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Family Planning

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  • National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month

    National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month
    May is National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month.  A time when teenagers are out and about, later than usual, for proms and graduation parties.  I can just imagine all the parents out there watching the clock as curfew approaches, wondering what their kids are doing, did the conversations about safe sex sink in?
  • Newer types of birth control pills confirmed to raise blood clot risk

    Newer types of birth control pills confirmed to raise blood clot risk
    Women who take newer types of birth control pills face a higher risk of developing blood clots than women who take older types, researchers said Tuesday, providing what some called "clarifying" evidence that more modern contraceptives designed as safer...

    Margaret Carlson: Extremes shouldn't control the abortion debate

    "When does life begin?" Philosophers have been asking that question for centuries, along with poets, ethicists and physicians. So do today's politicians and loudly. A few really are looking for answers. Most do it for votes. The grandstanding makes the...

    State targets Chicago abortion clinic's license over building safety

    State targets Chicago abortion clinic's license over building safety
    After wrangling with a Chicago abortion clinic for more than 16 months over building safety issues, state officials have moved to revoke the Northwest Side facility's license. The Illinois Department of Public Health also fined the Albany Medical...

    Abortion injunction upheld for Osceola County medical park

    Abortion injunction upheld for Osceola County medical park
    An appeals court Friday upheld a temporary injunction that would block Planned Parenthood of Greater Orlando from performing abortions at an Osceola County medical park. The 2-1 ruling by the 5th District Court of Appeal focused on a restrictive...