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Teenagers and the Morning-After Pill

December 03, 2012

http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/12/03/teenagers-and-the-morning-after-pill/

 

Source - New York Times


The nation’s leading pediatrics organization is encouraging doctors to talk to teenagers about the morning-after pill — and to send girls home with prescriptions for emergency contraception, just in case. “If you’ve got a teen in the clinic, you ought to be talking to them about sexual activity, even if that’s not necessarily why they’re coming in,” said Dr. Cora Breuner, a pediatrician at Seattle Children’s.

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