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Abby Alexander

Abby Alexander

The New Online Pill Service Might Help Circumvent The Religious Discrimination Bill

5 min read

Right now, if you want to, you can jump online, fill out a questionnaire, exchange some text messages with a doctor and pay to get the pill delivered to your door every four weeks.

Health

Health

Australian Women Can Now Get The Contraceptive Pill Sent Straight To Their Door

8 min read

In a landmark move for women's health, Aussies can now skip the constant doctors visits and have their contraceptive pill delivered to their homes.

Health

Health

The Pill Is 99.5 Percent Effective If Taken ‘Perfectly’, But Most Women Don’t

4 min read

About one-third of women using contraception use the pill. But how effective is it?

National

National

Women Aren't Being Warned By GPs About Depression And The Pill

5 min read

Women aren't being warned the contraceptive pill could put them at greater risk of developing depression, one of Australia’s top doctors has said, despite girls as young as 12 being prescribed it.

Health

Health

More Than Half Of Schoolies Don't Know About The Morning After Pill

4 min read

The ‘Morning-After Pill’ has been sold over the counter for more than a decade but a large amount of young Australians don't know how to use it or get it, prompting calls for a name change.