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#ThxBirthControl: The Choices We Make

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 ...

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5 Weight Lifting Benefits For Women

Unfortunately, some women shy away from lifting weights because of the misconception that it basically means sacrificing their soft, feminine curves for bulky muscles and an overall masculine appearance. ...

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Self-Confidence Check, 1, 2, 1, 2

The other night I was watching the final episode of "Project Runway" and one of the female finalists said, "It's OK to be confident." She said this as if she were ...

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Reported Ebola Cases Increase to 13,703, WHO reports

Although, the number of new Ebola cases appear to be dropping in Liberia, the epidemic is far from over. World Health Organisation (WHO) is now reporting the number of reported ...

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Fat vs. Thick: A New Drake Lyric Sparks an Old Debate

Both Drake and Lil' Wayne make guest appearances on "Only," Nicki Minaj's latest track. But it's Drake's line about BBW - that would be Big Beautiful Woman - that has ...

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Could the “Flexitarian” Diet Be Perfect for You?

If your steady diet of Oreos and red wine every night could use a little revamping, you may want to consider adopting a “flexitarian” approach to it. The flexitarian diet ...

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#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...

69% of Americans Favor Mandated Birth Control Coverage

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According to a JAMA survey, 69 percent of Americans say all U.S. health plans should be required to cover the cost of birth control. Yet the topic is still a hot-button issue in the courts. In June, the Supreme Court is expected to reach a...