Category Archives: DVT

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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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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NuvaRing Risks to Your Health

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Emotional impact of blood clots

Emotional impact of blood clots.

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How health risks of the NuvaRing disappeared from the graphs

The Dutch pharmaceutical company Organon left crucial data that pointed at increased health risks out of their research findings of birth control product Nuvaring. Also, the company did everything [possible] to minimize the risks of thrombosis in the ‘enclosed’ pamphlet … Continue reading

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Doctors Don’t Know What Women Want to Know About Birth Control

June 10, 2014:  NPR had an interesting article about what doctors don’t know about what women want to know about birth control.  You can read the entire article here, or go directly to the NPR site to also hear this … Continue reading

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