Hot News Stories (10/13/2015)

Medscape (USA)

According to a new study, use of long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs) increased from 8.5% of contraceptive users in 2009 to 11.6% in 2012, a period during which unintended pregnancy rates also dropped. 

KCRA News (Sacramento, CA)

Crisis pregnancy centers that often lie to discourage women from getting abortions are suing to block a new law that would make California the first state to require them to provide correct information about abortions.

The Atlanta Journal Constitution (Atlanta, GA)

Some Georgia school districts are considering changes to a controversial, abstinence-centered sex education curriculum, which some health care advocates and parents argue doesn’t teach teens how to protect themselves from pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases.


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