Topic - contraceptive

February 25, 2010
A new emergency contraceptive (EC) drug, ulipristal acetate, may cut the risk of pregnancy in half when taken up to 120 hours after intercourse, compared with the other leading EC drug,... More »
November 05, 2009
In Revere, Massachusetts, voters upheld local high school students' ability to access contraceptives through school clinics. These school clinics provide contraception, including condoms and... More »
September 29, 2009
  The Texans are changing their tune. Now they're singing: if you choose to be sexually active, you need to use contraceptives, including condoms. Some Texas school districts, including Austin,... More »
September 25, 2009
The drug Yaz has become a popular pregnancy preventive among younger women. However, reports from researchers, health advocates, and lawyers say it puts women at a higher risk of stroke and blood... More »
September 22, 2009
The best solution to climate change may lie in condoms and contraceptives. Providing no-cost contraceptives could slow population growth. Slower population growth could slow climate change.  ... More »
June 19, 2009
Teens are using fewer condoms and are less worried about the consequences, according to a recent study. Contraceptive use declined 10 percent from 2003 to 2007, with no change in sexual activity... More »