Doctors: Nuns Should Take The Pill For Its Non-Whorish Benefits

Women around the world struggle with the moral and practical implications of the Catholic Church's opposition to birth control, and now researchers are arguing that the church should actually encourage some women to go on the Pill. Not because all women should be able to have control over their reproductive health,… » 12/08/11 3:30pm 12/08/11 3:30pm

Newer Birth Control Pills Are More Dangerous, But Probably Won't Kill…

For those of us who like to convince ourselves that we're dying anytime we feel a tingle in our leg, the increasing amount of research that shows newer types of birth control pills, such as Yaz and Yasmin, have an increased risk of blood clots is disturbing. Now two more studies have shown that using these pills is… » 11/07/11 10:23pm 11/07/11 10:23pm

New Study Suggests That The Pill Could Make You Misread Men

Dubious study time! This time, it's about the pill. » 8/13/08 9:30am 8/13/08 9:30am According to evolutionary psychologists from the University of Newcastle in England, the pill won't just make you fat, crazy, and it will also make you choose the wrong mate! Let me explain. reports that there is some sort of genetic "musk" that men and women give…

More And More Pharmacists Refusing To Cough Up Your Yaz



A new pharmacy about to open in Northern Virginia boasts the best Christian gimmick since abstinence pants: They're refusing to fill prescriptions for birth control! Yes, pharmacists who believe contraception is tantamount to "playing God" are um "playing God" again. The cool thing, of course, is that the general… » 6/16/08 12:30pm 6/16/08 12:30pm

'Breaking': Erratic Contraceptive Use Can Lead To Pregnancy

If you're not interested in getting pregnant, this new study might inspire you to be more vigilant with condom use. Nonprofit sexual research organization the Guttmacher Institute claims that half of all pregnancies are unplanned and one in four American women will get preggers because of inconsistent contraceptive… » 5/13/08 9:30am 5/13/08 9:30am

Isaiah Washington Makes Amends When No One's Watching

  • Grey's Anatomy's resident homophobe, Isaiah Washington, to appear in PSA tonight condemning hate speech. Too bad pretty much every Thursday night show is on hiatus and no one will be viewing network TV! [People]
  • A bird took a shit on the President today. Then Cheney tried to shoot it but hit Barney instead. […
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