Contraception

The Senate isn't interested in taking care of people, but teenagers are doing a darn good job taking care of themselves.

Teens Take Care Of Their Health Better Than Senate Republicans Take Care Of Anyone

Does the Senate health care bill suck? Yes. But because I hate to wallow in bad news, here’s something in the world of health and bodies that is a Read...
Rebekah Kuschmider    |   06.22.17   |   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
College students will soon have vending machine access to contraception. Welcome to the world of 2017.

#RavsRadar: Contraception From A Vending Machine On College Campus. THIS IS HAPPENING.

This isn’t your old-school, gas-station-bathroom condom dispenser, either. It's called a Wellness To Go station that sells condoms, Plan B Emergency Read...
Rebekah Kuschmider    |   04.24.17   |   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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We Don’t Care About Birth Control Side Effects Until They Happen To Men

These side effects are not new to hormonal birth control; rather, hormonal birth control is new to men. Women and other folks with vaginas have been Read...
Jenni Berrett   |   10.30.16   |   SHARE
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[M]any doctors aren’t properly educated on matters of sexual health. Image: Thinkstock.

Our Schools And Doctors Don't Get That Contraception Goes Beyond The Pill

While there are numerous contraceptives that fall under the umbrella of “birth control,” people in North America have many misconceptions surrounding Read...
Katie Ingram    |   08.9.16   |   SHARE
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How To Get Birth Control If You Don't Have Insurance

Although Obamacare exists, it doesn’t guarantee that all women are actually insured. Whether your employer doesn’t offer it (some small businesses Read...
Amanda Lauren    |   03.23.16   |   SHARE
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What They Don't Tell You About The Birth Control Pill

Now, I’m no qualified medic, but surely this was no coincidence. Read...
Cynthia Lawrence    |   07.7.15   |   SHARE
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