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Getting the snip gets a bad rap—but if you’re done with kids or never want any, don’t let rumors stop you from learning more.

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birth control , sterilization, myths, guys, provider perspective

Vasectomy, a.k.a. male sterilization, is often thought of as the “other” form of sterilization. Female sterilization is much more common, even though vasectomy is just as effective, safer, and costs less. Let’s take a closer look at this misunderstood method.

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It’s time to get up-close-and-personal with your senators.

The passage of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) in the U.S. House of Representatives has the potential to make it harder for many American women to get the birth control that’s right for them. Now is a great time to weigh in with the Senate about the AHCA.

Apr
18
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New analysis says most contraceptive methods are working better than they have in the past.

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birth control , effectiveness, news, get on top

From hormonal methods to the good old condom, anyone who’s looking to avoid pregnancy can find something that works to keep sperm from meeting egg. Now, researchers have given us good news—most of these methods seem to be working better than they did just a few years ago.