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Giving women only 3 months of birth control at a time may waste millions of dollars and lead to hundreds of unintended pregnancies. Year-long prescrip...
Health insurance providers offer short-term supplies as a money-saving measure, but new data suggests offering a year of pills is more cost effective.
Ted Cruz just offered to work with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to make birth control available over-the-counter
"A simple, clean bill making birth control available over the counter. Interested?" Cruz wrote, retweeting Ocasio-Cortez.
A woman asked Melinda Gates to adopt and raise her 2 children, while holding one of them, because she was so poor
Melinda Gates, the billionaire philanthropist and wife of the Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates, said a woman in India once gave her her children to raise.
It’s possible to get pregnant using the Natural Cycles birth control app even if you do everything right
Natural Cycles is a non-hormonal birth control app that tells women when they are ovulating, but it's not 100% effective at preventing pregnancy.
Whether you use condoms or take birth control pills, there are a lot of things that can make your birth control methods less effective.
A startup seeded by Silicon Valley’s hottest mentorship program aims to bring the first male birth control to market
The company is working on hormone-free contraception with science developed at UC Berkeley. The startup recently debuted at Y Combinator.
A new pill is being tested that could lower testosterone levels in men and in turn prevent sperm production and pregnancy.
IUD and implant insertions jumped 22% after Trump’s election in 2016, and it may not be a coincidence
A study of more than 3 million women found that use of long-acting reversible contraception (IUDS and implants) increased after President Trump was elected.
Trump made an alarming comment about mothers giving their daughters birth control before they migrate
In a press conference Saturday afternoon, President Donald Trump said mothers were giving their daughters birth control pills before they migrate.
Scientists are closer to developing a birth control patch that could last for 6 months with no doctor’s visit required
Scientists are developing a birth control patch that could someday offer long-lasting contraception in humans. In a new study, they tested it in rats.