Over the counter birth control pills

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Registered: 01-03-2001
Over the counter birth control pills
Fri, 12-07-2012 - 8:45am

According to Health Day News, "Birth control pills are safe and should be sold over-the-counter without the need for a doctor's exam or prescription, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) recommended Tuesday." MORE

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Registered: 06-03-2009
Fri, 12-07-2012 - 10:54am

For adult women I think this makes perfect sense.  Of course paying out of pocket and then seeking reimbursement is such a hassle that I'd probably stick with getting a prescription anyway.

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