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Novel copper IUD proves safe, effective during first year of phase 3 trial

Novel copper IUD proves safe, effective during first year of phase 3 trial

8 days ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

A copper intrauterine device, or IUD, with a novel design was safe, effective and well-tolerated in women during the first year of use, according to results from a phase 3...
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Twirla contraceptive patch well tolerated in women with different BMIs

Twirla contraceptive patch well tolerated in women with different BMIs

10 days ago   |   Healio

A post-hoc analysis of the Twirla contraceptive patch showed that it was well tolerated among women with a BMI of 25 to 30 kg/m2 as well as those with a BMI less than 25 kg/m2...
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Q&A: AAP guidance on caring for adolescent parents and their children

Q&A: AAP guidance on caring for adolescent parents and their children

12 days ago   |   Healio

The AAP updated its guidelines on caring for adolescent parents and their children to include new recommendations on contraception, breastfeeding, and other guidance for...
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Top in endocrinology: New contraceptive pill, disposing diabetes materials

Top in endocrinology: New contraceptive pill, disposing diabetes materials

13 days ago   |   Healio

Last week, the FDA approved Nextstellis, the first combination contraceptive tablet containing naturally occurring estrogen from a plant source. It was the top story in...
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Adolescents living with HIV: contraceptive services and uptake in general primary healthcare clinics and stand-alone youth clinics

16 days ago   |   Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology

To investigate whether current contraceptive uptake, unmet need for contraception and unintended pregnancy among female adolescents living with HIV vary with the model of...
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FDA approves novel oral contraceptive pill

FDA approves novel oral contraceptive pill

22 days ago   |   Healio

The FDA approved a combination drospirenone and estetrol tablet for the prevention of pregnancy, the first combination pill containing naturally occurring estrogen, according...
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If You're Worried About The J&J Vaccine, Let's Talk About Birth Control Too

If You're Worried About The J&J Vaccine, Let's Talk About Birth Control Too

25 days ago   |   Scary Mommy   |   4 articles

Earlier this week, the FDA and CDC decided to pause the distribution of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Six women between the ages of 18 and 48 were found to have a rare blood...
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Presentation, Management and Outcomes of Pediatric Pulmonary Embolus: A Retrospective Review

25 days ago   |   Pediatric Emergency Care

Objectives To review the presentation, management, and outcomes of pediatric pulmonary embolism patients treated at a single institution over 10 years to determine whether...
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Doctors Explain How Often You Can Take Plan B and Why You Might Consider Other Options

Doctors Explain How Often You Can Take Plan B and Why You Might Consider Other Options

25 days ago   |   PopSugar

When you've had a mishap with your birth control or otherwise had unprotected sex, the morning-after pill may be helpful in preventing an unplanned pregnancy. Plan B is one of...
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Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology Is Care for the Underserved

25 days ago   |   Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology

When I was a resident in Obstetrics and Gynecology from 1977 to 1981, I had no idea what pediatric and adolescent gynecology was. I'll save you the trouble of calculating how...
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Q&A: CDC mask guidance ‘still too cautious and too complicated'

Q&A: CDC mask guidance ‘still too cautious and too complicated'

As the COVID-19 vaccine rollout continues, the CDC has continued to update its mask guidance for the public, recently revising recommendations for outdoor mask use and... Read more ...

From The Confessional: Women Like Porn Too, And We're Not Embarrassed To...

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Many Asian Americans never discussed racism at home. Now parents are...

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“Should we check out this bun in the oven?” Dylan asked Cal while preparing the sweet treat. Read more ...

Dylan Dreyer's husband shares baby announcement, credits steamy 'Bridgerton'

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