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Could New Skyla Intrauterine Contraception Help Women Reach for the Stars?

A new contraceptive intrauterine system (IUS), Skyla, will be added to the array of options a woman can choose from to prevent pregnancy.

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For Informed Consent, Don’t Forget the IUD as EC

Doctors cannot restrict the treatments they mention to only those that they themselves offer. And yet this is what often happens with emergency contraception. Women are not told about the most effective option.  

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The Copper IUD as Emergency Contraception: A Neglected Option

Did you know that for emergency contraception (EC), the copper IUD is more than 99 percent effective?

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Restore Reproductive Health Care in Kentucky

After a hospital merger, women in northern Kentucky no longer had access to birth control counseling and services, IUD insertion, infertility procedures, and tubal ligations.

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Is “Might Actually Work” Good Enough When It Comes to Contraception?

There’s been a bit of online chatter recently about ditching hormonal birth control in favor of a return to natural methods of birth control. The problem is, 100% perfect use of these methods can be pretty tough…

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Ten Contraceptive Myths, Debunked

The Mirror tackles the top ten contraceptive myths — some obvious, others less so.

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Which Women Should Be Denied Contraception?

I respectfully ask Secretary Leavitt, given the new information that more American women than ever before are accessing contraception and family planning services, which women should be denied these services under the HHS draft regulations?

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War on Contraception and Science Going Strong

From Plan B to proposed regulations redefining contraception as abortion, the Bush War on Contraception and Science is being waged until the bitter end.

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