What If Birth Control Was Available on Drugstore Shelves?

(Yahoo!) – Making birth control over-the-counter could help to lower the rate of unplanned pregnancy for certain women, a new study suggests. The findings, recently published in the journal Contraception, specifically show that making birth control OTC (and still covered by insurance, with no co-pay) could decrease the rate of unintended pregnancy among low-income women by as much as 25 percent.

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