Safe Lovemaking: Tips to Ensure the Effectiveness of a Condom

Although there are other ways to prevent pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases, the use of a condom remains one of the most effective methods. Here are some tips to ensure the effectiveness of a condom. Do not expose the condom to extreme temperatures Health care experts stress the importance of storing condoms at room temperature. Although some ...

Birth Control: How Effective is it Really?

The birth control pill, otherwise referred to as “oral contraceptive” or “the pill,” is a prescribed supplement ingested on a daily basis to inhibit pregnancy. Oral contraceptives are comprised of two types of chemicals, or hormones, progestin and estrogen. These hormones influence the way different parts of the body work. When taken daily, the pill ...