the pill

This tiny Pill has changed the lives of women across the world - and it all started with a nurse named Margaret Sanger. #NationalNursesWeek
This dating game parody shows how hard it is to find a “match.”
Former president of the American Association for Dental Research, Dr. Robert Genco, calls periodontal disease -- an advanced form of gum disease that affects half of Americans -- a public health concern. "[It] is one of the most prevalent non-communicable chronic diseases in our population."
Is this really the meaning of the fall? Was Eden unthinking animal life? Was sex placed on the auction block in the post Adamic world, where it was offered to the highest bidder on the Darwinian food chain, as the holy grail of that mixture of mind and body known as human pleasure?
Obamacare was supposed to make birth control free for all women. But that reality is still far off.
If you're lucky in life, once in a blue moon, you have a brush with genius like this, someone astoundingly accomplished in their chosen endeavor, who can also give you a takeaway container of wisdom on all, and sundry that can last a lifetime.
When was the last time you asked your lesbian BFF what kind of birth control she uses? Your gay neighbor if any of his female lovers are on the pill? Your bisexual bowling league buddies... well, anything p-in-v related whatsoever?
Women everywhere are taking the pill for longer or shorter periods of their lives, and we are all told about stroke and blood clots as a potential side effect. But we all think that this will never happen to me. And now it happened to me!
Talking to teens about birth control doesn't encourage us to have sex; it helps us make better, more educated decisions when we're ready.
Is it too much to hope that one day, using birth control will be like getting a flu shot or taking your vitamins? Something any woman can afford -- and just does?
I make my big declarations of gratitude at Thanksgiving dinner, and my list doesn't vary much from year to year. This year though, I'm changing things up. This year, not only am I making my list public, I'm also adding something new.
While I was worrying about my grades, getting a summer internship, getting leadership positions in my extracurriculars, sticking to my budget, finding an apartment, and lots more, one thing I didn't have to worry about was getting pregnant -- and that was all thanks to birth control.
Overturning Roe v. Wade has never been about saving babies. It's about controlling women, and the religious extremists will continue masking this hidden agenda until they are exposed.
In response to Friedman's piece, an anonymous writer shared her experiences using the method in a piece for the Frisky: We
When my doctor agreed to see me immediately without an appointment, I should have known something was wrong.
I believe that more reproductive choice trumps the potential risks of synthetic hormones being available over the counter.
Makers: Women Who Make America is debuting on PBS on Tuesday night. Thus far, media coverage has focused on Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook. The media has used this as an opportunity to draw attention to Sandberg's forthcoming book. What is missing here is context.