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In some states, yes!

There are an increasing number of ways to access birth control. In addition to telemedicine apps that enable you to get birth control delivered straight to your door, some states now allow you to walk into a pharmacy without a prescription and get [the pill]( https://www.bedsider.org/methods/the_pill, the patch, the shot, or the ring.

It’s called pharmacist-prescribed birth control, and if it’s available where you live, it may make getting birth control easier for you.

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Because life’s too short, and you don’t have time for nonsense

Ever feel stuck in a job or a relationship that just isn’t working for you, but you’re not sure how to get out of it? The right partner might be hard to find (and the right job might be even harder) but the right birth control method for you doesn’t have to be.

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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.