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Oral Contraceptive Use and Mortality: Setting the Record Straight

Findings from a recent study by the Royal College of General Practioners suggest that oral contraceptive use is not associated with increased long-term mortality rates.

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Antis misrepresent Planned Parenthood data, as usual

Jill Stanek and the American Life League are running with misrepresented data.

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The Fog Zone

New research takes an in-depth look at the knowledge, attitudes and behavior of unmarried young men and women (ages 18-29) regarding pregnancy planning, contraception, and relationships.

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Here We Go Again: Early Morning Amendments Threaten HIV Prevention, Research, Reproductive Health

Amendments to the House FY 2010 Labor-H Appropriations bill will attempt to prohibit syringe exchange, rescind funding for HIV research and defund reproductive health programs. What they are and how you can take action.

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Learning about safer sex in Eastern Europe: younger is better

How can you tell if someone needs more sex and relationships education?

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Roundup: A Doctor, a Mutation and a Potential Cure for AIDS

A bone marrow transplant gave an HIV positive man in Berlin apparent immunity from the disease; Real change for reproductive health policy could emerge from less divisive politics; Evangelicals in the Obama era; Expect more attempts to limit abortion in South Dakota.

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Roundup: Research for Sex Work, Candidates’ Judicial Philosophies

2008 edition of Research for Sex Work published; Wall Street Journal takes an in depth look at the candidates’ judicial philosophies; Supreme Court again rejects abortion poster case; Doctors walk fine line on teen pregnancy; NYC seeks to increase availability of EC for teens.

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Roundup: Origin of HIV Dates Back More Than 100 Years

Researchers trace origin of HIV virus back more than a century; Federal officials ease ban on HIV positive visitors to the US; Columnist calls out Utah congressmen for playing politics with reproductive rights; Catholic Sister explains why she is voting for Obama; Genital herpes virus infects 28% of women by age 49.

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Roundup: VIDEO: McCain Gets Testy in Defense of Sex Ed Ad

Video of a testy McCain defending his sex ed ad; Alaskan students band together for better sex ed; Britain’s Channel 4 plans sex ed show for teens; Investing in women pays high ROI; Utah GOP calls for abortion ban; Palin’s anti-abortion stance inspires donations to Planned Parenthood; and more.

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Roundup: Canadian Campuses Debate Abortion, Birth Control Research Stagnant

Canadian universities debate funding for anti-choice student groups, Birth control stuck in ‘dark ages’, Convictions for rape at 5.7% in Britain.

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