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Choosing Your Birth Control

While abstinence is the most effective way of preventing pregnancy, this is not always the best choice, especially if you are married or in a long-term relationship where sexual intimacy is important to your relationship.

By Eileen Bailey

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What are My Birth Control Options?

What are My Birth Control Options?

There is a lot of talk about teenage unwanted pregnancies. Yet, according to the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy in Washington D.C., the majority of unplanned pregnancies and abortions are actually occurring among women in t...

By Amy Hendel, P.A.
Myth: Oral Contraceptives Cause Weight Gain

Myth: Oral Contraceptives Cause Weight Gain

There are some myths that just won’t go away no matter how much scientific proof is offered. For example, millions of people still believe that you will catch a cold if you are out in the cold, especially if you are wet. But science tells us that col...

By Eileen Bailey
IUD Pros and Cons

IUD Pros and Cons

When a woman chooses not to become pregnant, she has many options from which to choose. Usually, picking the right one requires weighing the pros and cons of the different option. In this article, we will review the pros as cons of the intrauterine d...

By Samuel Zev Williams, M.D., Ph.D.