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Pediatricians: Girls need just-in-case birth control

Birth Control Pills

Pediatricians treating teenaged girls should consider writing just-in-case prescriptions for the morning-after pill, the the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) said on Monday. It’s the second recommendation in a week from a major doctor’s group that would make contraception more widely available to women. Last week, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommended making all birth control pills available over the counter.


Teens' 'unhealthy' sex exposure blamed on TV, music, Web

The nation's leading group of pediatricians has issued a strong policy statement directed toward pediatricians, parents and mass media on the ...


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