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IUDs Proven Safe for Women and Teens

Despite popular belief that IUDs — hormonal contraception that is placed in the uterus — are unsafe, a new study’s findings trump this myth. Researchers from University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston found that while older versions of IUDs may have caused serious complications, the newer versions are safe and effective for teens and women, says Science Daily.

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