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Happy International Women’s Day: Read Three Bills Threatening Women’s Health

Many of these bills aren’t new, but they could each seriously impact women’s health in America.
Kaleigh Rogers
3.8.17
no brainers

Pharmacists in These Three States Can Now Prescribe Birth Control

The goal is to get more women better access to reproductive care by making it easier and more convenient.
Kaleigh Rogers
2.24.17
Wait For It...

After a 40 Year Battle, Is Male Birth Control Finally Coming?

Meet the man who never gave up on bringing it to market.
Sohini Chattopadhyay
2.14.17
birth control

Rhesus Monkeys Took Male Birth Control And They’re Just Fine

It's another step towards creating a male contraceptive for humans.
Madison Margolin
2.7.17
tv

90s Sitcoms Were Strangely Obsessed With This Unpopular Form of Birth Control

From Felicity, to Friends, to Sex and the City, late 90s TV was obsessed with the diaphragm.
Kaleigh Rogers
12.7.16
Drugs

Pigeons in Spain Can Now Get Birth Control More Easily Than Most American Women

Birth control has been used to control bird populations before, even here in the US.
Kaleigh Rogers
12.1.16
Sex

Where Are Our Next Generation Condoms?

Three years since the Gates Foundation handed out $100,000 each to several projects, progress has been slow, but steady.
Meredith Rutland Bauer
11.28.16
Australia

Why It’s So Hard to Invent a New Kind of Condom (in the US, Anyway)

The LELO HEX is ‘graphene-inspired’ and has Charlie Sheen as a product rep.
Lux Alptraum
6.16.16
birth control

All the Attempts We've Made at Male Birth Control

Here are a few highlights in the hunt for a male contraceptive revolution.
Victoria Turk
5.16.16
Contraception

'Sticky Beads' That Trap Sperm Could Be a New Form of Birth Control

The “sperm traps” could also help with infertility.
Amy Thompson
4.27.16
Pill

What Happens When You Get Your Period in Space?

Hint: You can only use one of two Space Station toilets.
Kate Lunau
4.21.16
California

Birth Control Delivery App Offers Anti-HIV Drug

An app that delivers birth control within 48 hours is turning its focus to HIV medication.
Kate Conger
2.15.16
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