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Question 60. My reproductive endocrinologist has recommended a protocol that uses birth control pills. Why would birth control p by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted Fri 09 Dec 2011 2:42pm Last night I was speaking to a group of high school students that are interested in medicine as a career. I have spoken to such groups many times over the past 5 years and sometimes I feel like I am on the TV show "Kids Say the Darndest Things." Sometimes they get hung up on asking about transgendered individuals. Sometimes they ask about multipl ... Read on »
Melinda Gates Talks Birth Control and Contraception–Giving Women the Option To Control When They Want to Have ChildrenR by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 12 Apr 2012 5:48pm This is a great video and yes it is directed toward education and choices outside the US, it somehow is pretty timely with our own folks in Congress right now with this war on women’s healthcare.  She shares her own feelings too about how she chose when to start her own family.  When the Komen/Planned Parenthood issue came up a few months ag ... Read on »
I like my birth control like I like my men. Extremely effective. by Jennifer Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 10 Feb 2009 10:59am The Demon Baby still isn't sleeping through the night. She has gotten herself on a schedule though. She demands food at 12:30 am and 4:30 am every night. I was going to say that she sleeps most of the day. She did all this week. Until today, where she hasn't slept for more than 10 minutes at a time. All day. Eating every 45 minutes. All day ... Read on »
More Birth Control Pill Recalls–Patient Found This Error with Pills in Bubble Pack in Reverse Order–The “Shitt by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 27 Feb 2012 11:43pm I goes pay to ask questions and look around anymore as you never know what you might find and obviously this woman knew her pills enough to the fact that she was able to recognize that the wrong colors for the wrong weeks were in the wrong places.  This time it’s generic pills on the hook. No bar bodes yet to make the recalled lots easy en ... Read on »
Novartis Recalls Birth Control Pills–Packaging Error With the Peach and White Pills–Where’s Those Bar Codes to by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 06 Jun 2012 11:31pm Here we go again and it’s been over 2 years since I started my little campaign and still no bar codes for FDA recalls?  What’s it going to take?  Folks on Twitter liked the idea and it’s good for prescriptions, over the counter and medical devices too.  Not all hospitals and small surgical centers have a sophisticated system and consumers would ... Read on »
Steven Colbert on Free Birth Control For Women–Mitch McConnell on the Floor Trying to Repeal Obamacare by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 02 Aug 2012 11:15pm Steven Colbert starts taking his free birth control pills.  Free government birth control for all the ladies he says, what Rush Limbaugh warned us about:)  Women showed up to be hooked up to the Yaz IV tube…women will have more time for sex…he eats the dose for the entire month…hilarious! He says just remember Mitch McConnell and if ... Read on »
Chile: Birth Control Free for Women Over 14 by Linda MacDonald Glenn Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 12:00pm Thanks to Chris MacDonald of the Business Ethics Blog for bringing this to our attention: SANTIAGO, Sep 4 (IPS) - The Chilean government decreed that all public health centres must provide birth control, including emergency contraception, to adolescents and women over the age of 14 -- a measure that immediately drew the ire of the Catholic Ch ... Read on »
Connection Between Birth Control Pills and Hair Loss? by Methods of Healing Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Tue 17 Nov 2009 10:00pm Such has been the impact of the birth control pill on modern consciousness it is often referred to simply as “the pill.” It is a form of birth control that is taken orally, and combines estrogen and progestin, hormones all women produces. When used, these pills decrease a woman’s chances of becoming pregnant. To date, it is still one of the mos ... Read on »
10February 19, 2011Birth control with a side of cancer, weight gain, and decreased libido? by SoulSearchingVegan Health MavenFacebook Posted Sat 19 Feb 2011 12:00am If you happened to have read my About page, you’ll see that I planned on writing about difficult topics and issues such as politics, relationships, and sex. With that said, I wanted to talk a little bit about that last one, sex – well kind of. I have been on the fence now for quite some time – about 5 years – on birth control. I’ve ... Read on »
Be In Control of Your Birth Control by Marissa V. Posted Wed 08 Aug 2012 12:02pm Last week marked the beginning of a process that will give millions of US women access to contraception without a co-pay. The media has essentially tagged the Patient Protection and Affordability Act as “free birth control.” This is momentous for women and it has certainly been a long time coming. As a single woman in my early 20′s ... Read on »