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Hagan: U.S. Needs More Tar Sands

We need to be buying more oil from Canada. That’s what Sen. Kay Hagan (D-N.C.) told a Canadian newspaper this weekend on a trip to the country to observe
Jul 31, 2020

Hagan: U.S. Needs More Tar Sands

Hagan: U.S. Needs More Tar Sands

We need to be buying more oil from Canada. That’s what Sen. Kay Hagan (D-N.C.) told a Canadian newspaper this weekend on a trip to the country to observe
We need to be buying more oil from Canada. That’s what Sen. Kay Hagan (D-N.C.) told a Canadian newspaper this weekend on a trip to the country to observe
Jul 31, 2020

Rick Scott Wins Republican Nomination for Florida Governor

Rick Scott Wins Republican Nomination for Florida Governor

Scott, who has never held elected office, ran on his business experience as a former health care executive despite the fact that he was forced out after his company paid $1.7 billion to the U.S. government for Medicare and Medicaid fraud.
Scott, who has never held elected office, ran on his business experience as a former health care executive despite the fact that he was forced out after his company paid $1.7 billion to the U.S. government for Medicare and Medicaid fraud.
Jul 31, 2020

Alberto Gonzales: I’ll Cooperate with Leahy Truth Commission

Alberto Gonzales: I’ll Cooperate with Leahy Truth Commission

Former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales appeared at a forum on Republicans and the Hispanic vote at the Capitol Hill Club this morning, getting a standing
Former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales appeared at a forum on Republicans and the Hispanic vote at the Capitol Hill Club this morning, getting a standing
Jul 31, 2020

New study shows millions of women rely on birth control pills for non-contraceptive purposes

New study shows millions of women rely on birth control pills for non-contraceptive purposes

A new study from the Guttmacher Institute find that 14 percent of birth control pill users take the pill for non-contraceptive purposes. According to the study (.pdf), 1.5 million women rely on birth control pills for exclusively for non-contraceptive purposes. The study also found “that more than half (58 percent) of all pill users rely on the method, at least in part, for purposes other than pregnancy prevention—meaning that only 42 percent use the pill exclusively for contraceptive reasons”: The study—based on U.S government data from the National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG)—revealed that after pregnancy prevention (86%), the most common reasons women use the pill include reducing cramps or menstrual pain (31%); menstrual regulation, which for some women may help prevent migraines and other painful “side effects” of menstruation (28%); treatment of acne (14%); and treatment of endometriosis (4%)
A new study from the Guttmacher Institute find that 14 percent of birth control pill users take the pill for non-contraceptive purposes. According to the study (.pdf), 1.5 million women rely on birth control pills for exclusively for non-contraceptive purposes. The study also found “that more than half (58 percent) of all pill users rely on the method, at least in part, for purposes other than pregnancy prevention—meaning that only 42 percent use the pill exclusively for contraceptive reasons”: The study—based on U.S government data from the National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG)—revealed that after pregnancy prevention (86%), the most common reasons women use the pill include reducing cramps or menstrual pain (31%); menstrual regulation, which for some women may help prevent migraines and other painful “side effects” of menstruation (28%); treatment of acne (14%); and treatment of endometriosis (4%)
Jul 31, 2020
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