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Effects of Birth Control on Women's Lives

The Effects of Birth Control on Women’s Lives On May 9, 1960, the Food and Drug Administration approved a drug that would revolutionize women’s lives. The life changing drug was an oral contraceptive, commonly known as “the Pill,” that would prevent pregnancy if taken correctly. Several other birth-control methods have been developed in the past ten years that are just as effective. Birth control has had effects on women’s mental, physical and social lives since its debut in the United States...

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Couples and male birth control pill

The article that I have picked to write about is “ Couples and the Male Birth Control Pill: A Future Alternative in Contraceptive Selection,” from the publication of The Journal of Sex Research. Written by William Marsiglio and Elizabeth G. Menaghan. First, the article focuses on male oral contraceptives, as to where the studied is conducted based on married couples selected from a newspaper. Secondly, the survey was put into two categories husbands that believed the woman was responsible for...

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Teen Pregnancy Prevention Birth Control

Pregnancy Prevention Birth Control Tamara Bernard March 5, 2013 Ms. Morcos Period #8 Abstract According to Women’s Health Channel, teenage mothers and the baby’s birth are at risk for developing health problems. Therefore teenage pregnancy prevention is an important matter. This research paper will be focusing on the advantage and disadvantage of the contraceptive, and how effective it can be, comparing abstinence and birth control and the economic...

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Birth Control over the counter Controversy

Although the United states faces its biggest decline of abortion rate in 2009 at 784,507 abortions as reported to CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention), its number is still more than double of an information from Women's Health and Reproductive Right and Foundation of Thailand, and an organization in Thailand where birth control is non-prescriptive, that presents a number of 300,000 abortions at a national average per yer. Abortion seems to be resulted from such a high unintended pregnancy...

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Tina and Dan-Birth Control Methods

Tina and Dan are considering various birth control methods. They are a newly-wed couple who practiced abstinence before marriage and plan on starting their family with a year. Choose possible methods of contraception for the couple and discuss the advantages and disadvantages they would need to consider at the point in their lives. Due to the fact that Tina and Dan are newly-wed it would be safe to assume their sexual activities with each other will be plentiful. Considering the fact they practiced...

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Giving Birth Control Devices to Teenagers

Giving Birth Control Devices to Teenagers “The best contraceptive is the word no - repeated frequently.”  ~Margaret Smith There is a big debate on whether or not birth control devices should be given to teenagers. Both sides of this argument have valid points but society needs to be realistic to the facts that the age of teenagers becoming sexually active is at an early age. Society also needs to realize unwanted pregnancy rate is the highest in the United States. Of course parents of teenagers...

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Birth Control and Abortion--Hot Topic

Birth control and Abortion Birth control and Abortion has been a huge dispute around the world for many years. Both are proven to cause harm to individuals throughout the world. There are not enough organizations, groups, or individuals to educate younger or older adults on this matter. There should also be more educational programmers and public debates to promote the consistent and correct employment of condoms and stress the importance thereof for avoiding sexually transmitted diseases and...

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The Social Impact of Birth Control in Germany

THE "SOCIAL IMPACT" OF BIRTH CONTROL Positive impacts of access to sexuality education, public information, and medical services are available to young people in Germany. In Germany, adolescent sexuality is regarded as a health issue, not a political or religious one. An overwhelmingly majority of the people and institutions in this country support sexual health. Teens are educated about safer sex and have access to both birth control pills and condoms if they have sexual intercourse. German...

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Should Teenagers Have Access to Birth Control

Barbara Burton Professor Singh English 111 November 13, 2012 Should Teenagers Have Access to Birth Control? Teenagers are still growing and learning. Sometimes we forget that they are making choices that can affect their whole life. Yes, we are here to teach them and to guide them in making decisions that will help shape their future. Are they going to make mistakes? Are they going to regret some of their choices? Are they going to wish that they had listened to their parents at times that they...

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Argument on why Birth control should be free

are unintended. Births resulting from unplanned pregnancies can have significant, negative consequences for women, their families, and society as a whole. Effective birth control methods are expensive, thus, a significant number of women in low-income households do not use them. A variety of birth control methods should be free for females above the age defined by each state as the legal age of consent, because it improves the lives of women, kids, and society. Free birth control would enhance...

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