Wednesday, March 30, 2005

Use of morning-after pill doubles if sold over counter, study finds

From the Globe and Mail:
Making the so-called "morning-after pill" available without a prescription has more than doubled demand for the drug in British Columbia, and suggests that emergency contraception is greatly underused in the rest of the country, according to a new study.

The research, published in today's edition of the Canadian Medical Association Journal, also shows that ready access to emergency contraception likely prevented hundreds of abortions in the province. ...more

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