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Essure

Are Women Who Seek Compensation For Essure Side Effects Going To Ever Get Justice?

Toby Nwazor | Posted 08.18.2016 | Women
Toby Nwazor

After receiving thousands of complaints, a few months ago, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a "black box" warning to alert the public of the serious dangers associated with this device.

Essure, the 'Tube Tying' Alternative: Not Just a Cork in the Bottle

Craig Bowron | Posted 10.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Craig Bowron

Two weeks ago a variety of experts and patients met to testify to a Food and Drug Administration advisory panel about concerns that the female sterilization device Essure is causing more problems than the FDA or Bayer, the manufacturer of the device, are admitting to.

Why Women Are Rallying The FDA To Pull This Contraceptive Device

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 09.25.2015 | Women

Dozens of women attended a Food and Drug Administration panel on Thursday, pressing for the withdrawal of the permanent contraceptive device known as ...

How My Sex Life Changed When I Got My Tubes Tied

Michele Botwin Raphael | Posted 08.06.2014 | Parents
Michele Botwin Raphael

I am opening myself up to talk about these procedures because they have been gratifying for me. Both, a gift. I hope more women who are done with or not interested in having children -- and who practice "safe sex" -- can experience the same joys of sex that I do.

What Women Need To Know About Essure, From Erin Brockovich (VIDEO)

Posted 11.26.2013 | Home

Is the IUD Essure harmful to women? Consumer advocate Erin Brockovich explains that this product is almost like a corkscrew -- when it's inserted int...

Warning: This Birth Control Product May Be Hazardous to Your Health

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Diana Zuckerman, PhD, president of the National Research Center for Women & Families "Was I just unlucky, or is this medical product...