Birth Control

Do women need to have periods?
Tamara El-Rahi | Sep 21 2015 | comment  
Thoughts on avoiding menstruation altogether with birth control.

Parental consent: required for minors’ use of birth control?
Tamara El-Rahi | Jun 19 2013 | comment  
Will the condition of parental consent increase or decrease teen pregnancies?

Evangelicals, birth control and the US elections
Carolyn Moynihan | Jan 23 2012 | comment  
It is clear to even the most distant observer that family values are a big issue in United States politics.

Earth to Planned Parenthood: people drive economies
Mariette Ulrich | Nov 11 2010 | comment  
“Contraception could be free under health care law”, announced a pre-election Washington Post headline. A “panel of experts” is supposed to be meeting this month “to begin considering what kind of preventive care for women should be covered at no cost to the patient, as required under President Barack Obama's overhaul.”

Child mortality drops around the world but some rich countries lag
Carolyn Moynihan | May 25 2010 | comment  

The number of children under five dying has declined substantially in the past 20 years and the rate of decline is speeding up, according to a report in The Lancet medical journal. Some developing countries are doing surprisingly well, but rates in the US and Britain are not good by developed world standards -- for reasons that are not clear.


To add to Haiti’s troubles - child trafficking
Carolyn Moynihan | Jan 25 2010 | comment  
Children, the most vulnerable members of Haiti’s population, are suffering terribly as a result of the disastrous earthquake, many losing parents, homes and health. As if that was not bad enough, they are now more likely than ever to be captured by traffickers who buy and sell children for sex and cheap labour, says an expert on the subject.
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