Tag Archives: oral contraceptives

A taboo topic: heavy menstrual bleeding

A taboo topic: heavy menstrual bleeding…Do you have heavy menstrual bleeding? There are lots of ways to fix this.  The most effective method is to remove the uterus (a hysterectomy) but this method comes with surgical risks and (of course) … Continue reading

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The “Pill” may lower cancer rates…

Researchers pooled information from 24 studies and found that oral contraceptive users had a 27% lower risk of ovarian cancer.  The longer the use of the Pill, the more protection noted.  (If the Pill was taken for 10 years or … Continue reading

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Interesting political/medical turn of events.

Birth control pills and breast pumps without copays?  New rules start January 1, 2013.  Read on. . . Insurers must cover birth control with no copays – Yahoo! News.

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