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Title Horizon. The contraceptive pill : how safe is it? / producers, Annie Mackinder, Sreya Biswas ; produced & directed by Milla Harrison-Hansley, Alicky Sussman ; BBC Studios
Published London, England : BBC Worldwide, 2018


Description 1 online resource (49 minutes)
Summary With the help of the world's leading experts, this film investigates the future of birth control, debunking myths and looking at cutting-edge breakthroughs. Vicky, a journalist whose mental health has been affected by the pill, travels to Copenhagen to find out why women taking the pill are more likely to suffer depression. Cancer survivor Amy learns how the pill can actually protect women against some cancers. In the UK and USA, meet the scientists making advances in male contraception. And as more people look to digital technology for side-effect-free contraceptives, Horizon looks at the Swedish smartphone that – in a world first – has been certified as a contraceptive device
Notes Title from resource description page (viewed March 19, 2019)
Performer Presenter: Dr. Zoe Williams
Notes In English
Subject Oral contraceptives -- Physiological effect
Birth control.
Contraception -- Technological innovations
Population Control
Birth control.
Contraception -- Technological innovations.
Oral contraceptives -- Physiological effect.
Genre/Form Educational television programs.
Educational television programs.
Émissions éducatives télévisées.
Form Streaming video
Author Sussman, Alicky, director, producer
Harrison-Hansley, Milla, director, producer
McKinder, Annie, producer
Biswas, Sreya, producer
Williams, Zoe, 1980- speaker
BBC Studios, production company.
BBC Worldwide Ltd., film distributor.
ISBN 9781529794182