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Aug
11
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The TLDR: Vitamin D levels benefit from supplements (duh), but birth control with estrogen may also make a difference.

A new study of more than 1,600 African American women in Detroit has shown that two big factors affected participants' vitamin D levels: whether they took a supplement and what kind of birth control they used.

Apr
12
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More good news from the left coast: Californians can get the pill, the patch, the ring, or the shot prescribed directly at the pharmacy.

Back in January 2016 we wrote that Oregon had made some hormonal birth control methods available directly from pharmacists and that a similar law was about to go into effect in California. Well, Californians, the wait is over—pharmacists in your state will now be able to prescribe birth control!