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Birth Control Pills: A New Health Scandal?

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February 3, 2013
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Summary:
France's health authorities have decided that a higher risk of blood clots, strokes and thrombosis in the latest versions of birth control pills pose an unacceptable danger to women's health. As a result, the government has changed its prescription guidelines for oral contraceptives. The decision could affect 2.5 million women in France and many more overseas, should other countries follow suit.


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