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Women's Health

10 Facts About Hormonal Birth Control and Your Health

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It Does More Than Prevent Pregnancy


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Your Health History Matters


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IUDs Last a Long Time


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Implants Are Easy


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If You Miss a Progestin Pill, You Could Get Pregnant


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Pills Are Not One-Size-Fits-All


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Estrogen-Containing Pills Are More Forgiving


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A Patch Can Work as Well as a Pill


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Birth Control Can Have Side Effects


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The Benefits Outweigh the Risks


Marjorie Korn

Marjorie Korn

Marjorie Korn is a health, medicine, and features writer based in New York City. She is also a Narrative Medicine instructor at Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons.