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New birth control pills not as risky

January 16, 2009 8:00:11 AM PST
New research on birth control suggests newer pills don't raise the risk of heart disease as much as the older ones.Experts say formulations that have come out in the past decade have less estrogen and don't raise blood pressure as much as older formulations.

They're now calling on long-term studies to learn more about the specific benefits and risks of birth control.


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