parents to keep their daughters in school longer. One way of doing so is to make contraceptives available, concludes a new working paper by Kimberly Singer Babiarz at ...

 


Hormonal contraception boosts risk for breast cancer in Danish study - BioEdge



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Hormonal contraception boosts risk for breast cancer in Danish study 
BioEdge
Women who use hormonal contraception face a small but significant increase in risk for breast cancer, according to a large Danish study published in the New England Journal of Medicine this week. Using data from about 1.8 million women over a decade ...
Lost-dose contraceptives slightly increase breast cancer risk - The ... Washington Post
Breast cancer risk skyrockets with longtime hormonal contraception use: new study Lifesite
Higher Breast Cancer Risk Tied To The Pill Might Be Small But Shouldn't Be Dismissed Forbes
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Study confirms higher breast cancer risk with hormone-based contraception - Reuters



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Study confirms higher breast cancer risk with hormone-based contraception 
Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Women who currently use or recently used hormone-based contraception face a 20 percent higher risk of breast cancer, although the overall risk for most women is relatively low, a new study of 1.8 million women in Denmark has ...
You Don't Need to Change Your Birth Control Method Due to the New Study on Cancer Risk Slate Magazine
All forms of hormonal contraception carry breast cancer risk, study finds The Guardian
Even low-dose birth control pills can raise breast cancer risk Today.com
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US U-Turn on Contraception is Damaging and Dangerous | Human ... - Human Rights Watch



Human Rights Watch
 
US U-Turn on Contraception is Damaging and Dangerous | Human ... 
Human Rights Watch
Women choose family planning for different reasons. Some have all the children they want, and birth control lets them continue to care for the children they already have.

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Access to Contraception Helps Girls in Poor Countries Get More Education - Patheos (blog)



Patheos (blog)
 
Access to Contraception Helps Girls in Poor Countries Get More Education 
Patheos (blog)
Someone send this article to the Catholic Church and evangelical pastors everywhere: By demonizing contraception and trying to block its availability, religious groups are making it that much harder for women to get educated. An article in the ...

 


Campus Notebook: Wildfire evacuation; contraception coverage ... - National Catholic Reporter



National Catholic Reporter
 
Campus Notebook: Wildfire evacuation; contraception coverage ... 
National Catholic Reporter
VENTURA, Calif. ? Thomas Aquinas College was evacuated and canceled classes Tuesday, Dec. 5, as wildfires threatened the area. The school has yet to reopen. The fire began in the hills near the...

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Letter: What does contraception have to do with 'health care'? (Gazette) - Charleston Gazette-Mail



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Letter: What does contraception have to do with 'health care'? (Gazette) 
Charleston Gazette-Mail
Now, politics and politicians aside, the question must be asked ? what does contraception have to do with ?health care?? A reasonable definition of health care is the maintenance or improvement of health. Contraception, which is artificially ...

 


Hawai'i: U.S. Should Not Rescind ACA Contraception Coverage ... - Big Island Now



Big Island Now
 
Hawai'i: U.S. Should Not Rescind ACA Contraception Coverage ... 
Big Island Now
Attorney General Doug Chin announced that Hawai'i has joined a letter authored by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, pressing Eric Hargan, acting secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, not to roll back the ...

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Birth Control and Breast Cancer: Putting the Risk in Perspective - New York Times



New York Times
 
Birth Control and Breast Cancer: Putting the Risk in Perspective 
New York Times
The small increased breast cancer risk from birth control pills and intrauterine devices should be weighed against potential benefits. CreditTheo Stroomer for The New York Times. I bring all of this up because this past week there were big headlines ...
Small risk of breast cancer seen with hormone contraceptives Carlisle Sentinel
Cancer risk with birth control pills emerges again in latest study News-Medical.net

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