Birth Control Pills
A U.S. appeals court panel has ruled that certain provisions in the Affordable Care Act dealing with birth control don’t violate the religious rights of faith-based groups under federal law.
A manufacturing mix-up by Pfizer Inc., the world’s largest drug maker, led to some packets being distributed with the pills out of order. That means a patient could have unknowingly skipped a dose and raised her risk of an accidental pregnancy.
The FDA is considering new warning labels for birth control pills. Dr. Darren Tate talks about some of the risks assocated with taking the medications.