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10/3/2017
Abortion Access Varies Widely Across U.S.

Distances of 100 miles or more common for women in rural counties, study finds

9/28/2017
Nearly Half of the World's Abortions Are Unsafe

Worst conditions found in Africa, Asia and Latin America, WHO researchers say

9/22/2017
IUD Won't Interfere With Breast-Feeding

No reason to delay this type of birth control after having a baby

8/31/2017
6 in 10 of America's Single Guys 'Take Responsibility' for Contraception

Most rely on condoms, but use of another method has doubled, study finds

4/14/2017
Trump Blocks Some Funding to Abortion Providers

New law lets states decide what's best for them, administration says

2/7/2017
A Plug Instead of a Snip for Male Birth Control?

Monkey study shows injected gel may one day be alternative to traditional vasectomy

1/19/2017
Abortions in Texas Dropped Dramatically After Restrictions

Greater travel distances linked to 50 percent decline in some counties, study finds

1/19/2017
Know the Risks, Warning Signs of Ovarian Cancer

Older age, family history raise the odds for this potentially deadly disease

12/23/2016
More Than Half of Brazilian Women Avoid Pregnancy Due to Zika Fear

In excess of 1,800 cases of birth defects linked to the mosquito-borne virus have hit the country so far

12/15/2016
MRI Helps Assess Fetal Brain Abnormalities: Study

Researchers recommend its use mid-pregnancy if ultrasound picks up potential problem

12/14/2016
Women Denied an Abortion Endure Mental Health Toll: Study

Finding conflicts with previous research that found abortion caused mental health problems

10/3/2016
Some Doctors Swayed by Political Beliefs

Voting issues may affect advice on abortion, guns, marijuana, study finds

9/28/2016
'The Pill' May Raise Depression Risk

Study also ties hormonal patches, IUDs to greater antidepressant use, especially in teens

9/28/2016
U.S. Teen Births Hit Another Record Low: CDC

Less sex, more contraception is the 'magic' formula, experts say

8/28/2016
Sex Partner With No Zika Symptoms Transmits Virus: CDC

New report also highlights ties between Zika and Guillain-Barre

8/25/2016
'Pretend Mommy' Program Doesn't Deter Teen Pregnancy

Schools should think twice about sending girls home with simulator baby, study suggests

7/26/2016
Put Birth Control in Place Right After Childbirth

Placement of IUD, contraceptive implant after delivery helps prevent accidental pregnancy, doctors advise

7/6/2016
U.S. Army, French Drugmaker to Join Forces on Zika Vaccine

Sanofi Pasteur says it has produced vaccines for viruses related to Zika

7/1/2016
Many Smartphone 'Fertility Apps' May Not Work

In study, only 6 had perfect score in predicting fertile days

6/30/2016
Zika Brain Damage May Occur in Babies With Normal-Sized Heads

Study suggests microcephaly birth defect isn't always present; cases may be underreported

6/28/2016
Zika Infection May Give Future Immunity, Monkey Study Suggests

But researchers also found evidence that pregnancy may lengthen time virus stays in body

6/28/2016
Success in Mice Shows Zika Vaccine 'Feasible'

Two candidates provided protection after just one shot; clinical trials planned for later this year

6/23/2016
Dallas Confirms 10 Zika Cases in Pregnant Women

All were infected while traveling abroad; number of U.S. cases continues to rise

6/22/2016
Abortion Rates Rising in Zika-Affected Countries, Study Shows

Brazil, Ecuador have seen requests to a women's helpline double in 2016 over prior rates

5/5/2016
Some Teen Girls Coerced Into Pregnancy: Study

Small review finds high schoolers as young as 14 have had boyfriends who control their reproductive choices

4/28/2016
Teen Birth Rate at Record Low in U.S.

They're delaying sex, using more effective birth control, CDC researcher says

4/28/2016
Births of Triplets, Quadruplets on Decline in U.S.: Report

Improvements in infertility treatments led to fewer risky multiple births by 2014, experts say

4/21/2016
Anatomy May Be Key to Female Orgasm

Location of clitoris appears to make all the difference, researchers say

3/30/2016
FDA Eases Restrictions on Abortion Medication

Women will have an easier time accessing mifepristone

3/2/2016
Steep Decline in Unintended Pregnancies in U.S., Study Finds

Falloff may be attributed to growing IUD use

2/29/2016
Zika Found in 9 U.S. Pregnancies, Outcomes Often Severe: CDC

Four cases ended in either miscarriage or abortion, one involved severe birth defect

2/26/2016
Zika Found in 9 U.S. Pregnancies, Outcomes Often Severe: CDC

Four cases ended in either miscarriage or abortion, one involved severe birth defect

2/12/2016
Researchers Probe Colombia's Claim of No Birth Defects Linked to Zika

Major public health institutions say it's too soon to tell whether the report is accurate

2/10/2016
Birth Defect Tied to Zika Virus Can Leave Children With Lifetime of Health Woes

But some with less severe brain defects may live a much more normal life, experts say

1/7/2016
No Link Between 'the Pill' and Birth Defects: Study

Findings should reassure women and their doctors, experts say

12/16/2015
Girls Given Risky Meds Don't Get Contraceptive Advice

Study examines young women taking drugs that cause birth defects and finds most aren't cautioned

12/11/2015
U.S. Abortion Rate Hits Record Low: CDC

Greater use of more effective birth control may help explain trend, expert says

10/7/2015
Sex May Boost Female Immune System to Aid Fertility

Effect appears to work regardless of when in a woman's cycle sex occurs, study finds