Contraception

Balancing the rewards and risks of hormonal acne treatments

January 31, 2022

Julie Harper, MD, of the Dermatology and Skin Care Center of Birmingham, Alabama explained the use, side effects, and risks of spironolactone and oral contraceptives in a presentation at the current Maui Derm for Dermatologists meeting in Maui, Hawaii.

Impact of contraceptive coverage policies

January 13, 2022

The findings support previous research demonstrating that increased access to emergency contraception does not compromise use of other more effective methods or lead to an increase in reported levels of unprotected sexual intercourse, according to Hawkins.

Counseling on adverse events of intrauterine contraception

December 02, 2021

Professionals who provide contraception counseling need sufficient training and resources to offer comprehensive information about adverse reactions of intrauterine contraception, according to 2 web-based discussion boards about sexual and reproductive health.