Colorado Democrats and Republicans are headed toward a clash over state funding for teenage access to long-acting reversible contraception such as intrauterine devices.
The American Academy of Pediatrics has announced new recommendations for birth control and teens. As CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports, pediatricians say the best methods are long acting … and not the pill or condoms.
A new birth control study shows that longer-lasting options are much more reliable. An IUD or implant is 20 percent more effective at preventing pregnancy than birth control pills, the patch or ring.