Contraceptive

States Have Considerable Disparity in High-Quality LARC Service Delivery

States Have Considerable Disparity in High-Quality LARC Service Delivery

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Medicaid policy encourages the use of long-acting reversible contraception, but state-level payment policies are inconsistent and often do not include critical aspects of care.

Estrogen Contraceptives May Increase Stroke Risk in Women With Migraine

Estrogen Contraceptives May Increase Stroke Risk in Women With Migraine

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Women with migraine with aura are at an increased risk for stroke if they are taking high-dose estrogen-containing contraceptives.

ACOG: Guidelines for Teen Contraception Counseling

ACOG: Guidelines for Teen Contraception Counseling

Contraception conversations should take place as early as is appropriate.

Oral Contraceptives May Reduce Fracture Risk

Oral Contraceptives May Reduce Fracture Risk

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Women who had taken oral contraceptives for more than 5 years had the lowest risk for fracture.

Combined Hormonal Contraceptives Linked to Stroke Risk in Migraine

Combined Hormonal Contraceptives Linked to Stroke Risk in Migraine

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The use of combined hormonal contraceptives significantly increases the risk of ischemic stroke in women with migraine with aura but not in women with migraine without aura.

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