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You can get birth control from an app — but should you?
Los Angeles Times

The latest thing technology is trying to make obsolete: visiting the doctor’s office.

An increasing number of apps and online services are offering women a way to get birth control, including emergency contraception, without having to visit a doctor in person.

California is one of a handful of states that allows people to access healthcare with a video conference or online, thanks to the Telemedicine Development Act of 1996 and the Telehealth Advancement Act of 2011.