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Health & Wellness

Pregnant Sick With Zika and Prohibited From Getting An Abortion
Health & Wellness  (tags: zika, pregnancy, Latin America, South America, Florida, abortion, contraception, delay pregnancy )

- 58 days ago -
Latin American countries are telling women to avoid pregnancy for up to two years while at the same time providing them with no help to do so. Many of the Nations affected by Zika have banned abortion contraception is costly if it can be obtained at all.
The War On Women In Florida State Passes Massive Anti Choice Bill
Health & Wellness  (tags: Florida, War on Women, contraception, STI services, Anti Choice bill, Gov Rick Scott )

- 225 days ago -
On top of the medically unnecessary regulations there are also huge cuts to spending on contraception and STI services. The bill proves that conservatives will lie an stomp all over basic ethical standards in their eagerness to punish women for having sex
Datapoints: Public Funding for Family Planning Is a Sound Investment, LARC Lowers Teen Pregnancy & More
Health & Wellness  (tags: teen pregnancy, family planning, health, contraception, research, prevention )

- 692 days ago -
A look at the public savings and health benefits of U.S. investments in family planning services, as well as graphics examining the impact of expanded contraceptive access for teens and the link between HIV and intimate partner violence.
Tell Senate To Pass The Not My Bosses' Business Bill On Contraception Petition
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ultra-Violet, Not My Bosses Business Bill, Supreme Court, Religious Freedom Restoration Act, contraception, health care, ACA )

- 835 days ago -
The bill states that federal laws, including the Religious Freedom Restoration Act cited by the Supreme Court, do not allow employers to refuse to cover health care -- including birth control -- guaranteed by the Affordable Care Act.
Local Pygmy Woman Champions Contraceptive Use in DRC
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, family, DRC, Congo, contraception, health, prevention, safety )

- 1325 days ago -
Thanks to one local Pygmy woman, IMA World Health is experiencing increased success in introducing modern family planning methods to hundreds of families in the Lolwa and Komanda health zones.
Survey Shows Public Support for Contraceptive Coverage; NYT Examines EC Research
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, healthcare, contraception, study, society, family )

- 1417 days ago -
Most U.S. residents believe that businesses and religious not-for-profits should be required to offer contraceptive coverage to their employees, even if they oppose birth control on religious grounds, according to a recent survey by LifeWay Research.
Bill Moyers: Freedom of and From Religion
Health & Wellness  (tags: babies, Body-Mind-Spirit, children, contraception, disease, drugs, environment, government, healthcare, medicine, prevention, protection, research, safety, science, society, treatment, women )

- 1709 days ago -
The president did something agile and wise the other day. And something quite important to the health of our politics. He reached up and snuffed out what some folks wanted to make into a cosmic battle between good and evil.
Unplanned Pregnancy Warning to Older Women Over 35
Health & Wellness  (tags: pregnancy, planning, contraception, women, ageing )

- 2447 days ago -
Experts fear older women are ditching contraception in the mistaken belief that they cannot get pregnant past a certain age.
Is NuvaRing Dangerous?
Health & Wellness  (tags: Birth Control, contraception, NuvaRing, risks, strokes, blood clots, thrombosis, research, safety, medicine, warning, death, women )

- 2729 days ago -
Easier birth control is desirable, but safety concerns exist with "3rd generation" hormones. They have been tested as pills, not in delivery directly into the bloodstream as in NuvaRing. Since approval serious adverse events like blood clots and fataliti
BREAKING: Petition: Support Obama's Moves to Overturn Bush Rule
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, treatment, society, science, safety, risks, protection, prevention, health, healthcare, government, family planning, contraception, abortion )

- 2787 days ago -
Add your name to our list and show your support for restoring the rights of patients to receive complete and accurate reproductive health information and services, without fear of of being denied vital information and services based on personal beliefs.
Can This Be Pro-Life?
Health & Wellness  (tags: abortion, Bush, McCain, Palin, Africa, women, rape, sex education, contraception, AIDS, bush, bushadministration, ethics, lies, healthcare, politics, children, disease, family, protection, prevention, women )

- 2936 days ago -
The Bush administration this month is quietly cutting off birth control supplies to some of the world's poorest women in Africa. Thus the paradox of a "pro-life" administration adopting a policy whose result will be tens of thousands of additional abortio
Manila Women to Fight Ban on Contraceptives
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, contraception, reproductive rights, healthcare, human rights )

- 3308 days ago -
Lourdes Esplana-Osil has seven children, all born within a space of 12 years. Warned by her doctor of complications from repeated pregnancies, she started using injectable contraceptives provided free at a local government health center.

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