Families, lawsuits raise questions about NuvaRing birth control

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Some families are raising serious questions about one of the most popular forms of birth control on the market.

The Nuvaring has been available in the U.S. since 2002.

More than 44 million prescriptions have been filled, but doctors also say it heightens the risk of blood clots.

3,800 people sued the manufacturer, Merck, because they say they weren’t warned sufficiently about the risks.

The company agreed to settle and pay $100 million in damages without admitting any wrongdoing.

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