birth control

 I’ve always had a healthy sex drive, but once my IUD was implanted, sex was the furthest thing from my mind.

Hormonal Birth Control Tanked My Sex Drive

My libido pulled a disappearing act. I’ve always had a healthy sex drive, but once my IUD was implanted, sex was the furthest thing from my mind. Read...
Deanna deBara    |   03.6.18   |   SHARE
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 How do we not have access to affordable contraceptives by now?

How Far We Haven’t Come With Access To Affordable Contraceptives

One day my female boss said, “Our insurance doesn’t cover birth control, but it covers Viagra.” How do we not have access to affordable Read...
Michelle Back    |   11.8.17   |   SHARE
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Maybe his face is birth control?

What Trump Has In Mind For Birth Control And Your Health


If you're considering an IUD, now is the time to get it. Read...
Marcia G. Yerman    |   06.12.17   |   SHARE
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Definitely use a back-up method of birth control until this problem gets worked out.

Pill Problems: Birth Control Recall Happening Now!

The FDA has announced that Mibelas 24 Fe pills, made by Lupin Pharmaceuticals, is under recall due to packaging errors that mixed up the active pills Read...
Rebekah Kuschmider    |   06.9.17   |   SHARE
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A Study Has Finally Proven What Women Have Said For Years: Birth Control Pills Mess With Your Health

We’ve been telling researchers, doctors, and anyone who will listen that we’re not satisfied with the birth control pill because of its side effects Read...
Erin McKelle    |   06.8.17   |   SHARE
For many, access to abortion is what makes higher education possible.

Having The Abortion Pill On College Campuses Isn't Just Necessary — It's A Total Game Changer

The abortion pill — a combination of dosages of misoprostol and mifepristone, which inhibit the hormones necessary for pregnancy — was approved by Read...
Kylie Cheung    |   05.10.17   |   SHARE
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This is the time to fight, to hold the line, to preserve our humanity and protect our bodies — all of our bodies. (Image: Flickr/ mumography)

Having A Body In Donald’s America 

It’s a dangerous and challenging time for many of us to have a body in the United States. There are things we can do to not only love our bodies but Read...
Ragen Chastain    |   02.28.17   |   SHARE
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To make it work with methods that aren’t as conventional or effective (which most nonhormonal methods are not), you have to make a game plan and stick to it.

Navigating Contraception When You Have Mental Illness

I began to see my mental health go completely downhill. This led me to seek out a psychiatrist, who raised an interesting concern: she thought my Read...
Erin McKelle    |   02.21.17   |   SHARE
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