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Birth Control Risks

Birth Control May Boost Risk of Carrying Staph Bacteria

Posted 09.14.2012 | Women

By: Rachael Rettner, MyHealthNewsDaily Staff Writer Published: 09/13/2012 02:52 PM EDT on MyHealthNewsDaily Taking birth control pills may make ...

Catherine Pearson

New Study Links Birth Control To Heart Attack, Stroke

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 06.13.2012 | Healthy Living

A sweeping new Danish study concludes that hormonal contraception increases the risk of heart attack and stroke, but the overall risk for individual w...

Teens Use Birth Control -- But Not to Prevent Pregnancy

Cathy Margolin, L.Ac. Dipl. OM | Posted 02.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Cathy Margolin, L.Ac. Dipl. OM

Do the 82 percent of teenagers using the pill for non-contraception reasons understand the risks of these drugs? Do they know all the possible ramifications of their choices?

Is Birth Control Safe?

Reuters | Anna Yukhananov and Alina Selyukh | Posted 02.10.2012 | Healthy Living

By Anna Yukhananov and Alina Selyukh WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A ruling last week on the morning-after pill, as well as government recomm...