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IUDs Now A-OK?

I’ve been looking for a new form of birth control for a while. The pill
never really interested me—I was on it for nearly a year in high
school, but the side effects, along with actually remembering to take
it—made it more difficult than helpful.

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A DeMinted Attack on College Women

Anti-contraception Senator Jim DeMint moved this week to increase birth control prices as much as 900% for college women.

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DeMint Calls No-Cost Birth Control Pricing Fix an “Earmark”

How can a technical fix in legislation that costs the federal government nothing be smeared as an “earmark?” When it will restore three million low-income and college women’s ability to access affordable birth control.

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Birth Control Relief for Low-Income, College Women

The 2009 omnibus appropriations bill has a little-noticed provision will restore access to affordable birth control for nearly four million college students and low-income women.

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As Condom Sales Rise, Media Ponders Recession Sex

With the recession getting worse, and condom sales on the rise, media outlets are weighing in on whether or not this will result in more sex.

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Birth Control Pricing Fix Introduced in the House

On Friday, Rep. Joseph Crowley re-introduced the Prevention Through Affordable Access Act, which will provide a no-cost fix to restore college and community health centers’ eligibility to buy low-cost birth control.

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Roundup: Dems Will Unite, Swizzle Sticks and Celebrating Midwives

Dems will unite around women, McCain on the Daily Show, TV workplace harassment, rising BC prices and debunking ALL.

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Who Cares?

Since issues and concerns that are important to unmarried women are often marginalized by legislators, it is no surprise that Congress recessed last month without fixing the birth control crisis.

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Birth Control Prices and the 08 Election

Who among the crowded field of presidential candidates, both Democratic and Republican, will do the most to address the rising cost of hormonal birth control on college campuses?

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The Missing Piece of the Puzzle

An increasing amount of attention is being paid to rising birth control prices at college health centers, but one big piece of the puzzle has gotten minimal coverage: the part where the 100-400% price increases also affect 400 community health centers that primarily serve the poor.

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