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Hibben: Women’s Health Has Been Ignored for Far Too Long

By Aya Hibben, Opinion Writer April 3, 2022

  In 2021, Utah ranked as the worst state in the United States for women’s equality. Utah legislation constantly targets women, especially their reproductive health. Fixing gender gaps in health...

Emergency contraceptive with security protections at Smiths Food and Drug in Salt Lake City, on Tuesday, November 2, 2021 (Photo by Brooklyn Critchley | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Buening: Birth Control Isn’t a Cure-All

By Sarah Buening, Assistant Opinion Editor November 5, 2021

  As a teenager experiencing painful, unmanageable periods, I mentioned my discomfort to my doctor. After that, my doctor didn’t hesitate to prescribe hormonal birth control pills. Beforehand,...

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Alexander: Take Women’s Health Seriously

By CJ Alexander, Opinion Writer May 4, 2021

  For the past few weeks, alarms have been raised over the safety of the AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson vaccines, due to the observed risk of thrombosis— deep vein blood clots. While...

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Cushman: Protect Incarcerated Women’s Reproductive Freedom

By KC Ellen Cushman, Opinion Writer February 21, 2021

  Women's health needs are unique. A history of ignorance and taboo around women’s health issues means that even today women can struggle to receive the healthcare they want or need to address...

The family planning section at Smiths grocery store on 400 S in downtown Salt Lake on Feb 7, 2021. (Photo by Jack Gambassi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Soter: All Utah Women Deserve Access to Contraception

By Theadora Soter, Multimedia Managing Editor February 10, 2021

  In an interview about her bill H.B. 102 — “Contraception for Inmates” — Rep. Jennifer Dailey-Provost told me a story. After the bill was first drafted, she received a memorable question...

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McGrath: Birth Control Is Healthcare

By Mackenzie McGrath July 27, 2020

  Religious and reproductive freedom — two of the most dreaded topics to come up during holiday conversations with relatives. It’s not without reason. Religion is deeply intertwined with many...

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U Health Care Celebrates March Madness with More Vasectomy Appointments

By Taylor Almond March 22, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] When the players hit the court for March Madness, many men head to the doctor’s office — but not for the reasons you’d think. TOP STORY: CHILDREN'S BOOKS BUST...

Planned Parenthood Offers More Than Planning

By Stefanie Arevalo February 10, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Madison Port, 20, has gone to Planned Parenthood since she graduated from high school. “I get my birth control here and have yearly check-ins from a gynecologist,”...

UNews – 14 Feb. 2014

February 21, 2014

Today on UNews, Emily Means spoke with Kelsey Kachnik about Bedsider, a student group that promotes the proper use of birth control. Gustabo Rodriguez polled different students on campus about what Valentine's...