Archive for October, 2009

The history of birth control


Check out Newsweek magazine’s slideshow on the history of birth control. It has pictures and descriptions of birth control devices from long ago. We are also happy to see that the slideshow lists Plan B as one of the modern advances in birth control. (and that Newsweek correctly lists it as contraction, not abortion).

Medical study shows pharmacy students have bias against EC


A study published on Sept 20, 2009 titled Exploring Emergency Contraception Knowledge Among Florida Pharmacy School Students A Preliminary Assessment by Richman and Daley has found that while schools report that they are teaching about EC, students are reporting that their knowledge of EC comes from outside of the classroom. Furthermore, they have preconceived biases […]


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