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

According to a well-known doctor group, birth control pills are so safe that they should be able to be sold on drugstore shelves.

2012-04-04 21:19:53

The first large-scale U.S.-based study to evaluate the link between an injectable form of progestin-only birth control and breast cancer risk in young women has found that recent use of a year or more doubles the risk.

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2011-02-18 09:50:18

A new look at medical literature found no link between heart attacks and the so-called mini-pills contrary to indication reported earlier that women on the popular contraceptive have a higher risk of heart disease.

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2008-04-04 17:56:31

Birth control options for women over 40 are now wider than ever, with improvements in medical technology making the pill, the IUD and even a nonsurgical method of tube-tying viable alternatives for those whose options were previously limited to condoms and surgical tube-tying.

2005-07-29 12:09:01

GENEVA (Reuters) - Women who take the birth control pill could increase their risk of cervical and breast cancer, scientists said on Friday.


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