- Q Do some birth control pills increase my risk of blood clots?
Dr. Lauren Streicher, Obstetrics & GynecologyWhether it is arsenic in your apple juice, or blood clots from taking birth control pills, it is always disconcerting to hear that something you thought was safe may in fact be risky.The drospirenone clot issue first came to light in May 2011 when two... Full Answer
- Q Do I still need birth control during the menopause transition?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, CardiologyA recent study shows that women over 40 are almost as likely to have unplanned pregnancies as 16-year-olds. Certain myths, like thinking you're too old to get pregnant, contribute to women over 40 getting pregnant. Unless you have officially entered... Full Answer