Posts Tagged ‘heart.’

Birth Control Pills Don’t Increase Risk of Heart Attack for Non-Smokers

Thursday, December 22nd, 2011

Women who currently take or have taken oral contraceptives (OCs) are no more likely to have a heart attack than women who do not take them, according to a study appearing in the April 23 issue of the journal Archives of Internal Medicine.


I don’t Want Kids

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

I am a 26-year-old working woman and I do not want to have children — ever. In fact, I am planning to have my tubes tied on my next birthday. My husband would prefer to have kids, but he respects my decision. What upsets me is that my sisters and friends pressure me to get pregnant and tell me I’m missing out on life’s greatest experience. I feel as if they are judging me in a negative way.