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Personal Health: Contraception for Teenagers

“Teens today get much more information about sexually transmitted diseases in school health ed classes than they do about pregnancy prevention,” according to Dr....

American Fertility Is Falling Short of What Women Want

Advertisement America’s fertility is in precipitous decline. Our team of forecasters at Demographic Intelligence projects 3.84 million births in 2017, down from about...

That Time ‘Murphy Brown’ and Dan Quayle Topped the Front Page

Murphy Brown had just aired its Season 4 finale in which Ms. Brown, an unmarried news anchor, gave birth to a baby boy. Mr. Quayle...

Cecile Richards on Her Life After Planned Parenthood

“As a lifetime organizer, I’ve never been more excited, despite this Congress and this presidency,” she said in the first interview in which she...

Oral Contraceptives Reduce Risk for Ovarian and Endometrial Cancers

Photo The long-term use of oral contraceptives reduces the risk for ovarian and endometrial cancers, and the effect is especially evident in smokers, the obese...

Health Workers Who Oppose Abortion Get New Protections

Critics said the administration was giving health care providers a license to discriminate, and they raised the possibility that some doctors might deny fertility...

India Bans Condom Ads From Prime-Time TV

Mrs. Muttreja said the prime-time ban for condom ads was in “direct contradiction to the population policy of the government.” On Monday, the Ministry...

News Analysis: Birth Control Pills Protect Against Cancer, Too

Oral contraceptives appear to reduce the incidence of some less common reproductive cancers, like endometrial cancer and ovarian cancer, which is often detected at...

The New Health Care: Birth Control and Breast Cancer: Look Beyond...

Advertisement I have a severe intestinal condition known as ulcerative colitis. For some time, I’ve taken an immunosuppressant to control the flare-ups. Like...

Birth Control Pills Still Linked to Breast Cancer, Study Finds

The study found few differences in risk between the formulations; women cannot protect themselves by turning to implants or intrauterine devices that release a...

In China, an Education in Dating

The number of students who take offline courses at “Fall in Love Emotional Education” has grown from one in 2014, to more than 300...

Underweight Women at Risk of Early Menopause

Photo Underweight women are at increased risk for early menopause, a new study has found. This study, in Human Reproduction, followed 78,759 premenopausal women ages 25...

A Condom-Maker’s Discovery: Size Matters

“The idea was it had to be long enough to fit most men, and excess length could just be rolled,” said Debby Herbenick, a...

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