10 Ways the Young Lords Fought for Women's Rights
10 Ways the Young Lords Fought for Women's Rights
By Raquel Reichard | 07/31/2015 - 14:52

Considered outlaws in their heyday, New York's most prominent radical Latino group – the Young Lords – have recently been gifted well-deserved


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Teen Use Of Morning After Pill Is Steadily Climbing, CDC Reports
Teen Use Of Morning-After Pill Is Steadily Climbing, CDC Reports
By Cristina Arreola | 07/23/2015 - 16:01

Has the cell phone generation become too hooked to their iPhone to hook up in real life?


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Latinas Discuss the Benefits of Contraception with #BirthControlHelpedMe Hashtag
Latinas Share Contraception Stories with #BirthControlHelpedMe
By Raquel Reichard | 06/22/2015 - 17:15

A new campaign by Planned Parenthood Federation of America is asking people an important question: What has


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Birth Control Blood Clot Risks Facts
4 Things To Know About Birth Control & Blood Clots
By Cristina Arreola | 06/09/2015 - 15:50

Last month, researchers dropped a study that revealed some startling news: newer birth control pills can slightly raise the risk of a blood clot. 


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TK Things Every Latina Should Know About The Hobby Lobby Decision
6 Things Every Latina Should Know About The Hobby Lobby Decision
By Cristina Arreola | 08/07/2014 - 15:22

Last month, The Supreme Court of the United States ruled that family-owned corporations are not required to follow the contraceptive mandate of the Affordable Care Act because it violates a federal law w


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Sonia Sotomayor Delays Health Law’s Birth Control Mandate
By Cristina Arreola | 01/02/2014 - 10:20

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor made the controversial decision to halt the contraceptive mandate of the Affordable Care Act for several Catholic groups.


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Latina Teen Pregnancy Rate Down 40 Percent
By Sugey Palomares | 05/24/2013 - 10:27

A new report released by the CDC confirms that Latina teen pregnancy is down by 40 percent. The report’s lead author, Brady Hamilton, found significant drops in all states, but the Mountain States of Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada and Utah saw rates decrease by 30 percent or more.


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Plan B Now Available Over the Counter for Women 15 & Up
Plan B Now Available Over the Counter for Women 15 & Up
By Samantha Leal | 05/01/2013 - 11:21

Plan B, or the morning after pill, will now be sold as an over-the-counter drug and will be available for those 15 or older. While the pill used to be available for teens, the contraceptive was sold to those 17 or older, and only with a prescription. With the new law in place, those wishing to buy the pill can do so without seeing a pharmacist. cashiers will be responsible for age checks. 


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Latino Youth Less Sexually Active, Using More Birth Control
By Fox News Latino | 02/05/2013 - 16:48

Latino youth in the U.S. are learning to practice safe sex. And they're also having less of it.

The latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows Latino high school students are getting smarter when it comes to sexual intercourse.

Read the full story at Fox News Latino.


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