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How to Use Your Insurance to Get Free Birth Control

And what to do if you don't have insurance but still don't want babies.
Jessica Migala
11.1.18
Broadly

How to Share the Burden of Birth Control With Your Partner

If it takes two to get pregnant, shouldn't it take two to prevent it?
Leila Ettachfini
6.22.18
Meducation

Antibiotics Don’t Make Birth Control Less Effective

Your doctor may have told you to use condoms when he handed you an antibiotic prescription, but he's almost certainly wrong.
Jessica Migala
3.29.18
birth control

Free IUDs Had a Stunning Impact on Teen Pregnancy in Colorado

Teen pregnancies and abortions fell by more than half.
Susan Rinkunas
12.1.17
Sex

All the Crazy Ways People Avoided Pregnancy Before Modern Birth Control

Think weasel testicle necklaces and pregnant wolf piss.
Mark Hay
11.16.17
Sex

It’s Way Too Early to Say IUDs Reduce the Risk of Cervical Cancer

A new study has some exciting findings, but they need to be put into context.
Michelle Malia
11.10.17
rights

The US Government Now Says Life Begins at Conception [Updated]

The move from health officials provides new ammo for attacks on birth control and abortion.
Susan Rinkunas
10.10.17
Motherboard

Trump’s Latest Health Pick Thinks IUDs Kill Babies

They don't.
Kaleigh Rogers
5.1.17
Sixth Grade Sex Ed

Trump’s Latest Health Pick Thinks IUDs Kill Babies

They don't.
Kaleigh Rogers
5.1.17
Asking for a friend

Does the Pullout Method Work?

A close look at the data.
Juno DeMelo
12.12.16
rights

Why Aren't Doctors Recommending Post-Birth IUDs?

Gynecologists are depriving new moms of the best birth control for them.
Jennifer Gerson Uffalussy
11.29.16
healthcare

It's Basically Black Friday for IUDs

A telling pre- and post-Trump birth-control cost comparison.
Kate Lowenstein
11.23.16
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