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Contraceptive patch that could provide 6 months of contraception within seconds

Contraceptive patch that could provide 6 months of contraception within seconds

Protein discovery could lead to mosquito "birth control"

Protein discovery could lead to mosquito "birth control"

Women’s intentions and attitude matter when it comes to using contraception

Women’s intentions and attitude matter when it comes to using contraception

Sexuality education before age 18 may reduce risk of sexual assault in college

Sexuality education before age 18 may reduce risk of sexual assault in college

Study: Lesbian women less likely to report receiving birth control prescription or counseling

Study: Lesbian women less likely to report receiving birth control prescription or counseling

Phase III CLL14 study evaluating Venclexta plus Gazyva to treat CLL meets its primary endpoint

Phase III CLL14 study evaluating Venclexta plus Gazyva to treat CLL meets its primary endpoint

Baby's tears make female mice to reject male sexual advances

Baby's tears make female mice to reject male sexual advances

Genentech’s combination therapy improves outcome in patients with non-squamous non-small cell lung cancer

Genentech’s combination therapy improves outcome in patients with non-squamous non-small cell lung cancer

FDA approves update to Rituxan label to include information on treatment of rare forms of vasculitis

FDA approves update to Rituxan label to include information on treatment of rare forms of vasculitis

‘Contraception deserts’ likely to widen under new Trump administration policy

‘Contraception deserts’ likely to widen under new Trump administration policy

Ovarian cancer risk reduced among women taking modern combined oral contraceptive pills

Ovarian cancer risk reduced among women taking modern combined oral contraceptive pills

Beauty products contain mixed chemicals that may harm women's hormones

Beauty products contain mixed chemicals that may harm women's hormones

Must-reads of the week from Brianna Labuskes

Must-reads of the week from Brianna Labuskes

Good skin care practices can help teens to battle stubborn acne

Good skin care practices can help teens to battle stubborn acne

Medicaid expansion may fill gap in reproductive health care access, study finds

Medicaid expansion may fill gap in reproductive health care access, study finds

Tips to know your ovarian cancer risk and symptoms

Tips to know your ovarian cancer risk and symptoms

Biorhythms and birth control: FDA stirs debate by approving ‘natural’ app

Biorhythms and birth control: FDA stirs debate by approving ‘natural’ app

Digital birth control app gets FDA nod

Digital birth control app gets FDA nod

FDA permits marketing of first mobile medical app for contraceptive use to prevent pregnancy

FDA permits marketing of first mobile medical app for contraceptive use to prevent pregnancy

FDA approves first vaginal ring contraceptive that can be used for one year

FDA approves first vaginal ring contraceptive that can be used for one year