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Philippine DOH’s Implanon is a discontinued drug

​Philippine DOH's Implanon is a discontinued drug by Joy Posadas Read Full Text: https://joyposadaswrites.blogspot.com/2016/09/philippine-dohs-implanon-is.html?m=0 "Many Filipinos are not aware that Implanon is already discontinued and was replaced by Nexplanon. One...

Value Life

"They say the kind of families that we have determines the kind of society that we have. But I will go deeper and further and delve into what’s more basic — and say that how we value LIFE determines how sound and healthy and stable our society is. I am not surprised...

Thailand bets on ‘magic pills’ to boost declining birth rate

BANGKOK (REUTERS) - Thailand has tried cash bonuses and tax incentives to boost the country's birth rate, but on Valentine's Day today (Feb 14), it adopted a new approach - handing out vitamin pills. Like several other Asian countries, Thailand is ageing rapidly....

Why Millennial Women Are Rejecting The Pill

Some half a century after its launch, cracks are beginning to appear in the image of the contraceptive pill. But why are more and more women turning away from it? Lottie Winter finds out in this piece first published in Vogue's November 2017 issue. The pill. Love it...

​1 More Doctor Questions FDA Clearance of 51 Contraceptives

Filipino immigrant families join a pro-life march in the U.S. in 2016. WINNIE VENERACION MANILA – Following a pro-life coalition’s call to the Food and Drug Authority to reverse the “hasty and impulsive” declaration of some 51 contraceptives as non-abortifacient, a...

Number of births in Japan hits record low in 2017

TOKYO—The number of births in Japan this year has fallen to its lowest since records began more than a century ago with about 941,000 new babies, the health ministry said on Friday, proof if any were needed that it faces an aging and shrinking population. The number...

The crusade against contraceptives and reproductive rights

As the bodies pile up, President Rodrigo Duterte’s “war on drugs” continues to attract international attention and condemnation. With grand pronouncements, he has made clear his intention to rid the streets of illegal narcotics. But the President’s incendiary...

Birth Control Pills Still Linked to Breast Cancer, Study Finds

Women using birth control pills and I.U.D.s that release hormones face a higher risk than those using methods without hormones, scientists in Denmark reported. Women who rely on birth control pills or contraceptive devices that release hormones face a small but...

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