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Video Explains Why Contraception Is Good for Women and Good for Society   video
Health & Wellness  (tags: women. womens health, contraception, birth control, family planning, reproductive health )

- 538 days ago -
In this video, the Guttmacher institute -- a nonprofit organization dedicated to the promotion and protection of women's reproductive health -- explained succinctly why family planning is now more important than ever.
Local Pygmy Woman Champions Contraceptive Use in DRC
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, family, DRC, Congo, contraception, health, prevention, safety )

- 751 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 )

- 843 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 )

- 1134 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 )

- 1873 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 )

- 2154 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 )

- 2213 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 )

- 2362 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 )

- 2733 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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