Since the US Food and Drug Administration approved the first hormonal pill for use as a female contraceptive in 1960, the number and variety of female contraceptives has grown considerably. Women now have more than a dozen choices, ranging from intrauterine devices, improved barrier methods, and an array of hormonal contraceptives.
Men, however, currently have just two contraceptive options—condoms and vasectomy.
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