women's health: priorities

By Diogenes (articles - email) | Jul 19, 2005

Introducing the birth-control patch. You'll love it.

It might cause a stroke or a blood clot. It might leave you dead or debilitated. But at least it will protect you from a far graver danger.

And other doctors who prescribe the patch warned that women should not overreact to news of deaths. It is more risky to remove the patch and become pregnant, several pointed out.

When you think about it, death isn't really that scary at all. When you're dead, you can't get pregnant.

Richard Cross holds a doctorate in psychology, who has taught at the university level, including at Franciscan University. He is currently an educational researcher and consultant in the field of psychology and related disciplines.
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