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Yaz, Yasmin and Ortho Evra patch increase risk of blood clots

Yaz, Yasmin and Ortho Evra patch increase risk of blood clots

Blood clots are a serious, if rare, side-effect of hormonal contraceptives. If left untreated, clots can lead to debilitating, or fatal, strokes. The increased risk of blood clots in users of some hormonal birth control brands has been the subject of several recent news stories. In early December, Health Canada asked Bayer Inc. to change the labels on Yaz and...
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