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Many over-the-counter contraceptives contain a spermicide known as nonoxynol-9. Gretchen Cuda Kroen/For NPR hide caption

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What Spermicide Users Should Know, But Often Don't

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A new TV ad recently test-launched by the AFL-CIO discusses work, but never mentions unions specifically. Courtesy of the AFL-CIO hide caption

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Unions Create TV Ad To Appeal To Young People

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Aurora Jewell, Mandi Moshay and Kirsten Dees (left to right) hold up signs following a press conference by U.S. Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) outside at a Planned Parenthood Clinic in Seattle, on Feb. 3. Stephen Brashear/Getty Images hide caption

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Komen Foundation Struggles To Lure Back Donors

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The S&W Seed Co., in Five Points, Calif., will grow these seedlings of zero-calorie stevia in the fields of California's Central Valley. Dan Charles/NPR hide caption

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California's Stevia Growers Bet On Fast Track To Sweetener Success

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For gymgoers, the right soundtrack can be a critical part of an effective workout. Arthur Tilley/Getty Images hide caption

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Songs To Spin To, From A Fitness Guru

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Get To Know The Song Of The Year Nominees: Bruno Mars, 'Grenade'

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