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#Contraceptives

# contraceptives - Sunday 17 December, 2017

India bans condom advertisements from prime time television
# Contraception
# Contraception

India bans condom advertisements from prime time television

Dec 17th 2017, 9:45 AM 14,016 Views 31 Comments

An order issued Monday cited broadcasting regulations that prohibit vulgar or suggestive themes.

# contraceptives - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

Our chimps are NOT on the pill, say Dublin Zoo
# Monkey Business
From The Daily Edge
# Monkey Business

Our chimps are NOT on the pill, say Dublin Zoo

Feb 12th 2014, 9:49 AM 14,961 Views 28 Comments

The zoo has denied reports that female chimps were using contraceptives.

# contraceptives - Sunday 8 December, 2013

Column: What you don’t know about emergency contraception (and why it might hurt you)
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: What you don’t know about emergency contraception (and why it might hurt you)

Dec 8th 2013, 12:00 PM 9,061 Views 105 Comments

Revelations that emergency contraceptives were bring sold without a warning that their effectiveness could be compromised in women of a certain weight underlines the lack of holistic education about contraception and sexual health, writes Alison Begas.

# contraceptives - Saturday 12 October, 2013

Column: Is it still taboo for a woman to carry condoms?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Is it still taboo for a woman to carry condoms?

Oct 12th 2013, 7:00 PM 3,029 Views 101 Comments

We have superficially become more ‘open’ about sex, but our core beliefs and attitudes haven’t really changed; female sexuality can induce a degree of fear in some people, writes Tony Moore.

# contraceptives - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

Worry online Pill prescription takes away 'face-to-face' doctor contact
# Prescription
# Prescription

Worry online Pill prescription takes away 'face-to-face' doctor contact

Jul 9th 2013, 3:07 PM 16,879 Views 31 Comments

Lloyds Online Pharmacy has just launched a new service where women can order their contraceptive pill prescription online, instead of going to a doctor.

# contraceptives - Monday 28 January, 2013

Israel issues rules on contraceptives for immigrants
# Israel
# Israel

Israel issues rules on contraceptives for immigrants

Jan 28th 2013, 2:10 PM 9,227 Views 82 Comments

Allegations surfaced last month that Ethiopian women were coerced into taking contraceptive jabs.

# contraceptives - Saturday 15 December, 2012

Bishops say new bill is moving Philippines towards legal abortion
# Birth Control
# Birth Control

Bishops say new bill is moving Philippines towards legal abortion

Dec 15th 2012, 11:46 AM 4,386 Views 50 Comments

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines allege the Reproductive Health Bill promotes pre-marital sex and threatens the “moral fibre” of the country.

# contraceptives - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

Open thread: Do you remember when buying contraceptives was illegal?
# Your Story
# Your Story

Open thread: Do you remember when buying contraceptives was illegal?

Nov 20th 2012, 12:09 PM 15,271 Views 59 Comments

Share your story…

# contraceptives - Monday 19 November, 2012

In aftermath of Savita death, Richard Branson recalls arrest for selling condoms in Ireland
# Savita
# Savita

In aftermath of Savita death, Richard Branson recalls arrest for selling condoms in Ireland

Nov 19th 2012, 6:14 PM 28,896 Views 188 Comments

Branson has called Ireland’s abortion laws “outdated” and called for them to be changed.

# contraceptives - Thursday 12 July, 2012

Teen girls on pill at risk of high blood pressure
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# Contraceptives

Teen girls on pill at risk of high blood pressure

Jul 12th 2012, 5:58 PM 4,691 Views 21 Comments

A new study also showed alcohol consumption in teenage boys increased the risk of high blood pressure later in life.

# contraceptives - Tuesday 10 July, 2012

Contraceptive use saves the lives of more than 250,000 women annually
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# Contraceptives

Contraceptive use saves the lives of more than 250,000 women annually

Jul 10th 2012, 8:11 AM 5,408 Views 9 Comments

Researchers say that increasing contraceptive use in developing countries has cut the number of maternal deaths by 40 per cent over the past 20 years.

# contraceptives - Thursday 19 April, 2012

The Dáil and the word 'fornication': a brief history
# Abortion
# Abortion

The Dáil and the word 'fornication': a brief history

Apr 19th 2012, 9:23 PM 7,567 Views 68 Comments

Before today, the words ‘fornicate’ or ‘fornication’ had only been used in six debates in the Dáíl’s 93-year history.

# contraceptives - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

South Africa recalls over a million 'faulty' condoms
# Faulty
# Faulty

South Africa recalls over a million 'faulty' condoms

Jan 31st 2012, 12:52 PM 4,879 Views 17 Comments

One activist said that the condoms “leaked like sieves” when water was poured into them.

# contraceptives - Monday 10 January, 2011

Boots to sell 'morning after' pill over the counter
# Morning After Pill
# Morning After Pill

Boots to sell 'morning after' pill over the counter

Jan 10th 2011, 5:31 PM 5,110 Views 0 Comments

The chain pharmacy will sell the emergency contraceptive over the counter, without prescriptions, from Wednesday.