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Chronic Disease Risk Assessment

for hereditary non-polyposis colorectal cancer). Infertile women and those with a condition called endometriosis, those who have never been pregnant and those who use postmenopausal estrogen replacement therapy are at increased risk. Use of oral contraceptive pills is a protective factor. The risk is also lower in women who have had their uterine tubes blocked surgically. ** In order to avoid ovarian cancer, there are several steps that a woman can take. Step 1: Keep the diet clean. Avoid a diet...

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Project on Health: Different Forms of Contraception

Pills Description: Oral contraceptives are one of the most popular forms of birth control for women. They are prescribed by a doctor and come either in a combination pill with the hormones estrogen and progestin or in the form of progestin only. These pills stop ovulation from taking place, and they also block sperm cells by thickening cervical mucus. These come in 21, 28, and 91 day types. Although this method of contraception is effective at preventing pregnancy, it does not prevent sexually...

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Menstral disorders

(Tylenol, generic) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin, generic) and naproxen (Aleve, generic) can help provide pain relief for cramps. Oral contraceptives (birth control pills) can help regulate menstrual periods and reduce heavy bleeding. Newer continuous-dosing oral contraceptives reduce or eliminate menstrual periods. The LNG-IUS (Mirena), a progesterone intrauterine device (IUD), is often recommended as a first-line treatment for heavy bleeding Endometrial...

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Plan B – More Than Just a Pregnancy Alternative

accomplish this goal. The pill, Plan B, is what health care officials refer to as an "emergency contraception pill" or ECP. The controversy surrounding this pill is two-fold. First, there is the Food and Drug Administration's lack of prompt decision-making in reference to making this ECP readily available to the public. Then there is the controversy from the pro-life advocates that consider this pill to be a form of chemical abortion, similar to RU486 or "abortion pill". However, most agree that...

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Birth Control over the counter Controversy

states “Nonsteroidal medicines kill far more people than birth-control pills” and “For most women, the absolute risk of taking the pill is far less than the risks incurred in pregnancy” Moreover, women can do their self-screening simply with questionnaire according to ACOG (The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists). Then, once they knows their exceptions, they can choose the method of birth control called “mini pills” which contains lower dose of hormone and only contains Progestin hormone...

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Artificial Birth Control

Definition of Artificial Birth Control Artificial birth control can be defined as any product, procedure or practice that uses artificial or unnatural means to prevent pregnancy. Barrier methods such as condoms and diaphragms, hormonal methods such as the pill and IUDs, and surgical sterilization procedures such as a vasectomy or hysterectomy are all considered to be artificial birth control methods. Artificial birth control is also refers to the use of any medication, barrier or device to prevent pregnancy...

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Modern Medicine for Abortion

inhumane; it is comforting to know that women still have a choice in deciding what to do with their bodies. Women today no longer have to be prodded and probed with instruments to terminate their pregnancies; they just have to swallow a combination of pills that is safe and has an accurate rate of about 98%. Use of Medicines Changing the Face of Abortion Winikoff, B., & Sheldon, W. (2012). Use of Medicines Changing the Face of Abortion. International Perspectives On Sexual & Reproductive...

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Plan B: Pros and Cons

The Pill that Changes Lives Today, there is a growing concern on the use of the Plan B Pill (the morning after contraceptive pill) as a method of birth control. The pill was approve by FDA in 1999, so although the Plan B contraceptive pill is not a new idea to society, it is igniting many debates here in the United States. Henry Mathews believes that this form of birth control has become a more safe and effective way to prevent unwanted pregnancies. The Plan B pill is comprised of higher doses of...

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Condoms Verses Birth Control Pills

Condoms verses Birth Control Pills There is always that question on which is safer, more effective, easier, and which one is more likely going to prevent unwanted pregnancy? There is several different studies out there supporting each one of the methods, and for every one that is supporting there is also one against. Some of the studies can be found at www.HCP-Different-Birth-Control.com, and www.not-the-pill.com. When considering a birth control method you have to look at it from all angles. Think...

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Birth Control Persuasive Essay

transfer it so she could pick them up somewhere else. She wasn’t a minor; she was in college at the time and the prescription was legitimate. Neil Noesen, the pharmacist, was a devout Catholic and he refused to give the pills to her because he thought it was wrong (Forster). The pills you ask, were for birth control. Hospitals, schools, and pharmacies are made to serve the public. They’re meant to act in the best interests of those they serve. Not in the interest of the government official who decides...

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