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Another potentially dangerous contraceptive for women is being touted by researchers who invented a new dissolving condom for women aimed at preventing pregnancy and the spread of disease, but questions remain about the long-term safety of the product.
A new study has found that the use of condoms prior to a pregnancy may increase the risk of women developing a dangerous health condition known as preeclampsia, or pregnancy-induced high blood pressure.
By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Contrary to what the secular media has been trumpeting all weekend, a Vatican spokesman has clarified that statements made by the Pope in an upcoming book about the use of condoms to avoid transmission of AIDS does not contradict Church teaching, but rather affirms it.
Members of the school board of Provincetown, Massachusetts are suffering “shell shock” today after their decision to provide free condoms to all students in their school district, irregardless of age and without parental notification, sparked a national outcry.
By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A high ranking Congressman is calling for the resignation of White House adviser, Harry Knox, who recently reiterated his belief that the Pope’s policy against condom distribution in Africa is “hurting people in the name of Jesus.”
By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist An advisor to President Barack Obama’s who serves on the Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships has reiterated his belief that the Pope is “hurting people in the name of Jesus” because of his stance on condoms.
By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist This year’s World Day Against AIDS, organized by UNAIDS and celebrated today, is calling everyone, especially those directly involved in the fight against AIDS, to renew their commitment to prevent this incurable disease which is currently infecting more than 40 million people globally.
By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Writer In another misguided attempt to cut teen pregnancy rates, authorities in the UK are planning to issue condom “credit cards” to boys as young as 12 years old which they can use to pick up free condoms in places where boys congregate – such as football games and barber shops – to spare them the embarrassment of having to visit a pharmacy or clinic.
By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Writer A man known for his autocratic style who recently spearheaded a massive condom-distribution program in New York City has been appointed by President Barack Obama to head the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
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