unwanted-pregnancy

Politics
We need a real discussion around conscious reproduction and the termination of unwanted pregnancies.
Women
Previous surveys have shown that 38 percent of physicians in the U.S. who talk with their patients about contraceptives offer
Women
What a new study suggests about sexual pleasure.
Women
Her observation echoes the findings of a 2011 review of 40 major studies worldwide. British researchers found that a third
Politics
Conservatives who want to restrict access to contraception, abortion and other reproductive health care are putting ideology ahead of compassion and equality. But they are also putting ideology ahead of America's economic well being
Women
My father ruined any shot I had at teen pregnancy the night senior second baseman Mike Sheridan came to call at our home and my dad answered the door conveniently cleaning his Magnum .45.
Women
Has anyone you know ever lied about birth control? What level of deception, if any, is OK in a relationship?
Women
If we are truly going to feel empowered sexually as women -- and, might I add, put a bit of romance back into the equation -- it will require a recognition that our needs differ from men's.
Politics
About Guttmacher's work: The Guttmacher Institute provides a wealth of information and analysis on abortion and the characteristics
Wellness
When I read the lead paragraph of this week's news story on the success of an experimental, abstinence-only sex ed curriculum, my first thought was: "Yes, but..."
The World Post
What's going on? Are Canadian teens just more inhibited -- did the girls-gone-wild craze not get this far north? Or is it just too much effort to get the parkas off up here?
Politics
The Pregnant Women Support Act offers some proposals that both sides can endorse. And there may well be solutions for the problematic areas, assuming there really is good will.
Politics
Republicans staged a temper tantrum last week over spending $200 million on contraceptive coverage. It turns out such a request wasn't even included in the stimulus.
Politics
While I respect the opinions of those who oppose abortion, I do not understand why those same leaders would then oppose policies proven to reduce abortions.
Politics
If we want more stimulus, economic and otherwise, we need more funding for the arts and for family planning/safe sex, and less tax cuts for corporations.
Politics
Ready access to contraceptives for low-income citizens is an essential part of creating a stable, informed and healthy population. There should be a bill aimed at openly supporting this policy.
Politics
There has been a lot of damage done to family planning funding over the past eight years. However, this may not be the right issue around which to have the battle.
Wellness
Should we be surprised that some women will opt for do-it-yourself medicine in this climate when health care access is out of reach for more Americans and when abortion is so stigmatized?
Politics
Today we have learned something about the administration's priorities. And appeasing Republicans ranks appears to be a higher priority than family planning.