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Exclusive: Essure victims plan hunger strike in front of FDA during Pope's visit

Jul 28, 2015 - 04:02 am .- Last month, it looked like the thousands of women who have suffered detrimental side effects from the birth control device “Essure” were finally being heard.   

The dark side of living 'childfree'

Jun 25, 2015 - 04:02 am .- A few months ago, several writers opened up a conversation they felt was long overdue in a book titled “Selfish, Shallow, and Self-Absorbed: Sixteen Writers on the Decision to Not Have Kids.”

LA editorial wrong on birth control, Catholic women charge

Feb 6, 2014 - 05:02 pm .- Women medical experts, theologians and writers joined voices in rejecting a Los Angeles Times editorial by a prominent birth control advocate who criticized Catholic morality and claimed that nuns should take birth control for their health.

Smokers' use of contraceptives up risk of heart attacks, blood clots

May 21, 2012 - 12:29 pm .- Women who are smokers and use hormonal contraceptives – whether pills, patches or rings – are at greater risk for blood clots and heart attacks, according to the Spanish Heart Federation.

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