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  • HIV Therapy

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    pills about 5% will experience an accidental pregnancy in the first year (Leone 24-27). This is because sometimes pills are not used correctly. If pills are used consistently and correctly, just one in 1,000 women will become pregnant ("Oral Contraceptives"). A second form of contraception should be used for the first seven days of your first pack of pills. 2 Some of the advantages of the pill are that they decrease a woman's risk for cancer of the ovaries and cancer of the lining of the

  • Every Child Should Be a Wanted Child

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    fitting, then, that Elaine Tyler May released her book, America and the Pill, A History of Promise, Peril, and Liberation, on the semi-centennial anniversary of the FDA’s approval of the oral contraceptive. I think that May set out in her book to illustrate how valuable the fight to legalize the oral contraceptive (“the pill”) was in creating independence and ownership for women of their own lives and bodies. This campaign for women’s power should not be confused with that fought for during the Feminist

  • Is Yaz-Birth Control Dangerous?

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    like the Nuvaring, vaginal ring, or Mirena which are placed inside the vagina. There are various types of birth control options on the market today, but one of the oldest and most reliable, used by women every day, is oral contraceptives or birth control pills. Oral contraceptives have been developed to help prevent pregnancy along with combating other things such as cramps, bloating, and some even help with acne and mood swings. Due to the various ways birth control pills can help women they have

  • Contraception Pros And Cons Essay

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    it provides not only physically, but mentally. The use of female contraception supports gender equality, and lastly, the use of contraception provides new arguments against an aging Catholic church. Female contraceptives are more than just birth control pills. The most common contraceptive methods and techniques include: abstinence, an implant, a patch, pills, a shot, sponge, vaginal ring,

  • Margaret Sanger's Influence of the Field of Modern Medicine

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    A phenominal woman named Margaret Sanger contributed significantly to the feministic revolution that took place in the 1920s. Her legacy of making the right to use birth control legal for women is an example in history for the foundation of the equal rights battle .Margaret Sanger believed that by giving control back to women over they sexuality lives, those women's confidence that they lives only revolved around pregnancy will be restored .She has become an influencial icon to women all around

  • Effects Of Birth Control On Females And Their Reproductive System

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    Jo Jones et al from the Center for Disease Control says that sixty-two percent of women in their reproductive age use contraceptives and birth control? (60). With that being said, it is common sense that a large number of women experience the side effects of birth control. Luckily for men, they do not have to experience any. A study sponsored by the U.N. (possibly one of the first studies) was established to research the effects of hormonal birth control on males and their reproductive system. (Scutti

  • The Birth Control Pill in the United States

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    that one pill could change a woman’s future? With increasing technology, many scientists and activists have changed the way of family planning all around the world. There are many advantages for women that come along with taking a form of oral contraceptive. Many people put a lot of time and effort into developing this pill. Margret Sanger was born in 1883 and who would’ve known that she would be the future feminist leader in the birth control movement in the mid 1900’s. She became a nurse in a poor

  • Mass Media's Effect on the Perception of Contraception

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    ...enthood: http://www.plannedparenthood.org/about-us/who-we-are/history-and-successes.htm Media Barrier. (2008, September). Retrieved March 16, 2013, from AHRP: http://www.arhp.org/Publications-and-Resources/Clinical-Proceedings/Breaking-the-Contraceptive-Barrier/Media-Barrier Ph.D. Bandura, A. (2012, October 23). Organizations using mass media for behavior change. Retrieved from http://www.givewell.org/international/charities/mass-media-for-behavior-change Rubin, R. (2010, May 8). The Pill: 50

  • Essay On Margaret Sanger

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    on the health, wellbeing and rights of women in the early 1900’s played a huge significance to the way our society today views contraception. The changes she made and enforced through relentless advocacy and commitment on the accessibility of contraceptive techniques to all women has left a lasting legacy on nursing. By educating herself both as a nurse as well as in the area of women’s health by means of birth control techniques, she allowed for strong arguments that raised conversation and awareness

  • Annotated Bibliography Of The Pill

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    associated with the Pill have decreased. With the help of safety profiles, women are now screened for risk factors, such as smoking, high blood pressure, history of cardiovascular disease and diabetes. The Pill has since evolved into a safer oral contraceptive causing the focus from supposed health risks to real health benefits such as, protection against ovarian and endometrial cancers. Gibbs, Nancy, Deirdre Van Dyk, Kathleen Adams. "Love, Sex, Freedom And The Paradox Of The Pill. (Cover Story)." Time