FDA Revisits Safety of the Essure Contraceptive Device

NPR, September 21, 2015. Many women rely on birth control throughout their lives to prevent unwanted or untimely pregnancies. The Essure contraceptive device is placed in the fallopian tubes essentially sterilizing the woman. This alternative to traditional sterilization methods has caused immense harm to many women and provoked strong responses from patient advocacy organizations and professionals in the health care industry.

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The Facts About Addyi, Its Side Effects, and Women’s Sex Drive

Our Bodies Ourselves, September 8, 2015. It’s been almost impossible to ignore the media fascination with “pink Viagra” and the public debate about whether the drug flibanserin — soon to go sale as Addyi — should have been approved last month by the Food and Drug Administration. Find out the facts here.

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The REAL Threat to Women’s Health

Huffington Post, June 9, 2015. Given the higher death rate from cosmetic surgery and the much larger number of women undergoing cosmetic surgeries and procedures, why is it that the legislators in Texas, Virginia, Alabama, Mississippi, North Dakota, and so many other states are so concerned about the safety of abortion clinics?

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