Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Damage Control

From ABC News:
Birth Control Linked to Heart Attack, Stroke

... The decision to use birth control is one that most women face at some point, and today many options exist to help women control whether and when they get pregnant. But some of these approaches may carry risks. It has long been known that certain kinds of birth control can increase the risk of clots in the legs and lungs. ...

Now, a new study by Danish researchers suggests that hormonal contraception also increases the risk of heart attacks and stroke in women.

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