Contraception and health

@article{Cleland2012ContraceptionAH,
  title={Contraception and health},
  author={J. Cleland and Agustín Conde-Agudelo and Herbert B. Peterson and John Ross and Amy O Tsui},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2012},
  volume={380},
  pages={149-156}
}

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