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Make Pills OTC to Reduce Unintended Pregnancy Rate
New research highlights a way to reduce the rate of unintended pregnancies, but it requires two changes to current policy.
FDA Approves New Hormonal IUD
Another option for long-term reversible contraception has been approved, but this one will be available to many public health clinics as well.
Hormonal IUDs Effective Beyond Approved Duration
Hormonal intrauterine devices (IUDs) and implants effectively prevent pregnancy at least 1 year beyond their approved duration of use.
Opioid Use in Women of Reproductive Age
Opioid use in women of reproductive age should be better monitored, and physicians should be more judicious in their prescribing, says a CDC report.
Condom Use Doesn't Explain HIV and Depo-Provera Link
A meta-analysis shows use of hormonal contraception, compared with nonhormonal or no contraception, ups the risk of HIV infection in sub-Saharan Africa.
IVF Will Continue in ND as Voters Reject Measure 1
Voters in North Dakota sent a clear message that health care decisions, from pregnancy to end-of-life care, must involve only patients and their physicians.
Ebola Kills Pregnant Women, Even if They Don't Have It
The outbreak of Ebola in West Africa rightly has become a world health crisis. But there are other casualties of the outbreak that we don't hear much about.
Measure 1 Will End IVF in North Dakota
A consequence of Measure 1, which may or may not be a "personhood" amendment, is that IVF and other infertility services in North Dakota will end.
Oh, Boy! Does Quicker Conception Mean More Males?
Folklore or fact? Getting pregnant soon after stopping contraceptives results in a higher chance of having a baby boy. New research answers this question once and for all.