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That naughty little pill

It was early in my actualization as a feminist-minded, righteous post-adolescent that I began to think of birth control as a woman’s right (who was anyone to tell me that I couldn’t assaultmy hormones with synthetic imposters).

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Can long term birth control use affect your fertility?

If you haven’t heard, birth control pills have become free to insured American women as of August 1, 2012. Also, pap smears, mammograms, HIV and other STI screenings and counseling, gestational diabetes screenings during pregnancy, breast feeding support and equipment, and domestic violence screenings all became available the same day. Soon, all American women (not […]

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Why you should take extra B vitamins if you use the birth control pill

Years ago doctors used to tell their patients to take extra B vitamins when using oral contraceptives. Like many pieces of medical wisdom this advice has fallen by the wayside and women often don’t know that their birth control pills can be causing vitamin B depletion. At the YinOva Center we advise all our patients […]

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