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Unintended pregnancy in the United States reached a 30-year low in 2011, according to a new analysis from the Guttmacher Institute. Among women ages 15-to-44, it fell from 51 percent of all pregnancies in 2008 to Read More »
Sometimes, politics trumps common sense. A recent study analyzing media coverage of emergency contraception (EC), also known as the morning-after pill, concluded that the politics of EC overshadowed critical public health information in news articles. The dearth of public health Read More »
As a member of the clergy, I’ve heard many sermons on a wide range of social and political topics, from voting and the problems of the prescription drug industry to unemployment to the latest outrageous statement from politicians.
One topic Read More »
Today, the Supreme Court of the United States issued a much-anticipated decision in the cases of Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc and Conestoga Wood Specialties Corp. v. Sebelius. The main issue in these cases is whether the Religious Freedom Read More »
Have you seen people you know post on social media about super cheap Plan B One-Step? Seem too good to be true? It might be.
Recently, social media lit up with the news that Amazon.com vendors areselling Plan B One-Step Read More »
Recently, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) permitted generic emergency contraceptive pill manufacturers to sell their products over the counter. This is seemingly great news for increasing the variety of emergency contraceptives accessible to people who need them and Read More »
Romance is in the air. Flowers, chocolates, condoms, and lube are in demand, and you’ve got a hot date. This weekend, you and your Valentine might want to try something new – did someone say surfboard! But what do you Read More »
I am a fat Black woman from the South. I exist at the intersection of multiple identities that medical research labels “vulnerable populations.” The label “vulnerable population” describes people who are frequently excluded from involvement in medical research, including clinical Read More »
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