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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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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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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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A Hard Pill to Swallow: Why More Women Dont Go for the Pill – The Quint

One reason for the low number of South Asian women having access to birth control pillsand the complete lack of data on unmarried women on itis due to the association of the pill with sexual promiscuity, and the idea of women enjoying sex still being an unpalatable concept.

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7 important things to know before taking Plan B, according to OB-GYNs – Business Insider India

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Emergency contraception can be a safe way to prevent an unwanted pregnancy after unprotected sex. While there is a variety of methods, one of the most well known is the Plan B One-Step pill

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Consumer Focused Telehealth Startup Felix Announces $10M Series A Funding to Expand its Care Offering – Canada NewsWire

TORONTO, Feb. 16, 2021 /CNW/ -Felix, a Canadian digital health startup, today announced the closing of its $10 million Series A financing round led by new investorWhitecap Venture Partners, with participation from existing investors Mantella Venture Partners, BrandProject and US based H Ventures. Russell Samuels, Partner at Whitecap Venture Partners, will join the Felix board of directors.

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Opinion | They Say They Are Attacking Abortion. They Are Really Hurting the Poor. – The New York Times

For people who live in poverty in America, getting medical care is never easy. In Texas, health care for the poor is particularly challenging: Medicaid rules are among the most stringent in the country. A family of four with two parents must earn less than $285 per month to qualify.

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22-year-old student in Wales had stroke misdiagnosed as a hangover – New York Post

A 22-year-old student in Wales suffered a life-threatening stroke likely caused by her birth control pill though doctors initially told her she was just hung over, according to a report. Nia Phillips, a psychology student from Ammanford, sought medical advice when she felt a headache coming one day in autumn 2019, Wales Online reported.

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Trump Judge Writes Decision Excusing Manufacturer for Failing to Warn Consumers of Risks of Using Medical Product: Confirmed Judges, Confirmed Fears -…

Confirmed Judges, Confirmed Fears is a blog series documenting the harmful impact of President Trumps judges on Americans rights and liberties. Cases in the series can be found by issue and by judge at this link.

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