Oral contraceptives are among the most popular forms of birth control in the United States. They are also among the least effective.
That’s according to a study published May 24 in the New England Journal of Medicine, which found that adolescent and adult women who use birth-control pills, vaginal rings or transdermal patches as contraceptives are far more likely to unintentionally become pregnant than those using IUDs or subdermal implants.
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Fifty years after the birth control pill first emerged, we are still grappling with how it has impacted society — and our private lives. A new study published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine suggests that women on oral contracepti... Read Post