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Samuel Zev Williams, M.D., Ph.D.

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Samuel Zev Williams is a nationally-recognized clinician and researcher in the area of recurrent pregnancy loss and infertility. He wrote for HealthCentral as a health professional for Sexual Health.

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IUD Pros and Cons

IUD Pros and Cons

When a woman chooses not to become pregnant, she has many options from which to choose. Usually, picking the right one requires weighing the pros and cons of the different option. In this article, we will review the pros as cons of the intrauterine d...

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Understanding the Risks of Using an IUD

First, it is important to realize that IUDs are a very safe and effective form of birth control. However, like everything in medicine, there are some risks. In deciding whether or not an IUD is the right form of birth control for you, it is important ...

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What is an IUD? An IUD is a type of contraceptive (birth control). IUD stands for Intrauterine Device. This form of birth control can also be called an IUC (intrauterine contraceptive). An IUD is a reversible form of birth control. What does an IUD l...