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    Reuters: Analysis - US Focus on Birth Control May Raise New Concerns

    Reuters: Analysis - US Focus on Birth Control May Raise New Concerns

    Valerie Montgomery Rice, M.D., dean and executive vice president was quoted in Reuters.com in an article titled, "Analysis: U.S. focus on birth control may raise new concerns."

    Dr. Montgomery Rice chaired a Food and Drug Administration panel on Friday, December 9, which recommended that the label for Johnson and Johnson's Ortho Evra birth control patch be simplified to better explain the risk of blood clots.

    "[The attention] is going to raise concerns but I hope that it does more than just that, (that it) raises awareness and pushes women to have more thorough conversations with their providers."

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