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Medicine’s Stephanie Teal discussed birth control and cardiovascular disease

VIDEO: Considerations for contraception in women with CVD

Healio (subscription required): Stephanie Teal, clinical professor at the School of Medicine, discussed prescribing birth control for women with cardiovascular disease.  “For our patients with underlying cardiovascular disease, providing safe and effective contraception allows for pregnancy planning to reduce the risks of adverse cardiovascular events and to promote the optimal fetal outcome when that patient chooses to have a family,” said Teal.