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Navy opens contraceptive clinic in Norfolk, letting sailors bypass "nightmare" procedure for birth control

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NORFOLK

Petty Officer 3rd Class Eva Robinson was down to her last package of birth control pills.

That used to mean waiting up to three weeks for a prescription through the Navy's health-care system. But a new walk-in contraceptive clinic has streamlined the process to a matter of minutes, bypassing the usual process of getting a referral from a primary care doctor and the wait to see an OB-GYN. 

"Trying to get an appointment is kind of a nightmare," Robinson said of that standard procedure. http://pilotonline.com/news/military/local/navy-opens-contraceptive-clinic-in-norfolk-letting-sailors-bypass-nightmare/article_e0751267-a593-5c74-b05c-18605b8417ed.html

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