Posts tagged "birth control pill"

Weight Gain And Bigger Boobs Are Birth Control Myths

There goes my excuse for the Freshmen 15. Only three to four percent of women actually gain weight on the birth control pill, according to Dr. Anne Burke, associate professor…

Alyson Penn | July 1, 2013 - 9:40 am

I Have … Blood Clots

Not only is Hillary Clinton creating a frenzy of 2016 election speculation and my favorite internet memes, but she’s also brought blood clots into the media spotlight. While the buzz…

Sarah Gray | January 28, 2013 - 11:00 am

Study Finds That Access To Birth Control Increases Women’s Wages

The income gap between men and women in the United States has been narrowing over the past few decades and new research says we have the birth control pill to…

Tiffanie Drayton | March 28, 2012 - 10:20 am

Binge Drinking Increases Pregnancy Risk For Birth Control Pill Users

“I puke all the time and have sex with my boyfriend.”
“I don’t really puke when I’m hungover but I puke a lot when I’m drunk. And ever since…

Tiffanie Drayton | March 26, 2012 - 12:50 pm

Today’s Lady News: Birth Control Pill Cuts Ovarian Cancer Risk

Women who have been on the birth control pill for 10 or more years have cut their risk of ovarian cancer by 45 percent, according to a study in…

Jessica Wakeman | October 26, 2011 - 5:20 pm

Bill O’Reilly: “Many Women Who Get Pregnant Are Blasted Out Of Their Minds When They Have Sex”

Birth control should not be covered without co-pays as part of preventative health care, Bill O’Reilly says, because “many women who get pregnant are blasted out of their…

Jessica Wakeman | July 25, 2011 - 4:20 pm

The Pill: Has It Made Our Lives Simpler Or More Complicated?

There’s no question that the birth control pill has given us modern women an undeniable amount of freedom that our grandmothers didn’t have — both sexual and cultural — since…

Joanne Hinkel | December 1, 2010 - 12:40 pm

10 Bizarro Birth Control Pill Facts

2010 is a big year, because it is the 50th anniversary of the birth control pill. Who can remember life without it? But did you know that the pill was…

Kelli Bender | August 3, 2010 - 5:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: “Bright Pill,” A Birth Control Pill For Men, In The Works

Israeli scientist Professor Haim Breitbart is hard at work on the “Bright Pill,” a birth control pill or injection which has proven to cause temporary sterility in mice. But…

Jessica Wakeman | June 30, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Pharmacy Refused To Sell The Pill, Condoms, Porn — And Closed

Birth control pills. Condoms. Porn. Cigarettes.

What do these things have in common other than indicators of a good time (except for, uh, the cigarettes)? They were all banned…

Jessica Wakeman | April 9, 2010 - 3:50 pm