Despite Cervical Cancer Link, Docs Defend Pill

The oral contraceptives used by more than 100 million women worldwide are coming under increasing fire. Earlier this week, a Belgian study found that the pill causes artery-clogging plaque, which increases the risk of heart disease. And Thursday a study published in the British journal Lancet reiterates the link between the pill and cervical cancer. If there's any good news for those taking oral contraceptives, it's that the new research suggests a higher risk of cervical cancer is reversible...Full Story
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