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Obesity and birth control pills may play some role in the development of multiple sclerosis (MS), two new studies suggest.
The U.S. abortion rate in 2011 was the lowest it has been since 1973, and advances in contraception methods might be part of the reason why, a new report suggests.
By Karen PallaritoHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Jan. 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) — The Obama administration on Friday contested U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s decision temporarily exempting an order of Catholic nuns from the Affordable Care Act’s contraception mandate. Under the health-reform law, most employer health plans are required to cover U.S. Food and Drug Administration-approved birth [...]
As 2013 nears to a close, the year’s top health news story — the fumbled debut of the Affordable Care Act, often dubbed Obamacare — continues to grab headlines.
Taking birth control pills for more than three years may increase a woman’s risk of developing the eye disease glaucoma, a new study suggests. The findings are from an investigation involving more than 3,400 women aged 40 and older who took part in the U.S. National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey between 2005 and 2008.