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Birth Control Hearings

Jennifer Bendery

Pelosi Rips GOP Over Birth Control: I May Be "Moved To Explain Biology To My Colleagues" | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 02.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Thursday ripped House Republicans for holding a contentious hearing on birth control th...

FDA Critic Stripped of Voting Rights at Birth Control Pill Hearings

Martha Rosenberg | Posted 02.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Martha Rosenberg

Bayer launched Yaz in 2006 as a pill that goes "beyond birth control" to treat acne and severe PMS, all the while avoiding the water retention of traditional birth control pills. But soon, previously-healthy teenagers experienced "beyond birth control" effects they hadn't expected.