OMG: Texting No Help 4 Adherence 2 The Pill

Sending text messages to remind women to take their oral contraceptive pills doesn't seem to work, according to researchers. A randomized trial involving 82 women at a Boston Planned Parenthood Clinic found that missed pills were common whether the women got the reminders on their cell phone or not, Dr. Melody Y. Hou of Boston University and colleagues reported. In fact, daily adherence to oral contraceptive use fell similarly over time in both groups, Hou and co-authors wrote in the September...Full Story
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