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Low-Dose Levonorgestrel IUDs Highly Effective Even After 3 Years of Use

Low-dose levonorgestrel IUDs are safe and effective in preventing pregnancy,and their use could be expanded among women who have not yet had children.

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Folklore or fact? Getting pregnant soon after stopping contraceptives results in a higher chance of having a baby boy. New research answers this question once and for all.

People like free stuff, especially teenagers. And if you give them free birth control, particularly LARC, they tend to use it.

There is a movement under way to make oral contraceptives over the counter. As a clinician, would you be in favor of this?

This case demonstrates the utility of 3D ultrasound, using the coronal plane as a reference point, for patients with an IUD who have pelvic pain.

A novel birth control option is in the works, and it’s in the form of a microchip that, when implanted, could work for up to 16 years. The future is now, folks.

The American College of Physicians (ACP) recommends against pelvic exams in asymptomatic, nonpregnant, adult women. Some say this is faulty logic. What say you?

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The Supreme Court justices insist that their decision for Hobby Lobby is limited and narrow in scope. Find out why gynecologist Deborah Ottenheimer, MD, doesn't buy it.

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