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Saturday Jul 26 | Holtville Tribune

Birth control pills: Harmful in early pregnancy?

Taking combination birth control pills or minipills during early pregnancy doesn't appear to increase the risk of birth defects.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Progestin-Only (generic), Ovrette

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Wireless Design & Development

Why This Remote-Controlled Birth Control Will Be the Next Big Thing

In the midst of the Hobby Lobby court case decision and other conversations about birth control, there has been an announcement about an advancement in contraceptive technology.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Bill Gates, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Charitable Organizations

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Guest column: Hobby Lobby ruling likely to have no effect on access to contraceptives

The recent ruling by the Supreme Court regarding Hobby Lobby and some forms of birth control has caused quite an uproar.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Healthcare Law, Law, Opinion

Fri Jul 11, 2014


The Hobby Lobby Majority Opinion: It Can't Be Sex...

The majority opinion in Hobby Lobby erases women from the picture altogether. In a decision that is squarely about women's health and equality, the male justices in the majority refuse to acknowledge the centrality of women.


Related Topix: Women's Health, Health, Opinion

Thu Jul 10, 2014


Free birth control, fewer births

Women have many choices when it comes to avoiding pregnancy. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 99% of sexually active women from 2006 to 2010 used at least one contraceptive method at some point.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Food and Drug Administration, Human Sexuality

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Seeking to upend Hobby Lobby court ruling, federal legislation crafted

Two New Hampshire Democrats announced Wednesday they had signed on to federal legislation that would upend the recent Hobby Lobby decision, in which the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a for-profit corporation could deny coverage of some birth-control treatments based on its owners' religious beliefs.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, US Supreme Court, Medicine, Health, Women's Health, Health Insurance

Tue Jul 08, 2014


Breast cancer risk may be higher with some IUD's

Women have many choices when it comes to practicing safe sex. According to data released Thursday by the CDC, 99% of sexually active women have used at least one contraceptive method during their lifetime.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Human Sexuality, Food and Drug Administration, Provera, Medroxyprogesterone (generic)


Melasma: Tips to Make It Less Noticeable - American Academy of Dermatology

Melasma is a common skin problem that causes brown to gray-brown patches on the face.


Related Topix: Medicine, Dermatology, Health, Northwestern University

Fox News

Remote control contraceptive in the works

The wireless device is only 20 millimeters long and would lie under the skin in the buttocks, upper arm or abdomen.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Progestin-Only (generic), Ovrette

Sun Jul 06, 2014

NBC Washington

Illinois to Vote on Contraception

The Supreme Court ruled Monday that birth control measures can be excluded from employer-provided prescription drug coverage Source: Follo $14 million dollars--that's how much a jury awarded an Elmwood Park woman who suffered a ... (more)


Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, Medicine, Health, Ortho Tri-Cyclen, Estrogen/Progestin (generic), Pat Quinn, US Governors

Wed Jul 02, 2014


U.S. Falls Behind Other Countries That Provide Free Contraception

The Supreme Court's decision in the controversial Hobby Lobby case , which exempts " closely held " corporations from providing birth control to employees if it conflicts with their religious interests, has prompted discussion of contraception access around the world.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women's Health, Laurel, MD, Progestin-Only (generic), Ovrette

Detroit Free Press

Confusion lingers over Hobby Lobby ruling, future of birth control

The U.S. Supreme Court's landmark Hobby Lobby ruling has sparked a lot of confusion about the fate of birth control in America, though legal experts say the decision isn't as fuzzy as it seems.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, US News, US Supreme Court, Healthcare Law, Law, Michigan, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Birth Control Can Cost As Little As $3.77 Per Month

While Democrats attempt to use the U.S. Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision as a political weapon against Republicans, the fact is women can purchase birth control for as little as $3.77 per month.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Alexandria, VA, Ortho Tri-Cyclen, Estrogen/Progestin (generic)

Salt Lake Tribune

Letter: Here are my religion's requirements

Hallelujah. Amen. The Supreme Court of the United States has ruled that certain "closely held" businesses do not have to pay for certain birth controls based on the corporation's religious freedom.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Opinion