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  • Bayer Downplays Serious Side Effects of Mirena IUD
    Bayer Downplays Serious Side Effects of Mirena IUD

    Intrauterine devices, or IUDs, are a widely used birth control method. Made of copper, which acts as a spermicide, IUDs are inserted into the uterus transvaginally. They can remain in place for up to ...

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  • NuvaRing May Have More Risks than Benefits
    NuvaRing May Have More Risks than Benefits

    Making decisions about contraception is one of the most important and intimate healthcare concerns for women and their families. Women want birth control that is reliable and safe, with a minimum of ...

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  • Asbestos Exposure and the Statute of Limitations
    Asbestos Exposure and the Statute of Limitations

    We are currently aware of the hazards of asbestos exposure. Asbestos increases the risk for lung cancer, mesothelioma, a rare form of asbestos-related lung cancer, and asbestosis, a chronic ...

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  • Stacking the FDA Deck in Birth Control Query
    Stacking the FDA Deck in Birth Control Query

    The phrase FDA-approved carries a great deal of weight based on the assumption that all decisions by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rely on rigorous clinical trials and convincing safety ...

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  • Off-Label Promotion of Drugs Can be Dangerous
    Off-Label Promotion of Drugs Can be Dangerous

    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gives official approval to a pharmaceutical product based on convincing scientific evidence proving it has benefits. Drug marketing is also strictly regulated so ...

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