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Martha Rosenberg: FDA Critic Stripped of Voting Rights at Birth Control Pill Hearings

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.
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