Preventing Misconception: The Debate Between “Family Planning” vs. “Contraception” (Full Responses)

Tara Culp-Ressler, Health Editor, ThinkProgress “Family planning” can work well as a starting point to discuss reproductive health resources in some areas of the world where modern birth control is stigmatized, and where communities lack the resources to effectively promote maternal health. But using it as a blanket term for contraceptive use as a whole can obscure some of ...

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Shining a Light on Domestic Violence

Every 9 seconds, a woman in the U.S. is assaulted or beaten by someone she is intimate with. Domestic violence is the leading cause of injuries to women and we need to do more to address this issue.
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The Well-Woman Visit: Women’s Health and the ACA

The ACA creates an unprecedented opportunity to improve women’s health by changing the way women’s health care is paid for. The well-woman visit is an opportunity to prioritize preventative medicine in the U.S., which is good for health and the economy.
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