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Exorcising the Dalkon Shield – Time to get over a bad (contraceptive) romance.

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This post is 3 in the series:  Twenty Times Better than the Pill.  In 2002, 26 percent of Norwegian contraceptive users relied on a long acting method that they could simply fit and forget, the IUD. In the United States, … Continue reading

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Dramatic Drop In Teen Pregnancy Really a Technology Tipping Point

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By now many Americans have read the basics: 9000 St. Louis women are offered their choice of contraceptives for free. Two years later, the teen birthrate is at 6 per 1000 instead of the country average of 34. The abortion … Continue reading

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15 Things Old Boys like Rick Santorum Don’t Want You to Know About Your Body and Your Contraception

Last month, the Associated Press distributed an article titled:  Birth control: Lots of choices, but confusion is widespread.  Good news: Even if you feel hazy or muddled right now, you likely have access to technologies your parents could only have … Continue reading

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