Intrauterine devices were popular until the ’70s, when one model caused infertility and even death in some women. Though the new generation of IUDs are safe and effective, it has been a slow climb back to their previous rates of acceptance.
Between the high-tech sex toys, transplanted uteri, lab-grown penises, and perils of hookup apps, 2014 sometimes sounded like a science fiction novel. But we can’t forget the news about IUDs and STIs that came out this year, either.
Unfortunately, Nicholas Kristof’s great op-ed on teenage pregnancy in the New York Times last week included a misleading statistic that suggests people who rely on condoms for pregnancy prevention will eventually, inevitably become pregnant.
In a key win for the Obama administration, D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Nina Pillard authored an opinion that should put to rest any remaining legal threats to the contraception benefit.
Many women know more about the risks of birth control than about how the right contraceptive might improve their lives.
A federal judge in Florida ruled Ave Maria University did not have to comply with the Obama administration’s latest accommodation process for religiously affiliated nonprofits that object to coverage of contraception in insurance plans.
Some Republican candidates appear to be trying to neutralize “war on women” criticisms to narrow the gender voting gap that favors Democrats among women.
Some 90,000 women in Pennsylvania could lose family planning health-care coverage next year if the state government does not continue its unqiue Medicaid program.
The administration sought comments on how to define a closely held for-profit company and whether other reporting or enforcement steps might be appropriate to implement an exemption to the birth control benefit.
The American Academy of Pediatrics recently released an update to its guidelines that included an expansion discussion of sexual health for disabled teens. That’s an incredibly important addition—so why are so few media outlets covering it?