10 Acts of State Violence Latinas Encounter in the U.S.
10 Acts of State Violence Latinas Encounter in the U.S.
By Raquel Reichard | 02/04/2016 - 17:01

Forty years ago, 10 Mexican-American women filed a historic lawsuit after they were sterilized, many without their informed consent, at a Los Angeles hospital. The case, Madrigal v.

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Birth Control Heart Disease Facts
What You Need To Know About Birth Control & Heart Disease
By American Heart Association | 02/03/2016 - 14:14

Whether it’s because of life’s demands or for medical reasons, many women decide to use some form of birth control.

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5 Questions About Getting An IUD
Everything You Need To Know About Getting An IUD
By Cristina Arreola | 11/16/2015 - 16:25

Despite enjoying huge popularity in Europe and throughout the world, the IUD hasn't gained quite as much traction among Americans.

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Birth Control Packaging Lawsuit
100+ Women Sue Company For Incorrectly Packaged Birth Control Pills
By Cristina Arreola | 11/13/2015 - 09:26

A new lawsuit alleges that the incorrect packaging of birth control pills led to unwanted pregnancy.

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10 Latinas Share Why They’re Thankful for Birth Control
11 Latinas Share Why They’re Thankful for Birth Control
By Raquel Reichard | 11/10/2015 - 13:36

From Puerto Rican women being used as guinea pigs for contraceptive testing to these same islanders

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TK Economic Reasons Birth Control Has Improved Women's Lives For The Better
5 Ways Birth Control Has Improved Women's Lives Financially
By Cristina Arreola | 11/09/2015 - 16:46

In the fifty years since birth control became legal in the United States, it has proven itself to be one of the most transformative inventions of the 20th century.

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No Pill, No Prob: TK Other Birth Control Options
No Pill, No Prob: 9 Other Birth Control Options
By Cristina Arreola | 10/09/2015 - 13:26

The pill isn't for everyone. Some women have adverse reactions to the hormones present in oral contraceptives; other women simply don't want to take a pill at the same time every. single.

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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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