Oct 6, 2013 — Intrauterine devices are more than 99 percent effective in preventing pregnancy — and they work for years. But misnomers about side effects and high initial costs have kept many women in the U.S. from using them. Health organizations and private companies are looking for ways to change that.
Jun 24, 2011 — Intrauterine devices for birth control got a boost from a leading group of obstetricians and gynecologists. In new guidelines to doctors, IUDs were deemed the most effective, reversible form of birth control.