FOX32: FDA approves first over-the-counter birth control pill

On Fox32 Chicago talking latest on over the counter birth control pills

💊 Very exciting news! Great for easier access and more control over reproductive health/ wellness plus less unwanted pregnancies
💊Less barriers to access to care
💊 Progestin only pill ➡️ ⬇️ side effects
💊Hopefully we will start to see more OTC OCPs in the future
💊Still important to talk to your dr esp if you may be at higher risk for blood clots or certain cancers

You can watch here

About Shikha Jain, MD FACP

I am a practicing, board-certified hematology/oncology physician in Chicago. I speak on topics ranging from the impact of social media on healthcare, how physicians can utilize social media, how to write Op-eds in the medical world, gender equity and barriers to career advancement, and topics in GI oncology and immunotherapy. My goal is to explain complicated topics in simple terms. I also enjoy writing and you can find some of my writing on this site. I am a mother to three amazing kids and married to a gastroenterologist. I look forward to connecting with you.

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