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Birth Control Pill Voluntary Recall
If you take Introvale birth control pills, pull out the packaging now and make sure its lot number is not among the ones voluntarily recalled today by the pill's manufacturer Sandoz .
Potential for Hormone-Free Male "Pill"
Wouldn't it be nice to have a male contraceptive pill without side effects? No such drug is in development yet, but a recent genetic discovery has shown it's possible.
Looking for a Few Good Eggs
Ever take home a product and discover it's missing an essential piece? Imagine having to pick the right microscopic package - for one of the most important experiences of your life.
Pregnancy and Multiple Sclerosis: Are Drugs Safe?
Living with a chronic disease can be difficult. Multiple sclerosis (MS), an autoimmune disease that affects the brain and spinal cord, is a condition that’s becoming easier to treat because of advances in medicine. Still, many women worry that the disease could prevent them from having children. MS occurs when the body’s immune system eats away at the protective sheath, called myelin, that covers nerves, which results in irreversible deterioration of the nerves. The condition is more common among women, especially women between the ages of 20 and 40 – during childbearing age. ...
Questions Gynecologists Should be Asking
Men discuss sexual dysfunction with their doctors, so why not women? Many obstetricians/gynecologists may not ask about a how a patient’s sex life is going.
Be Fruitful, Be Merry and Multiply!
By the time you've changed your 367th poopy diaper, do you wonder if you would be happier without children, or are you certain that non-parents don't know what they're missing?
An Easy Way to Prevent a Pregnancy
The only way to be absolutely sure you don't get pregnant is certainly not to have sex. But if you are sexually active, do you know which contraception is most effective?
Young Teens More Likely to Have Vaginal Delivery
Parents, you can breathe a sigh of relief: teenage pregnancy is becoming less common in the U.S., which is good news because there are many risks associated with teen pregnancy.
Low-dose Contraceptive Patch Works
Finding the right type of birth control can be tricky. A new type of contraceptive may be another option for your birth control.
Selecting Which Birth Control Matters
Several birth control pills have been linked to blood clots in women who use them, but sufficient evidence about similar risks from hormone contraceptive besides the Pill is lacking.