New Birth Control Pills Slightly Worse Than Old Birth Control Pills

“Women taking so-called “third generation” contraceptive pills, those developed in the 1980s, are up to three times more likely to suffer a blood clot than those who use older varieties, according to new research based on British and American records.”
 — Users of Yasmin and Yasmin-esque prescriptions, take note. (Or not? It’s only 23 women per 100,000 vs. 9.1 per 100,000, so who knows. You might get hit by a bus before then anyway.)
Update: No, definitely take note!

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