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North Carolina May Finally Let Women Revoke Consent During Sex

Stock via Getty Getty In North Carolina, a person’s initial consent to sexual activity can later prevent them from seeking justice if things turn ugly or violent — even if they asked loudly and clearly, mid-encounter, for the other person to stop. For several years, legislators have declined to close this loophole in state sexual assault laws, but… Read More »

Anti-Epileptic Drugs in Reproductive eAge Women: Valproic Acid and Topiramate Common

There have long been concerns regarding the safety of the anticonvulsant valproic acid (Depakote) during pregnancy.  Back in 2009, the American Academy of Neurology and American Epilepsy Society recommended against the use of valproic acid in women of childbearing age because of the various risks associated with prenatal exposure, citing significantly increased risk of congenital… Read More »