Posts Tagged ‘FDA’

Seeking reports of negative birth control experiences

Calling all former birth control users! The Catholic Medical Association (CMA) has filed a Citizen’s petition to encourage the FDA (Federal Drug Administration) to require more transparent labeling of the risks associated with various forms of birth control on their packaging. They’ve got all the studies, all the arguments and all the proof lined up,…

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It’s still a man’s world

Once again the month of October is upon us with the full press of breast cancer awareness coming from nearly every angle one can imagine.  Personally, NFL players wearing pink shoes and gloves is a bit much for me.  And again, the contribution oral contraceptives make to increase breast cancer among younger women goes unstated,…

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Institute of Medicine recommends mandating a Culture of Death

Wednesday’s news was full of the newest recommendations on women’s “preventive healthcare” (my quotes – more in a moment). Working under the rules created by the new healthcare legislation, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) convened an expert panel to develop recommendations for preventative measures the federal government should mandate to all insurance carriers. Among the…

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