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Fact-check: Will innocent lives be saved by ending taxpayer funding of Planned Parenthood in Texas? – Austin American-Statesman

Brandon Mulder|Austin American-Statesman Greg Abbott:Says thatinnocent lives will be saved byending taxpayer funding of Planned Parenthood. PolitiFact's ruling:False Here's why:Texas has strict abortionregulations, and Gov. Greg Abbott indicated this month that he intends to make them stricter.

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Florida mothers of color, seeking better care, turn to midwives and doulas – Tampa Bay Times

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7 things that happen to your body when you stop taking birth control – Insider – Insider

For some women, stopping birth control can be a seamless experience with minimal side effects, whereas others might notice some major differences.

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Hormone in some birth controls linked to cancer: study – Insider – Insider

A new study suggests a certain hormone drug could increase the risk of developing a noncancerous brain tumor. The drug, cyproterone acetate, is prescribed to treat acne, early puberty, heavy periods, excessive hair growth, and inoperable prostate cancer. It is also used in small doses (around 2 mg) in some forms of birth control, such as Diane-35, a contraceptive which was temporarily banned in France in 2013over claims that it increased the risk of life-threatening blood clots

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Can Joe Biden solve the Little Sisters of the Poor dilemma? – Religion News Service

(RNS) If there is one thing Joe Biden does not need, its a lawsuit against the Little Sisters of the Poor, a Catholic religious order of women who care for the elderly. If hes deluded on this score, he can ask his former boss, Barack Obama, how it went with Little Sisters of the Poor Home for the Aged v

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HIV Protection, Birth Control Levels Vary In Studies of Vaginal Rings – POZ

This article has been updated to reflect additional information and for clarity.

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Naturopathy, body dysmorphia and the benefits of baking soda: bad science on TikTok – Coda Story

Amid an endless stream of memes and lighthearted videos, pseudoscience content is rife on TikTok. From ineffective coronavirus cures to anti-vaccination content, the video sharing app has become fertile ground for all manner of disinformation.

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HDL levels: Healthy ranges of ‘good’ cholesterol and how to raise it – Medical News Today

There are two types of cholesterol: high-density lipoprotein (HDL), or good cholesterol, and low-density lipoprotein (LDL), or bad cholesterol. What specialists consider healthy levels of cholesterol may vary from person to person. HDL is good, because it carries about one-fourth to one-third of circulating cholesterol to the liver for excretion.

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Gynecology and women’s rights – The Michigan Daily

30 minutes prior to your appointment please take either 600mg of Ibuprofen or 1,000mg of Tylenol. These are the pre-appointment instructions for the insertion of an intrauterine device. Why are women expected to take only slightly higher doses of over the counter narcotics to handle a procedure on the most sensitive part of their body?

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12 ways to improve your mental wellness – Vanderbilt University News

Caring for your mental wellness affects every part of your life by reducing stress and anxiety, increasing resilience, building self-awareness and simply making you feel better. The Student Care Networkshares 12 mindful things you can do to support your health and wellness. Join a weekly virtual meditation featuring Vice Provost for Academic Affairs and Dean of Residential Faculty Vanessa Beasley and Assistant Provost for Experiential Learning and Associate Dean for Residential Colleges Jill Stratton

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Letters to the Editor – Tulsa World

But, we had a support system and enough money to care for ourselves and the baby.

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Woman living with HIV for 30 years shares her story on National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day – FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

African Americans make up around 13 percent of the U.S. population but are disproportionately living with HIV and make up 42 percent of new cases. JACKSONVILLE, Fla.

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Maya, a startup focused on accessible healthcare in Asia, raises $2.2 million seed for regional expansion – TechCrunch

Maya is dedicated to making it easier for women to get healthcare, especially for sensitive issues like reproductive and mental health. Now the startup, based in Bangladesh and incorporated in Singapore, is expanding into new countries.

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Framing Britney Spears Doesnt Bring Up Disability and Thats a Problem – IndieWire

Everyone has an opinion on Britney Spears, even if you think you dont. Since the pop stars infamous series of erratic decisions starting in 2007 which led to her being placed in a conservatorship for the last 12 years there have been numerous opinions stated about whether Spears is a prisoner or being protected. This week, FXs The New York Times Presents: Framing Britney Spears sought to lift the veil on what many people have heard about Spears and her confinement, but one word was noticeably absent throughout the hour-long broadcast: disabled

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ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend – KSL.com

SALT LAKE CITY Here are 10 stories you may have missed over the weekend. As always, click on the headline to read the full story. 1.

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Letter to the editor: Sex education is better than abortion legislation – The Bozeman Daily Chronicle

If women are subject to legislation regarding their bodies, then shouldn't men/boys also be treated?

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What does Amy Coney Barrett’s appointment have in store for reproductive rights? – Dailyuw

Anna Schnell @annaschnellart After the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburgs death in September 2020, conservatives in the Senate rushed to confirm her replacement. Before the end of October, Justice Amy Coney Barrett was appointed to the U.S

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She bravely investigated the orphanage founder who sexually assaulted children in her native Kenya and helped to convict him [editorial] – LNP |…

THE ISSUE A former East Hempfield Township man who sexually abused four girls for years at his Kenyan orphanage will spend nearly 16 years in federal prison and the rest of his life on supervision, LNP | LancasterOnlines Dan Nephin reported last week.

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Switzerland marks 50 years of women voting – DW (English)

"For a long time, it was a part of the Swiss identity, that we are an ancient democracy.

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OPINION | MASTERSON ONLINE: Year of my gun – Arkansas Online

Each year the federal government releases the number of guns found at checkpoints on airline passengers or their carry-on luggage.

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6 common birth control mistakes you might be making and how to fix them, according to OB-GYNs – Insider – Insider

There are many different contraception methods available to help you avoid unintended pregnancy, but how well they work depends on how you use them. Here are some of the most common birth control mistakes and how to avoid them

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National Wear Red Day to raise awareness of heart disease – Daily Mountain Eagle

In addition to being the month for love, February is also American Heart Month.

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Worldwide Contraceptive Devices Industry to 2025 – Players Include Allergan Plc, Bayer Healthcare and Cooper Surgical Among Others – GlobeNewswire

Dublin, Feb. 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Contraceptive Devices Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2020-2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering

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Covid-19 Has Interrupted Reproductive Health Care. IUDs Are Providing a Solution. – Direct Relief

Since the Covid-19 pandemic started, Dr.

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The different types of IUDs and how to decide which is best for you – Insider – INSIDER

Intrauterine devices, or IUDs, are some of the most effective forms of contraception. There are several types of IUDs available and they work in different ways.

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