Rheumatoid arthritis: Birth control pill tied to reduced risk
A large Swedish study has found that women who had used contraceptive pills had less risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis than women who had not.
5 days ago - Medical News Today - 2 articles
Impact of parent-daughter communication about sex on the use of less effective contraception among women from 15 to 24 years old in France
Most women begin sexual activity as teenagers but nearly 20% of women in France younger than 25 years rely on less effective contraceptive methods (condoms or methods such as...
10 days ago - Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology
Trump Administration Cuts Over $200 Million From Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs
Administration to move to abstinence-based sex education The teen birth rate has been declining for the past two decades, reaching a record low of 20.3 births per 1,000 girls...
1 month ago - Scary Mommy
Myths and Facts of Contraception Methods
Unsafe sex is one of the major causes of deaths due to unwanted pregnancy and unsafe abortion. Follow safe and effective contraceptives to avoid pregnancy.
1 month ago - Medindia Health
Contraception failing one in four women, say experts
More than 14,000 women attending clinics in 2016 had become pregnant despite using contraception.
1 month ago - BBC
US teen birth rate hits all-time low, CDC reveals
US teen birth rate hits all-time low: CDC report reveals huge drop in just one year - but some experts warn of 'baby crisis' as all ages postpone parenthood to work The data...
1 month ago - Topix - 2 articles
Reproductive Coercion in High-School-Aged Girls: Associations with Reproductive Health Risk and Intimate Partner Violence
To determine the prevalence of reproductive coercion, a form of intimate partner violence including contraceptive sabotage and pregnancy pressure, among urban high-school-aged...
1 month ago - Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology
SAHM voices concern for contraceptive access under Senate health care bill
The Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine has issued a statement indicating the consequences on America's youth and around the world could be dire if the proposals being...
1 month ago - Healio - 3 articles
CDC Contraception Guidelines: The Latest Updates
Here are the hot-off-the-press revisions to CDC contraception guidelines and recommendations. CDC Expert Commentary
1 month ago - Medscape
Most U.S. Teens Have Sex By 18, But Pregnancies Down
More than half of American teens have had sex by age 18, but teenage pregnancy and birth rates extended their 2-1/2-decade decline because of increased contraceptive use...
2 monthes ago - The Huffington Post - 2 articles
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All primary school children will be offered the flu vaccine from next year
Year Four pupils will get the vaccine in 2017-18 followed by pupils in Years Five and Six in 2018-19
What I Want The People Who Say ‘You Don't Look Autistic' To Know
I am writing this so people will understand that autism has no “one look,” and that every individual with autism is affected differently. Autism can affect how people socialize...
Does a mother's weight determine her child's metabolism?
Experts warn the study by the University of Bristol underlines how rising obesity rates among teenagers could have devastating implications for the digestive health of future...
This Man's Favorite Thing Is A Parade, So For His 21st Birthday His Town...
Hundreds showed up to make sure this birthday is one Matthew will never forget Mothers will do almost anything to see our kids happy. When one mother asked for her community's...
Chloe Madeley reveals what worked to solve 'pregnant' tum
Fitness fanatic Chloe, 30, shared her swollen tummy on Instagram last year but now says a probiotic supplement has helped her combat the severe and painful bloating she's had...
10-Year-Old Delivers Baby Brother - And Saves His Life
Jayden Fontenot's mom went into labor at home A 10-year-old has the coolest story ever of how he met his baby brother for this first time: he delivered him and saved his life...
New Meta-Analysis Estimates Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Among Children
One out of 13 women who consume alcohol at any point during pregnancy deliver a child with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder , reveals a new study.
High blood pressure is on the rise in children and teens
The American Academy of Pediatrics released new guidelines to help detect high blood pressure in children and teens. This is after a study revealed that 3.5 percent have...
Of Course Donald Trump Stared Right Into The Eclipse Without Glasses
Donald Trump photographed enjoying the eclipse - without glasses Donald Trump did that thing that scientists have been warning us about for weeks: stared straight into the sun...
Parents are failing to put babies to sleep on their backs
Less than half of the babies in the US sleep on their backs all the time, despite doctors' warnings to parents that this sleeping position decreases a baby's risk of dying of SIDS.