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Sexual Liberation

pregnant and did not intend on marrying the partner you were seen as an embarrassment to society. This was mainly attributed to the lack of contraceptive methods to prevent falling pregnant. It’s a common assumption that the sexual revolution began with development of the contraceptive method that was introduced in the early 1960’s. The birth control pill went on the market in 1960, it was endorsed and distributed by the doctors. The use of this product spread rapidly throughout the nation internationally...

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Effects of Diet Pills

forget to mention are the dangers associated with these “miracle” pills. Although many diet pills promise a quick fix to weight problems, the dangers linked to them are astonishing. The risks are higher than other drugs partly because the FDA does not regulate these supplements. have researched many these ‘miracle’ pills over the last two years due to my interest in medicine and health issues. The usage of unregulated diet pills is a problem in the United States; the risks involved with taking...

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Tranaxemic Acid Drug Study

Effect(s): • Decreased bleeding following dental surgery in hemophiliacs. • Reduced need for replacement therapy. • Reduced menstrual blood loss. Pharmacokinetics Absorption: 100% bioavailable with IV administration; 45% bioavailability after oral administration. Distribution: Penetrates readily into joint fluid and synovial membranes. Metabolism and Excretion: 95% excreted unchanged in urine. Half-life: 2 hr (IV) (↑ in renal impairment); 11 hr (PO). TIME/ACTION PROFILE (blood levels) ...

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Ethical Issue of the Contraceptive Mandate

Issue: The issue of the contraception mandate may be one of the biggest political stories of the year. It is a law brought forward by the Obama administration that requires all employers to offer contraceptive coverage. This has been a requirement for all company healthcare coverage programs for many years already but religious affiliates have been exempt from following the rules. Obama is looking to change all that by requiring even religion-based employers, who have previously not offered coverage...

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Investigation of Reproduction and Development in Animals: Cycles, Conception, and Contraception

the body in the process called menstruation. What is the birth control pill? The combined oral contraceptive pill (the pill) is a reversible , hormonal method of birth control. The pill consists of a mixture of two synthetic hormones similar to oestrogen and progesterone, the woman's natural hormones which regulate the menstrual cycle. The pill is on of the most popular methods of birth control. How does it work? The pill basically prevents ovulation, therefore, the ovaries can't release a mature...

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Unwanted Pregnancy

from: natural family planning or contraceptive devices. Family planning is a significant subject in our culture with the exponential growth of the world population, but society must consider the sustainability of all family planning methods. By comparing the methods of two contraceptive choices of natural family planning and artificial contraceptives, the goal is to decide which is the overall superior option. While studying the effectiveness of artificial contraceptives and natural family planning,...

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Birth Control

to  have  an  unplanned  pregnancy.  The  three  most  common  contraceptive  methods  include  the  birth  control  pill  which  is  filled  with  a  combination  of  estrogen and progestin, the condom which is a physical barrier that stops the sperm from entering  the  vaginal  canal and,  the intrauterine device which is a t­shaped object inserted into one’s uterus  by  a  doctor.  Out  of  these  three,  the  birth  control  pill  is  the  most  popular  method  while  the  condom  is  the  most ...

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Family Planning

education, preconception care, screening and laboratory tests, and family planning methods. Family planning methods include abstinence, natural family planning and all FDA approved methods of contraception including hormonal contraception and contraceptive supplies such as condoms, diaphragms and intrauterine devices. It is a fundamental aspect of enhancing the health outcomes of women and children. There are many family planning options ranging from contraception and birth control to abstinence...

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Birth Control for Medical Use

Birth Control Pills for Medical Use Birth control pills can be prescribed to treat a variety of medical conditions. More than half, 58%, of all pill users rely on the method for purposes other than pregnancy prevention—meaning that only 42% use the pill exclusively for contraceptive reasons (Hospital). When a person pays for his or her own medical care, the decision whether to use birth control is individual and private. When medical care is paid for by an employee’s health insurance, however...

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Effects of Birth Control on Women's Lives

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 fifty years ago. One of the most researched drugs is the birth control pill. A great deal of information has arisen to improve...

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