Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, May 19th, 1997
Educational strategies to prevent transmission of HIV and other sex-related diseases, therefore, encourage women at high risk for acquiring such diseases to insist that their partners use condoms. This prompted concern, however, that these women may, in turn, abandon their use of hormonal contraceptives.
A recent Centers for Disease Control (CDC) study found, however, that few women discontinued their use of hormonal methods for birth control ("Relation of Condom Promotion for Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Sexually Transmitted Disease Prevention to Contraceptive Practices Among Women -- Selected...
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