Tag: contraception


Biden is caught in the middle of polarizing abortion politics

July 12, 2021

Via: The Medical News

It took five months for the Biden administration to make a substantive policy change to advance abortion rights. And even that change was buried in a 61-page regulation setting rules for 2022’s Affordable Care Act enrollment. The policy would reverse […]


Trump’s anti-abortion zeal shook fragile health systems around the world

November 10, 2020

Via: The Medical News

In Ethiopia, health clinics for teenagers once supported by U.S. foreign aid closed down. In Kenya, a decades-long effort to integrate HIV testing and family planning unraveled. And in Nepal, intrepid government workers who once traversed the Himalayas to spread […]

Innovation, Research

Almost Two-Thirds of U.S. Women on Birth Control Pre-Pandemic

October 20, 2020

Via: MedPageToday

About two-thirds of U.S. women used contraception in years 2017-2019, according to the National Survey of Family Growth. In the month the survey was conducted, 65.3% of women ages 15-49 reported using some form of contraception in the past 3 […]

Innovation, Research

Does the birth control pill stop you from recognizing emotions?

February 12, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

Over 60 percent of women aged 15–44 years are currently using a form of contraception, according to the most recent estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Approximately 28 percent, or 10.6 million, of these women are […]