birth control

CDC Urges Young Women to Avoid All Alcohol Unless Using Contraception

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The CDC has women who like to drink in an uproar after they issued warnings about the lack of contraception and alcohol. In a report, the CDC warned that women should avoid alcohol unless they’re using contraception because of the high risk of fetal alcohol...

26-Year-Old Woman Has Stroke After Being on Birth Control Pills

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A 26-year-old woman is claiming that she nearly died because of her birth control pills. Jordan Ward, from Chicago, says that in the middle of wedding plan, she had a stroke that nearly killed her after causing severe blood clots in her brain. After having...

#ThxBirthControl: The Choices We Make

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At 16, most of us weren’t ready to have a baby. Nor were we ready at 18. Or 19. Or even 25. Or even right now. Some of us are not ready and that’s OK because we get to decide when we’re ready to start...

Planned Parenthood Allows Clients to Access Birth Control Via the Internet

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While the debate pro-life vs. pro-choice is discussed between middle-aged men on Capitol Hill, Planned Parenthood has decided to launch a pilot program that allows clients to have access to birth control services via the Internet. The pilot program, which was announced Wednesday, has launched...

Company to Introduce Long-term Contraceptive Implant Operated by Remote Control

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Next year, a new form of contraception begins preclinical trials in the U.S. The MicroCHIPS device will be implanted under the skin in a woman’s abdomen, butt, or bicep. And managed wirelessly via remote control. This new contraceptive device will be relatively tiny, measuring 0.78...

Supreme Court Rules In Favor of Hobby Lobby in Contraceptive Case

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The U.S. Supreme Court  ruled this morning that business owners can object on religious grounds to a provision of President Barack Obama’s healthcare law that requires closely held companies to provide health insurance that covers birth control. With a 5-4 vote, the court said that...