When it comes to birth control, women have more options than ever—pills, implants, condoms, IUDs—and they work. As long as you take them as directed, oral contraceptives are more than 99 percent effective in preventing pregnancy, while long-acting contraceptives such as intrauterine devices (IUDs) or the Nexplanon implant are close to being 100 percent effective.
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We've come a long way since Virginia Slims began marketing specifically to women in the '60s by portraying smoking as the epitome of carefree glamour. We are now crystal clear on the cancer risks involved with smoking (and that smoking can affect your DNA for decades after you quit). Warning labels on cartons are impossible to miss.
Yesterday morning, President Trump announced via Twitter that transgender people would no longer be allowed to serve in the military. His reason? "[The U.S. Military] cannot be burdened with the tremendous medical costs and disruption that transgender in the military would entail," he wrote on Twitter.
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Come summertime, it's hard to decide what we love more: waking up to an ice cold cold brew or winding down to a cool cocktail. So why choose?
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