Sat 13 Mar, 2010 09:10 pm
Does the pill help women live longer? Yes and no
Jessica Hamzelou, reporter
Splashed over the news today was the dramatic claim that the contraceptive pill could be helping women live longer.
Yes, the pill that ushered in an unprecedented era of freedom for women - as a special bonus it's now increasing our lifespan. Sweet.
But hang on. The research does not necessarily mean that there are more pros than cons to taking the pill.
Splashed over the news = spread liberally and widely