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Women in Oregon Can Soon Buy Birth Control Pills Over the Counter

This week, Oregon passed a new law that allows women to buy hormonal contraceptives from a pharmacy without a doctor’s prescription. After the law goes into effect in 2016, women in Oregon will be able to get birth control pills without having to first visit a doctor for permission. » 7/13/15 6:33pm 7/13/15 6:33pm

Colorado Gave Poor Teens Free IUDs and Cut Unintended Pregnancies

Modern IUDs and contraceptive implants are effective, but they’re also expensive. The devices can cost several hundred dollars, and they have to be inserted by a trained physician, adding additional fees for doctor’s visits and checkups. Those financial barriers can keep low income women from taking advantage of these… » 7/08/15 3:04pm 7/08/15 3:04pm

The weirdest things women used as contraceptives throughout history

What does crocodile dung and weasel testicles and pig intestines and fizzy cola and moonshine mixed with ground beaver testicles have in common with each other? They were all used as contraceptives throughout history. Some were inserted into a woman's body, others were eaten and a few were just worn. » 10/04/14 1:32am 10/04/14 1:32am

XYXX Condom Case Almost Makes Using a Condom Sexy

I've always been kind of jealous at the array of attractive birth control cases exes have had to tote around their anti-baby pills. Condoms typically come in boxes and wrappers that are clumsy and ugly (exception). The XYXX condom case wants to change all that with a package you actually want to keep in your pockets.… » 1/04/08 3:30pm 1/04/08 3:30pm