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This Week in Sex: Meningitis Outbreak Update, Viagra Cures Menstrual Cramps, and a Male Birth Control Pill

New research suggests that the little blue pill for men may be able to stop menstrual cramps in women.

This week, an update on meningitis outbreaks at Princeton and the University of California, Santa Barbara; new research suggests that the little blue pill for men may be able to stop menstrual cramps in women; and after making mice infertile, researchers in Australia think they may have the key to a male birth control pill.

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New Survey Reveals Providers Not Doing Enough to Educate Women on Birth Control Options

A new survey from the American College of Nurse-Midwives found that women don’t feel confident in their own knowledge about contraception, and in fact don’t know a lot about the methods that are available.

A new survey from the American College of Nurse-Midwives found that women don’t feel confident in their own knowledge about contraception and, in fact, don’t know a lot about the methods that are available.

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Better Birth Control for Men: 8 Promising Possibilities

Today, research on male contraception is 50 years behind research on female contraception.

We all, men and women alike, should be demanding better birth control for men.

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Birth Control for Men: Why the Delay?

Is the dream of male contraception simply an unattainable mirage?

If we wish to equalize the responsibility over reproductive health and make it a more just system for us all, men can no longer be left out of the reproductive health equation.

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Roundup: Nina Totenberg on the Supreme Court Nomination Process

More reactions to the 2010 budget; Nina Totenberg on the Supreme Court nomination – likely picks and process; Obama to speak at University of Notre Dame commencement; majority of teen pregnancies in the UK end in abortion; good news on male contraceptive is premature.

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Male Birth Control: Closer Than We Thought?

A male birth control product comes closer to approval for use in the United States.

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Next Stop for Male Contraception: The Vas Deferens

One of the most promising non-hormonal male contraceptives in the pipeline is a gel that would leave sperm unable to fertilize eggs.

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