June 2010, The Washington Post
A growing number of teenage girls say they use the rhythm method of birth control, and more teens also said it is all right for an unmarried female to have a baby, according to a government survey released Wednesday.
About 17 percent of sexually experienced teen girls told researchers for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that they had used the rhythm method -- timing their sex to avoid fertile days to prevent getting pregnant. That figure is up from 11 percent in a similar survey in 2002.
Nearly 64 percent of teen boys said it's all right for an unmarried female to have a child, up from 50 percent in 2002. More than 70 percent of teen girls agreed, up from 65 percent, although the female increase was not statistically significant... read more
July 2009, Atlanta Business Chronicle
Vystar Corp. and Alatech Healthcare LLC won the OK from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to market and sell the first exam gloves made with Vytex Natural Rubber Latex (NRL).
Alatech will soon introduce exam gloves made with Vytex NRL. Alatech’s Envy Natural Rubber Latex condom made with Vytex NRL received FDA clearance in May and is expected to be available later this year... read more