Why Iran Is Banning Vasectomies and Tubectomies

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Why Iran Is Banning Vasectomies and Tubectomies

By: Lauren Saccone

Iran has an unusual history with birth control: originally decried as a Western concept, the government later adopted a comprehensive contraceptive program to curb the population explosion throughout the country. The program worked a little too well, and soon Iran saw its population drop to alarmingly low levels. In 1986 Iran boasted a... Read More

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Colorado Reduced Teen Pregnancy By (GASP!) Providing Birth Control

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Colorado Reduced Teen Pregnancy By (GASP!) Providing Birth Control

By: Danielle Thillet

Did you know that if you let teens use birth control, they have fewer babies? Crazy, right? Turns out that contraception does exactly what it’s supposed to do, when women have access to use it. As the rest of the country fights back and forth about contraception and abortion rights, Colorado stepped up and offered IUDs (intrauterine... Read More

Flight Turbulence: TSA Institutes New Rules and Fees For Fliers

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Flight Turbulence: TSA Institutes New Rules and Fees For Fliers

By: Lauren Saccone

The Transportation Security Administration is supposed to protect us from terrorist threats and ensure our safety when we board an airplane. Instead it feels like the TSA spends more time arguing with us over the size of shampoo bottles and making us take off our shoes when we’re about to miss our flight. And as if air travel wasn’t... Read More

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