For many teens, “the pill” is the default choice for birth control, something a medical provider hands over between the ages of 14 and 18 without question. Its effectiveness is well-established, but, between rushed doctor’s visits and wildly varying standards of health education in schools, how informed are teens (and adults!) really about their options, or the dizzying suite of potential side effects? Mood swings, blood clots, headaches, and adverse interactions with other medications are among the laundry list of complications.
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LOOM provides a mix of scientific information and personal anecdotes that helps rectify a long-standing deficit in health knowledge.