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Using ‘the pill’

Using ‘the pill’

India Thieriot, News Editor

January 5, 2017


Filed under Features

While asking for birth control pills can often be an awkward conversation between mother and daughter because of its association with sexual activity, BCPs can also be used to alleviate menstrual cramps, make menstruation more regular and help with facial acne. Not all oral contraceptives are crea...

Protection for all: California no longer requires prescriptions for certain birth control methods

Protection for all: California no longer requires prescriptions for certain birth control methods

Lisabelle Panossian, Web & Social Media Editor

April 11, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, Interactives

Women of all ages in California will be one pharmaceutical visit away from obtaining any form of non-surgically inserted birth control. The new legislation will require women of no minimum age to visit a pharmacist who will measure blood pressure and have the patient fill out a questionnaire t...

Komen restores controversial funds

Komen restores controversial funds

March 13, 2012


Filed under News, Showcase

Elizabeth Smith News Editor The Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation — whom CSH has supported through its annual participation in Race for the Cure for the past 17 years — reversed its decision to fund Planned Parenthood following public outcry from the public, including Komen supporters and dono...

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