I’ve long known about the hormonal benefits of the birth control pill. Not just the obvious contraceptive usage, but all of the beneficial side effects; or rather, the reason that it controls female bodily functions.
A new study has shown several health effects related to women on the drug; death from any cause was 12 percent lower among birth control pill users than among those who never took the drugs. Mostly from what I see, there is a lower risk of attracting cancer, heart disease, etc.
Read the article if you’re interested!