If they don’t have to think about cost or availability, women may be more likely to choose long-lasting birth control, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Public Health. Intrauterine devices, or IUDs, and implants -- tiny, thin rods smaller than a match stick coated with
Women using hormonal birth control methods -- from the pill, to the ring and implants -- appeared to have a 20 percent higher risk of breast cancer, according to a new study of 1.8 million women in Denmark.
Some doctors in the U.S. are reporting more women asking their physicians about long-lasting birth control devices following concerns about free access to contraception if Trump takes office and ends the Affordable Care Act (ACA). "We have seen a clear-cut increase in discussion through electronic
Online searches for long-lasting birth control devices spiked significantly in the hours after the presidential election ended. Many women took to social media to advise other women to get an intrauterine device (IUD) which can "outlast" a conservative presidency. The posts began over concerns that
By Dr. Natasha Bhuyan Long-acting birth control methods, such as the IUD and implant, could cut pregnancy rates by almost 80 percent in sexually active teens, according to a new study. Researchers studied 1,404 teenagers who were offered free birth control of their choice. A...
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PETA has jumped into the Plan B conversation to offer its own contraceptive plan: Plan V. For vegan. As in go vegan to lose weight and Plan B will work better for you at preventing unwanted pregnancies. In its letter to Population Connection, a nonprofit organization aimed at population
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