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    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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    In the article Birth Control in Drinking Water: A Fertility Catastrophe in the Making? from the National Catholic Register, the writer Celeste McGovern, argues that EE2 (the form of synthetic estrogen found in most birth control pills) may have negative effects on human health. She argues that birth control pills are not safe for use, as they are ending up in the water supply by being urinated by the females using them. The first example McGovern uses to back up her claim is by looking at the…

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    Pros Of Contraception

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    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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    There are various questions women often ask themselves before starting any type of new medication. Concerns women often have while deciding on whether or not the pill is best for them are if the pill has any serious side effects, could the hormones change mood levels, and could it cause weight gain. There are two types of pill contraceptives. One pill being a combination pill which contains estrogen and progestin. The other pill is a progestin-only pill which is what is sold as the over the…

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    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

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    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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    on what kind of birth control they want. They can take a birth control that has hormone pills for every day of the month and virtually gets rid of their period all together. This way they do not have to worry about having their period for special events. It gets rid of the headaches and cramping that come monthly to most women (Birth control pill FAQ, 2016). With these perks of birth control, there are also risks. A high chance for breast cancer can come with the use of birth control. A…

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    Many factors play a part in this decline, but the most prevalent factors consist of: joblessness, television inspirations and continuing use of devices and drugs to prevent pregnancy. Joblessness rates showed the hardships of what one must endure to financially instability. This factor allows teens to think twice before partaking in any risky behavior that could leave them unstable. Television inspirations, such as MTV’s 16 and Pregnant, gave encouraging, yet frightening insight on what can…

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    people have HIV in the world. The red color is signifying that it is used for HIV awareness through the nation. Gilead is a scientific company that has the goal to make advancements in HIV/AIDs diseases. They have found that HIV is one of the highest causes of young adults ' deaths and they wanted to make a change towards it by creating a pill stimulating, thus they created this Ad. The pill is to try and limit the spread of HIV and help those who do have it live a typically normal life. As…

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    Almost every day, a new social issue is talked about, whether it be medical discoveries or a new technical development. A common question that often comes up when a new medical development is made, is if it’s morally acceptable. For example, when the discovery, made by Marie Stopes, of the birth control pill came out in 1950’s many were sceptical and against it. It was not forced on to anyone, it was simply a discovery, but many were against it due to religion practises, it was considered anti…

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