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Contraception

What is contraception? Contraception or birth control helps stop you from becoming pregnant. Each month an egg is released from the female ovary (ovulation). If the egg is met by a sperm, the egg can...

January 2010

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Emergency Contraception

Number FS008

What is emergency contraception? Emergency contraception is a way of preventing pregnancy after unprotected sex. The most common type of emergency contraception involves taking hormonal pills (usua...

January 2010

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Substance Abuse - A Fact Sheet for Parents

Number FS033

What is meant by substance abuse? Use of any illegal drug, such as cocaine, marijuana, or heroin, Any use of alcohol or tobacco (see the “Tobacco Use” and “Alcohol Use” fact sheets) that causes risk...

January 2009

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Substance Abuse

Number FS024

What is meant by substance abuse? Any use of an illegal drug such as cocaine, marijuana, or heroin Any use of alcohol or tobacco (see the “Tobacco Use” and “Alcohol Use” fact sheets) that causes ris...

January 2009

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Menstrual Cramps and Dysmenorrhea

Number FS015

What causes menstrual cramps? When most girls begin their menstrual cycles, muscle cramps in the uterus are caused by contractions that lead to discomfort and pain. The body produces a chemical call...

January 2009

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