Birth Control Pills

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Pfizer Recalls 1M Birth Control Packs Over Pregnancy Concerns

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.


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Fort Worth Doctor Discusses Birth Control Risks

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.