Women embrace more effective birth control

February 24, 2015 6:21 AM

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The most effective methods of reversible birth control are rapidly gaining popularity among U.S. girls and women, a new report shows.

More than 7% of girls and women ages 15 to 44 used intrauterine devices (IUDs) and hormone implants in 2011-2013, up from 1.5% in 2002, says the report from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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