Study: Birth Control Pills Slightly Raise Risk Of Breast CancerModern birth control pills that are lower in estrogen have fewer side effects than past oral contraceptives. But a new study suggests that, like older pills, they still modestly raise the risk of breast cancer.
5th Circuit Court Rejects Challenge To Birth Control MandateA 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.
Pfizer Recalls 1M Birth Control Packs Over Pregnancy ConcernsA 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.
Fort Worth Doctor Discusses Birth Control RisksThe FDA is considering new warning labels for birth control pills. Dr. Darren Tate talks about some of the risks assocated with taking the medications.