Tag: birth control

Ask a Scientist: Is It Safe to Skip My Period on...

A gyno explains whether it's cool to forgo those placebo pills.

Do Birth Control Pills Make You Gain Weight?

Let's separate myth vs. fact regarding the Pill.

EMTs Could Refuse to Help Gay People Under Bill in Michigan

Pharmacists, business owners, and even landlords would also be affected.

Hippo on Birth Control Gives Birth

Is anyone casting for "I Didn't Know My Zoo Animal Was Pregnant"?

4 Ways You Can Still Get Pregnant on the Pill

Are you putting yourself at risk of an unwanted pregnancy without knowing it? Find out what does-and doesn't-affect the Pill's ability to prevent pregnancy.

IUD Means Safe Sex, But Possibly Less Hair

As an alternative to oral and other contraceptives — particularly those that women must take daily — many women have chosen to use an IUD,...

The Scary Side Effects of the Pill

It could be hiding signs that you're headed for infertility, heart trouble and even cancer. Find out your risk, and how to change it.

Birth Control Beads: Would You Use Them to Plan Pregnancy?

The rhythm method of family planning can be tough to follow. A modern Standard Days Method makes it more foolproof.

A Big Win For Women: No More Co-Pays for Birth Control

Under the Affordable Care Act, birth control and preventive care services for women will now be fully covered by insurance.

The Male Birth Control Pill-It’s Happening, People!

Researchers are getting closer to creating better pregnancy prevention methods for men. Here, guys weigh in on whether or not they'd try it.