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Bayer Will Stop Selling the Troubled Essure Birth Control Implants

Published by THE NY TIMES By Sheila Kaplan Jul 20, 2018 — Bayer announced on Friday that it would discontinue sales of its Essure birth control implant by the end of the year, bowing to a lengthy campaign by health advocates and thousands of women to get the device off the market. The implant has had…

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Essure Birth Control Device Being Pulled From US Market

Published by CBS BOSTON, CNN By Susan Scutti, CNN July 23, 2018 at 12:09 pm — (CNN) — Bayer will no longer distribute or sell the Essure permanent birth control device in the United States after December 31, the company said Friday. Essure, the only non-surgical permanent form of birth control for women marketed in…

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Bayer’s Removal Of Contraceptive Device Essure Praised By Activists

Published by FORBES By  Tara Haelle – Contributor Jul 27, 2018, 05:50am — It’s the end of an era for Amanda Dykeman, one of the many women who has campaigned against the permanent contraceptive device Essure. Bayer, the device’s manufacturer, announced earlier this week that they will no longer sell or distribute the device in the US…

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Bayer paid doctors millions for questionable birth control device

Published by CNN By Elizabeth Cohen and Aaron Kessler, CNN Updated 8:07 AM ET, Fri July 27, 2018 — Petersburg, Indiana (CNN)When Christina Potts was looking for permanent birth control, she said, her doctor was a “cheerleader” for one option and one option only: Essure. Potts says the device, which is implanted in a woman’s fallopian tubes to…

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Private Pension Product, Sold by Felon, Wipes Investors Out

Published by THE WALL STREET JOURNAL July 23, 2018 530 a.m. ET By Jean Eaglesham Investors accuse Future Income Payments of taking them for more than $100 million Scott Kohn, a 64-year-old felon, ran a company from a Nevada strip-mall mailbox that investors claim took them for more than $100 million in losses. Mr. Kohn’s…

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Cleveland woman told embryos were destroyed months after being assured they were safe

Published by San Francisco Chronicle By Ariana Eunjung Cha, The Washington Post Published 5:14 pm PDT, Thursday, July 19, 2018 — Attorneys suing University Hospitals in Cleveland over the destruction of thousands of eggs and embryos on Thursday called for an independent monitor for the fertility clinic and accused the medical center of undermining the investigation by…

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UH Fertility Clinic Embryo Crisis News Conference Audio July 23rd, 2018

July 19, 2018: UH Fertility Clinic – ANOTHER Woman’s Frozen Embryos Were Lost In Cleveland Cryotank Disaster. News Conference with Joe Peiffer and Lydia Floyd.  Cleveland woman is told embryos were destroyed months after being assured they were safe Hidden Motive and Part of Wave of New Announcements to Patients? Letter Reversing Previous March 2018 Reassurance About…

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Family learns frozen embryos inviable months after UH said they were safe

Published by The Plain Dealer By Julie Washington, The Plain Dealer Updated Jul 20; Posted Jul 19 — BEACHWOOD, Ohio — A Cleveland-area family, told in March that their embryos were not harmed in the University Hospitals fertility freezer incident, learned this week that was not the case. A letter from UH, dated July 13, informed the family that…

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ANOTHER woman’s frozen embryos were lost in Cleveland cryotank disaster – despite being assured hers were not affected four months ago

Published by The Daily mail UK By NATALIE RAHHAL FOR DAILYMAIL.COM PUBLISHED: 17:00 EDT, 23 July 2018 | UPDATED: 19:39 EDT, 23 July 2018 — Another woman has been informed that frozen eggs donated to her were lost by University Hospitals in Cleveland – four months after the cryobank malfunction that cost 1,000 families their harvested eggs and embryos.  Back…