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IUD's found to be safe for "poor candidates"

Intra-uterine devices (IUD's) remain the most popular method of reversible birth control worldwide, with up 85 to 100 million female users around the globe. This is in huge contrast to the rates in the United States, where the IUD is used only by about 1 million women (<1%), mostly due to patient and doctor fears over safety sparked by a device called the Dalkon's Shield in the 1970's.


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