Birth control blues
You’d think President Bush might have noticed, say, the morning of Nov. 8, that most Americans haven’t followed him into all the nooks of far-right U.S. conservatism. But you’d be wrong.
This month the president named, to head the federal office overseeing family planning programs, the former medical director of a nonprofit group that believes birth […]
Contraceptive tailed by Controversies:Birth Control Patch
Health Canada has warned women strongly about the side effects associated with using birth control patch ‘Evra’. Evra can trigger off the development of severe blood clots in the lungs and legs.
The patches which contains ethinyl estradiol is available in the U.S with more of the compound than those available in Canada. Use of this […]
Oxygen Monitor Fails to Help Doctors Detect Birth Risks
A device that measures a baby’s blood oxygen during labor has failed to meet doctors’ hopes that it would lead to fewer Caesarean sections and safer deliveries, a new study has concluded. But the study’s results will still help women and infants by discouraging the use of an invasive procedure that does no good, researchers […]
Judge hears UNP case on birth control
Union Pacific Railroad defended its policy of not covering contraceptives in its health care plan in federal appeals court here in a lawsuit that could have far-reaching impact on other businesses.
A federal judge in Omaha, Neb. ruled in June that Union Pacific Corp. discriminated against women by denying them coverage of contraceptives. The lawsuit, backed […]
Can the pill really kill?
here is no denying the popularity of the birth control pill to prevent unwanted pregnancy. Whether you’re walking through the Science link or using the toilet, it is impossible to escape the three beautiful young women encouraging you to accept mission Alesse. Jane, a 21-year-old woman I spoke to, told me she started taking the […]
China trade row stretches to birth-control pills
Nov 8 (Reuters) – EU trade chief Peter Mandelson repeated his call on Wednesday for China to stamp out widespread illegal copying of music and other kinds of intellectual property, saying the list now includes birth-control pills.
China was not paying royalties for European music played in karaoke bars or for television programmes, and over half […]