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What You Need to Know About the Link Between Birth Control and Cancer

A recent study confirmed a link between breast cancer and hormonal birth control (including pills but also the patch, implant, and some IUDs). Give yourself two seconds to freak out, then take a deep breath, and let’s discuss.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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What You Need to Know About the Link Between Birth Control and Cancer

A recent study confirmed a link between breast cancer and hormonal birth control (including pills but also the patch, implant, and some IUDs). Give yourself two seconds to freak out, then take a deep breath, and let’s discuss.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Religious Employers May Not Be Able to Take Away Your Birth Control After All

Back in October when the president signed an executive order about birth control coverage, we thought—and he probably thought—that it would allow religious employers to deny contraceptive coverage to their employees. Notre Dame thought that too. But it appears all of us were wrong.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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The Condom “Facts” Taught in Some Schools Are All Wrong

Friends, you’ve been lied to. I mean, probably in many ways, but especially if you had any kind of sex-negative health classes. Today we’re going to set the record straight on all the false and misleading “facts” you may have learned about condoms.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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One of the Cheapest Birth Control Delivery Services Is Expanding

Birth control delivery service Nurx now has an iPhone app and operates in 13 states plus DC, with plans to expand to 20 more in the near future. They have the lowest out-of-pocket cost of all our favorites, since they take insurance and don’t require a doctor visit. Sticker prices of the medications are hidden […]

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Clue, The Period App, Will Now Track Your Birth Control Pills 

Clue, one of the best period tracking apps out there, just added a new feature: you can now keep track of whether you’ve taken your birth control pills, and Clue will tell you what to do if you missed a dose.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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