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FDA approves birth control app that has been tied to unplanned pregnancies in Sweden and the UK

“On “red” days, or “fertile days,” the app notifies women that they should not have sex without backup, such as a condom” reports washingtonexaminer.com. The Food and Drug Administration has approved a mobile birth control app despite the fact that it is under investigation in Sweden and the United Kingdom for its apparent ineffectiveness.Natural Cycles is a 2014 startup developed by a married couple in Sweden, and in 2017, it became the first app to be certified as birth control in Europe.Examples of using the app incorrectly include having unprotected…

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Nucor’s stock falls after profit warning

“The stock had shed 1.2% over the past three months, while the S&P 500 SPX, +0.06% had gained 2.6%” writes Reporter Editor for marketwatch.com. Nucor Corp.’s stock NUE, -0.56% dropped 1.0% in premarket trade Friday, after the steel maker lowered its profit outlook for the third quarter, citing continued import pressure and unplanned outages, as well as “tepid” demand in plate end use markets.The company said Nucor Steel Louisiana experienced an unplanned production halt in late July to make repairs to its materials handling systems, and isn’t expected to resume…

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