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Newer Birth Control Pills Raise the Risk of Blood Clots

A University of Nottingham study found that using newer contraceptives was linked to anywhere from a two- to more than four-fold increased risk of developing clots compared to women who didn’t take oral contraceptives. Via Time. Posted May 26, 2015.

Elisabeth Bing, ‘She did it!’

I called Elisabeth without an introduction to tell her that I was starting a magazine called Childbirth Instructor. Another magazine for childbirth educators had closed a few months earlier, and I was re-creating it. There was a little problem, as I explained to Elisabeth: I’d never given birth and I…