Birth-control patch poses greater blood clot risk

The Ortho Evra birth-control patch makes women twice as likely to develop blood clots compared to women who take the pill, the makers of the patch said. Ortho Women's Health & Urology, owned by Johnson & Johnson, said a company-funded study revealed the threat of clots in the legs and lungs was greater but still rare.

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