Given the possible side effects, consult a doctor about your health before taking birth control.
Research suggests the chances of a clot drop by 80 percent within two weeks of quitting.
It's may be possible to prevent pregnancy by slightly raising the temperature of testes.
The emergency contraception pill has been increasingly in demand since the Dobbs decision.
All aspects of this life decision should be considered, including how old you are.

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A new study suggests the minipill could be 98 percent effective with typical use.
Student health plans offer a range of contraceptive methods; off-campus options exist.
A new study suggests hormone timing might be an undervalued factor in blocking ovulation.
Opill (norgestrel) tablets will be available at retailers in early 2024.
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When a birth control method fails, using emergency contraception can help prevent pregnancy.
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The order comes one year after the Dobbs decision revoked federal abortion protections.