Margaret Polaneczky, MD

Margaret Polaneczky, MD, associate professor of clinical obstetrics and gynecology at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City. Dr. Polaneczky writes a health blog called “The Blog That Ate Manhattan” at

Reproductive Health

The Most Dangerous Birth Control Pills

If you’re a woman, you might use an oral contraceptive for birth control…or for another reason, such as heavy periods,…

Reproductive Health

Blood Clots and Birth Control

Editor’s note: “Just weeks after she started using birth control pills, my beautiful daughter was dead of a blood clot.…