Modern Girl Author Jane Buckingham Pens New Guide on http://www.thepill.com
RARITAN, N.J., Dec. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- It may be universally known as "the Pill," but how much do Modern Girls really know about this birth control choice?
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Since its development more than 45 years ago, the Pill has become the single most widely used birth control method. Although more than 80 percent of American women have taken the Pill at some point in their lives,* common myths about it persist. It's time for a refresher.
Noted author and television host of The Modern Girl's Guide series, Jane Buckingham, has teamed up with women's health expert Valerie Schulz, MD, FACOG, and Ortho Women's Health & Urology, maker of ORTHO TRI-CYCLEN(R) LO (norgestimate/ethinyl estradiol), to launch The Modern Girl's Guide to the Pill. The interactive guide is available on the recently re-launched site, http://www.thepill.com.
The Modern Girl's Guide to the Pill features Ms. Buckingham's advice, along with educational information about how the Pill works; the different options available, contraceptive and non-contraceptive benefits, risks and side effects and how to read the detailed patient information. It also contains interactive tools to help women, together with their healthcare professionals, determine if the Pill is the right option for them and what type of Pill might be best suited to their needs.
Jane Buckingham and Dr. Schulz also discuss the top five myths about the Pill in a six-minute podcast available on the site.
"Given the Pill's legacy in popular culture, it's not surprising that
myths and confusion persist," said Ms. Buckingham. "Today's Modern Girl
wants to be well infor
|SOURCE Ortho Women's Health & Urology, a Division of Ortho-McNeil|
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