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Contraceptives

Norway and Iceland use hormonal contraceptives the least

A new survey reveals differences in contraceptive preferences among women in Nordic countries.

Multiple abortions despite use of contraceptives

Many of the women in Norway who have abortions more than once say they conceived even though they used contraceptives. Researchers advice women to switch to securer methods of birth control.

Tips for people who want to start training — and stick with it

Be patient, find an activity you think is fun, don’t start off too hard at the beginning, and remember why you wanted to start exercising in the first place. Those are among researchers’ suggestions for those who want to make exercise a habit.