Women in India Get a New Birth Control Optionby Guest Contributor March 8, 2016 Raina Lipsitz examines birth control in India, and explores whether the introduction of Depo-Provera will give more women the freedom to plan and space their pregnancies.
Essure Contraceptive Controversy: Who Do You Believe?by Diana Zuckerman November 3, 2015 When women tell the FDA and Congress that the contraceptive device Essure causes horrible pain and other serious problems, but the company’s clinical trial data says it's amazingly safe, who do you believe?
U.S. Infant Mortality Rate Reaches Historic Lowby Miriam Zoila Pérez December 14, 2015 The CDC recently released data gathered from death certificates in 2014, which analyzes different aspects of mortality and life expectancy. One important change in that data from 2013 was the infant mortality rate: The infant mortality rate (IMR)—the ratio of infant deaths…