Tagged: history of medicine


Objectionable Injection? Views of the Contraceptive Depo-Provera

Beginning in the early 20th century, leaders in the population control movement reported the world was experiencing a ‘population explosion’ in the poorest nations, and looked to contraceptive technology to limit fertility. During the late 1970s and early 1980s, a new form of contraception gained increasing public attention. Depot medroxyprogesterone...