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Does Free Contraceptives Promote Promiscuity?

Research has been done to find that Free Contraception is associated with the number of sexual partners and the frequency of sexual intercourse over time. Investigators at Washington University in St. Louis The St. Louis School of Medicine (St. Louis,… Continue Reading

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About 25 High School Students Become Pregnant Daily In Indiana

May is National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month, and the number of births to teens ages 15 to 19 years old is down to 29.4 live births per 1,000 population according to the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention or… Continue Reading

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Masturbation: What Your Self-Pleasure Style Says About Your Personality

It’s the weekend and you have big plans. It involves candles, wine, a bath, soft music and self-indulgence with a toy named Anton. Are you the “master of your domain/queen of the castle, or do you regularly enjoy moments of… Continue Reading

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Internal Medicine Group Says No To Screening Pelvic Exam

Internal Medicine Group Says No To Screening Pelvic Exam

A screening pelvic exam, also known as a well woman exam, is a common procedure. Some women are reassured when they find that the results are negative, while others would prefer to avoid one. On July 1, the American College… Continue Reading

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Higher Blood Clot Risk Reported With Birth Control Patch And Ring

A new study suggests that the birth control patch and ring may have a higher risk of deep venous thrombosis (blood clots) than birth control pills. Danish researchers published the results of their 10 year study May 10 in the… Continue Reading

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Long-Acting Reversible Contraception Well Tolerated By Teens And Young Women

Unintended pregnancy is currently a major public health problem in the US; approximately 3 million unplanned or mistimed pregnancies occur each year in the nation. Worldwide, the problem has decreased in recent years; however, unintended pregnancy rates have not decreased… Continue Reading