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National Blood Clot Alliance Launches new website womenandbloodclots.org

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Study finds physicians often receive no information about harmful effects of medicines

UC Davis carried this report: “More often than not, family doctors receive little or no information about the harmful effects of medicines during clinic visits by pharmaceutical sales representatives (“sales reps”), according to an international study involving physicians in the … Continue reading

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How a Blood Clot Becomes a Pulmonary Embolism

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Sweetening the Pill – a documentary in production

Click on this link to view the video and read what Karen Langhart says about her daughter’s death: http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/jun/22/nuvaring-merck-daughter-death-women-risks

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How much information are women in the U.S. given compared to women in Europe?

If you are going to take a combination hormonal birth control (CHC), you’ve already decided you don’t want to get pregnant, and since CHCs are all equally effective at preventing ovulation, don’t you want to know which are safer? The … Continue reading

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CNN Interviews on NuvaRing

Marie Brenner Interview. Marie wrote an article in Vanity Fair in 2014

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If between 10 and 20 Boeing 747s crashed in one year, would anyone notice?

Science at its Worst: If between 10 and 20 Boeing 747s crashed in one year, would anyone notice? It is disheartening and shocking to me that the medical community is so cavalier about the effect of hormonal birth control on … Continue reading

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