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Birth Control: Future

A smaller, potentially less painful, IUD is just one of many birth control options currently in development.
A smaller, potentially less painful, IUD is just one of many birth control options currently in development.

It’s been 60 years since the birth control pill hit the market in the U.S.

The pill transformed lives, but when it comes to contraceptive options, it’s no longer the end-all, be-all.

Scientists continue to have breakthroughs, including in the development of male birth control options.

And consumer demands — and concerns — have evolved.

From The New York Times:

What contraceptive options will the next 60 years bring us?

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Kathryn Fink
Kathryn Fink is a producer with NPR's All Things Considered.