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Does Birth Control Cause Cancer: What the Research Shows – Healthline

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), roughly 14 percent of women ages 15 to 49 currently use the birth control pill.

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Wellbeing Wednesdays Podcast: All About Birth Control – The Daily Athenaeum – thedaonline

Courtney Weaver is all by her lonesome this week giving a quick rundown of the different methods of hormonal birth control.

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When does birth control start working? The pill works after 7 days, but other types work faster – Insider

Doctors recommend waiting at least one week before having sex after starting a birth control method, because in many cases, it's not instantly effective.

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Minus the City: Phexxi: Newest Innovation in Female Birth Control – The Colgate Maroon-News

Last week I talked about the dangers of altering the pH of the vagina. What if I told you that the FDA has just recently approved a new female contraceptive that works by altering the pH of the vagina?

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Why Is There So Much Silence Around Miscarriage? – Vogue

We were sent underground. Silence has even become encoded in medical recommendations. Its common practice in the medical community to suggest women wait to share their pregnancy news until they are out of the woods.

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Opinion: The gag rule is rescinded, but its effects still hurt Missourians – The Missouri Times

You may know birth control in any of its many forms: condoms, the pill, the patch, the shot, or maybe even an intrauterine device (IUD). For decades, contraception has been a trusty companion for individuals and couples to plan if, when, and how to start or grow a family

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The Chilean Government Gave Out Defective Birth Control Pills Which Caused Dozens of Unplanned Pregnancies – mit inc

Photos via Getty Images; neonrated/Instagram A first-look photo of Kristen Stewart playing Princess Diana in the upcoming movie Spencer, directed by Chilean filmmaker Pablo Larran, have surfaced.

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‘Dead goyim leg’: Why do medical dramas keep perpetuating terrible stereotypes about Orthodox Jews? J. – The Jewish News of Northern California

A version of this essay originally appeared onAlma. Last month, the Jewish internet was shocked by a scene from the TV medical drama Nurses. The shocking part should be that a clip from a subpar Canadian medical drama only airing on NBC because of a Covid-induced lack of programming managed to go semiviral

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Switzerland Women’s Healthcare – Expat Guide to Switzerland – Expatica Switzerland

From cancer screenings and sexual health to maternity care and more, we explain all you need to know about womens healthcare in Switzerland.

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The most innovative wellness companies of 2021 – Fast Company

Wellness brands showed off their endurance and flexibility during the pandemic, as studios shuttered and people around the world sought out ways to feel healthier, happier, and less stressed in trying times. This years Most Innovative Wellness Companies managed to keep consumers interested and engaged with their health (and their products) while at home, and also helped maintain a sense of community, even as in-person classes and services shut down. For motivating consumers to keep working out, even after weeks and months at home Pelotons growth during the pandemic may have been catalyzed by stay-at-home orders, but it was propelled by the companys smart digital strategy

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China wants to wipe out Uyghurs, committing genocide in Xinjiang: US think-tank report – ThePrint

Text Size:A- A+ New Delhi: From sexual abuse, illegal detentions to forced birth control, China is allegedly carrying out a genocide against its Uyghur population in Xinjiang province, a new report by a US-based think-tank has said. According to the Washington DC-based Newlines Institute for Strategy and Policy, China is in breach of the 1948 United Nations Genocide Convention, which the country has signed along with 151 nations

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El Salvador’s ‘Total Abortion Ban’ Is Landing Women Who Have Accidentally Miscarried in Jail – mit inc

Photo via Getty Images The fight for womens right to choose what to do with their bodies is a fight that continues to rage on throughout the world.

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Bombay High Court sets aside suspension order against society working for animal birth control – The Indian Express

The Bombay High Court has set aside an order by Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) which had suspended the recognition of Mumbai-based Universal Animal Welfare Society which works on animal birth control (ABC) programmes. The society was asked to shut down its ABC centre at Malad after incidents of alleged cruelty against dogs were found at the centre. The High Court, while setting aside the suspension, held that before taking such drastic action, the society should have been given the opportunity to be heard.

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Birth control could impact sex drive, but there are many other factors – WZVN-TV

Could birth control be busting your sex drive? For years, research has questioned whether hormones that are in birth control pills or devices contribute to lack of libido, or sex drive. The short answer its complicated, but right now, experts are noticing an increasing lack of intimacy

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Birth control pill: truths and myths about its use – The Times Hub

One-month pill container with pills ULY MARTN When the pill was legalized as a contraceptive method in the United States in the 1960s, a new era began in which women finally had total control over their bodies, and could decide when to get pregnant.

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Should I get the COVID-19 vaccine while breastfeeding? – WTOL

Right now, research points to breastfeeding while getting the shot as safe and potentially even beneficial. TOLEDO, Ohio Choosing to get the COVID-19 vaccine can be a well-thought-out process for many people, especially moms

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Dry socket vs normal socket: Pictures, symptoms, and healing time – Medical News Today

After a tooth extraction, a normal socket will develop a blood clot that stays in place while the wound heals, while a persons pain will steadily improve. In a dry socket, the blood clot will partially or fully detach from the wound, which can worsen the pain. Dry socket, or alveolar osteitis, is a common complication of tooth extraction

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Opinion: Can we turn the COVID baby bust around? – Deseret News

Apparently, even forcing people to stay inside for several weeks isnt enough to encourage couples to have more children. Old wives tales about spikes in births after blizzards or blackouts led some to believe that stay at home orders last March would lead to a much needed baby boom.

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Switching on tissue repair in IBD – Medical News Today

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimate that in 2015, 3.1 million people in the United States had IBD. IBD is an umbrella term for a number of conditions, including ulcerative colitis and Crohns disease.

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Letters to the Editor: Catholic leaders may be cold to Biden, but parishoners see a lot to like – Yahoo News

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Jim Cramer: The Birth of a Market Bottom, Part 1 – RealMoney

A year ago this week the stock market was hitting new highs and it was all aboard. Buyers had all but ignored the so-called Wuhan virus and were buying pretty much everything in sight given the strong earnings just reported from an excellent reporting season. Underneath, though, there was a story simmering that would cause one of the most swift bear markets in history, one that would cause the Dow Jones Industrial Average to plunge 31% peak to trough, then cause a lasting bottom that we live with these days.

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Can Birth Control Cause Thyroid Problems? – Health Essentials from Cleveland Clinic

The pill gets blamed for a LOT of things, but can birth control cause thyroid problems?

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Evofem Biosciences Launches US Direct-to-Consumer Campaign to Accelerate Awareness of Phexxi, A Non-Hormonal Birth Control Option for Women -…

Approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in May 2020, Phexxi is an innovativenon-hormonalcontraceptivemethodcreatedforwomen

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Eckburg: Preventing pregnancy is a two-way street – Rocky Mountain Collegian

(Graphic Illustration by Rachel Macias | The Collegian) Editors Note: All opinion section content reflects the views of the individual author only and does not represent a stance taken by The Collegian or its editorial board. Most of us were taught about having safe sex since our awkward sixth grade sexual education class; you remember the one Ill give you a minute to work through the waves of cringe. Whether your health teacher handed out condoms or reminded you that abstinence is the best way to prevent pregnancy which is an entirely different conversation we learned that having sex is fine as long as you use protection.

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Teen, 19, is now mom to two sets of twins born 21 months apart despite being on birth control – The Sun

A TEEN, 19, is now a mom to TWO sets of twins born just 21 months apart despite being on birth control. Maggie Rojas is now a mom to four kids, with her high school sweetheart Kenrrik

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