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April 9, 2013

IUDs Safe for Teens, Study Says

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty (@loganlafferty)

“One of the hesitations in providing IUDs as the first-line option to adolescents has been this feeling of, ‘They won’t like it, they’ll take it out,'” Dr. Casey Petra, an associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the Mayo Clinic told The Huffington Post. On the contrary, the new study suggests that IUDs are “very […]

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Tags: Dr. Casey Petra, Huffington Post, IUD, Mayo Clinic obstetrics and gynecology, teen use

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