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Topics: blood clots

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The Pill Kills … Again



Over the transom comes a note from my good friend, Dr. Angela Lanfranchi, who tells me that we now know five different ways that “the Pill” kills women. The first four mechanisms by which the Pill kills have been known for some time.  The Pill (1) causes blood clots resulting in heart attacks, strokes and pulmonary embolisms, (2) increases susceptibility to lethal infections of HIV and HPV, (3) increases breast, cervical and liver cancers, and …

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Global Monitor



Contraceptive Watch: Johnson & Johnson Has Paid $68 Million to Date to Women Harmed by the Ortho Evra Patch Bloomberg News reported on October 10 that Johnson & Johnson has spent at least $68.7 million to settle hundreds of lawsuits filed by women who suffered blood clots, heart attacks or strokes after using the company’s Ortho Evra birth-control patch. The company, which is the world’s largest maker of health-care products, used confidential settlements to avoid …

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