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French 'Plan B' May Not Work for Heavy Women

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November 26, 2013
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A French drug company says their morning-after pill, Norlevo, doesn't work for overweight and obese women. The key active ingredient is in similar emergency contraception widely available in the US, but doctors say there are alternatives. (Nov. 26)


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