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  • Progestin Based Oral Contraceptives

    Introduction Oral contraceptives were first approved by the FDA in 1960 (Christensen, 2011). It was first used to only prevent pregnancy, however, now it is used to prevent the transmission of infections, minimizing symptoms of menstruation, and more obviously to prevent pregnancy. In 2012, 62% of women at the reproductive age were using some form of contraception (CDC, 2012). This systematic review addresses progestin based contraceptives and combined contraceptives. The progestin based oral contraceptives differs from the combined oral contraceptive by only containing progestin while the combined contraceptive contains both progestin and estrogen. Both of the selected hormonal contraceptive methods have an effective rate of 91%, meaning…

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  • Pros Of Contraception

    OH BABY!! A GUIDE TO CONTRACEPTION Methods of Contraception Contraception is used to prevent pregnancy. The best way to prevent unintended pregnancy in sexually active women is through consistent and proper use of contraceptives. No contraceptive method works perfectly and all contraceptive methods besides abstinence have risks. Most contraceptives do not protect you from sexually transmitted diseases [STD’s]. • Sterilization Tubal ligation & Vasectomies are a permanent form of contraception.…

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  • Sex The Revolution Film Analysis

    Filmmakers Hart Perry and Dana Heinz Perry complied what they believe are the strongest events that influenced the contemporary view of sex. In their four-part series titled Sex: The Revolution, we are presented with what the filmmakers refer to as “the sexual revolution" and how it changed American society. The film identifies many events that, when combined, led the way for rapid development in American sexuality. With the rise of Hugh Hefner’s Playboy, the advent of oral contraceptives, and…

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  • Contraception History

    standards requiring pharmaceutical companies to provide information and side effects of drugs. The Pill has grown to be the leading type of birth control used in the United States. It is “the first, but also the most successful lifestyle drug in history,” (Tone, 320) transforming medical practice by changing cultural perceptions of labor and delivery, where and how childbirth occurred. It also brought forth formal training of doctors as opposed to the local midwife and doctor delivering at…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Cognitive Enhancers

    Students’ schedules are full of classes, studying, clubs, sports, sleep, and not enough time. This is a problem that many college students run into as they go through school. They sign up for all of their classes, along with academic and social clubs as well as sports, and end up finding no time to focus on the studying their classes require. Overscheduling is what leads some college students to start taking cognitive enhancers or what they call “Smart Pills.” Cognitive enhancers are drugs such…

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  • Persuasive Essay On Contraceptives

    Despite the contrary belief, pregnancy prevention and the idea that a woman can determine how many children she brings to life has been around for centuries. Birth control also known as contraception is a medication that prevents or lessens the frequency of conception. The earliest documentation on birth control description dates back to the ancient Egyptian era. To block the sperm, Egyptians used honey, acacia leaves and lint. In ancient Greece silphium, a plant was used as a contraceptive. In…

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  • Cause Of Schizophrenia Essay

    a person who has potential of having schizophrenia to people who already was diagnosed was 10:1 (Steven Silverstein, 263-283). Knowing that environment and heredity are the main causes of schizophrenia this will help scientist find treatments and cures to this disease. Scientist have done a lot of research on how to cure schizophrenia. There has not yet been a cure found, but there have been many of treatments experimented. One of these treatments were experimented on a group of patients…

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  • How Does Contraception Affect Teenage Girls

    cheaper and easier ways to obtain the pill. Teenage girls may be tricking their own parents into buying or getting them a prescription for birth control. Some teens will try to find any possible way to acquire contraception because they are sexually active. The unsettling truth is young teenage girls are more focused on sexual activities instead of their childhood. Contraception is not only used for teenage girls who are sexually active, but they are also used to regulate irregular menstrual…

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  • Negative Effects Of Being Pregnant

    for you to have a child, you do have options available. Options include: Raising the child on your own, abortion, and adoption. The most common is to keep your child. Many mothers are excited for their baby and do not think twice at what they want to do with the child. But for some, the expecting mother becomes pregnant and tend to jump to conclusions as to that they do not want the child. However, there are many resources expecting mothers can go for support and reassurance. Another way is…

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  • Second Wave Feminism In Canada

    The pill helped do many things. It lowered the birth control rate and helped stop the baby boom, which started late in 1946 and ended in 1964 thanks to birth control. It allowed women to postpone childbirth and do what they really want earlier in life; career and goal wise. By 1970 over 8 million people were on “the pill”. The pill gave women control over their reproductive systems. It prevented teenagers from becoming pregnant. The debate over abortion has been a continuous fight between…

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