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Doctor Group Says Birth Control Pills Should Be Available Over-The-Counter
2012-11-21 18:02:28

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) reported in the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology that birth control pills are so safe that they should be available openly on drugstore shelves. The group said with its new opinion, it hopes to reduce unintended pregnancies by not requiring a prescription for these pills. "Oral contraceptives are very safe, and data show women can make these decisions for...


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monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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