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The Affordable Care Act and Ella: New Potential for an “Old” Drug

In the world of emergency contraception (EC), August 1, 2012 also means one EC option just got a lot more affordable for many women.  

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Morning After? Day Before? Not So Fast…

The potential exists, down the road, of using emergency contraception, not only as a ‘morning after’ pill, but also a ‘morning of’ pill.  But don’t ditch your regular or backup method just yet.

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Toxic Chemicals in Pregnant Women???

A new study found several toxic chemicals in 99 percent to 100 percent of the pregnant women studied. 

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(VIDEO) Is Today’s Makeover Leading to Tomorrow’s Health Problem? The Toxins in Your Makeup

I found that the products I am buying and applying to my body actually contain toxic and untested chemicals.  Even worse, some of the most common chemicals in my products are linked to adverse reproductive health effects.

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What Price the Human Egg?

With spring here and Easter in the rearview mirror, you can’t help but think a bit about eggs of all types, among them human eggs. Amidst research on marketing of human eggs, I found this Latin proverb, “All life comes from an egg.”  I find this sentiment a bit dated.  Instead I’d like to suggest something a bit more up-to-date, “All life comes from an egg, but that egg comes at a price.”

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It’s Cervical Health Awareness Month: Are You Protecting Yours?

The cervix is an important part of women’s reproductive health and lives. But we must understand and take action to prevent the threats to cervical health.

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More Sex as a Solution to Infertility?

According to an article published in Washington
Post
on June 30, 2009, there is a simple solution to the increasing
rates of “infertility”: have more sex.

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