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10/06/1957 The first birth-control pill Enovid is approved in U.S.

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The Surprising History Of Birth Control Pills

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The combined oral contraceptive pill is a type of birth control that is designed to be taken orally by women. They were first approved for contraceptive use in the US in 1960, and are a very popular form of birth control. They are currently used by more than 100 million women worldwide and by almost 12 million women in the United States.
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