First over-the-counter birth control pill in US ships to retailers, costing about $20 for one-month pack

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Opill, the first over-the-counter birth control pill, has been approved and is now available in pharmacies and stores, aiming to enhance accessibility to contraception for women. While its availability is seen as a positive step in reducing unintended pregnancies, concerns persist regarding potential barriers to access, such as cost and insurance coverage. Healthcare providers stress the importance of thorough education and informed decision-making for women considering the use of OTC contraceptives like Opill

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