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Ovarian Cysts: No Biggie, but Birth Control Can Help

Patients almost always have the same look on their face when we talk about ovarian cysts. It’s that look of, “OMG, I have a ticking time-bomb in my pelvis!” I worry that they imagine a giant green blo…

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Can The Pill Protect You from Ovarian Cancer?

Congrats, pill users: Your method's got perks! First, the bad news: About 12 in 100,000 U.S. women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer each year, making it the eighth most common cancer in women. Yet o…

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The Pill, Only When You Get Lucky?

What if there was a birth control pill you didn't need to take every. single. day? If you like the sound of a pill that works to prevent pregnancy when taken within a few hours of sex, you're not alon…

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Does The Pill Cause Gallbladder Disease?

For those of you who have chosen whether and when to have a family by taking birth control pills, I wanted to share with you my thoughts about a recent study published in the Canadian Medical Associ…

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