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Sep. 11, 2012
The intrauterine device, or IUD, is a T-shaped device that is inserted into a woman's uterus to prevent pregnancy. See if the IUD is right for you.
Apr. 7, 2011
Planned Parenthood clinics operate as independent entities. Learn about Planned Parenthood in this article.
Nov. 10, 2009
Not every sexual encounter has to end in a baby, thanks to the phenomenon of birth control. If you're sexually active, but not ready to be a mother or a father, you should protect yourself. How much do you know about your options?
Aug. 25, 2006
On August 24, 2006, the U.S. FDA approved a form of emergency contraception to be sold over the counter to women ages 18 or older. The generic name for this contraceptive is levonorgestrel. Learn how it works.
Jun. 2, 2006
Birth control, also called contraception, is the voluntary prevention of pregnancy. A variety of methods are available. In this article, we will cover all the major forms of birth control. Learn about birth control.
Jun. 6, 2005
Some studies show the birth control pills can have a negative effect on your heart. Learn more about what you need to know when taking the pill.
Apr. 25, 2005
What are the definitions of birth control and contraception? Learn about the different types of birth control and contraception methods.