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Would You Like to Have a Kid in the Next Year?

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One Key Question improves family planning and lives. In contrast with Europe and Canada, Pacific Northwest communities face an epidemic of surprise pregnancy. Northwest women say that almost half of their pregnancies are mistimed or unwanted. This causes hardship in … Continue reading

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The Colorado Family Planning Miracle – Are Oregon and Washington Next?

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 After implementation of the Colorado Family Planning Initiative, teen births and abortions dropped by nearly half. Most businesses would jump at the opportunity to invest a dollar that saves them $5.85 over the next three years and then keeps on … Continue reading

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How to Talk with Your Kid about Abortion—Especially Your Abortion

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In coming decades, better birth control like long-acting IUDs and implants may make elective abortion virtually obsolete. But for now, unsought pregnancy is still painfully common; over a million American women have an abortion each year. Women end pregnancies for … Continue reading

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Nine Ways an IUD Might Help You Survive Donald Trump – Literally

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In uncertain times, getting an IUD can be like putting on your oxygen mask. For women, the next four years are looking darker by the week. With a hundred thousand pussy hats still in the laundry, minority president Donald Trump … Continue reading

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International Youth Seek Means to Manage Own Sexual Health

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Trust us with our own bodies, says global youth delegation. With knowledge and supplies, we can care of ourselves. From as far away as Bangladesh, China, Argentina, and Senegal young people recently trekked to Seattle for a conference that, on … Continue reading

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This Doctor Thinks We Should Be Talking About and Developing Better Birth Control for Guys

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Dr. Stephanie Page at the University of Washington talks about why male birth control matters. Everybody knows you can’t talk about women’s health without talking about birth control. But what about men’s health? Should birth control be high on that … Continue reading

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A Tidal Wave of Zika Brain Damage? It Doesn’t Have to Go That Way

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  Delaware’s healthcare upgrade offers a highly effective model for protecting American families. Picture your next child or grandchild, or your neighbor’s child, with a head size “minus five to six standard deviations below the norm.” Cringing? According to experts, … Continue reading

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