A popular and permanent form of birth control that hundreds of women say is causing severe adverse reactions has now become the latest cause of famed consumer advocate Erin Brockovich, who has launched a grassroots campaign against the procedure.
ABC News · ByKevin Dolak · 10/10/2013
She wanted to get her tubes tied, but her longtime doctor told her Essure was the better choice. Kummell read about the backlash to the procedure online and saw that famed but controversial environmental activist Erin
Dallas Observer · 7/25/2015
And then she became pregnant again. Essure has become the subject of a major medico-legal battle in the US, where celebrity lawyer Erin Brockovich has taken up the cause on behalf of aggrieved women who want to …
Stuff · 7/22/2015
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Erin Brockovich, the consumer activist famous for her multi-million dollar lawsuit against Pacific Gas and Electric Co. in 1993, has launched a campaign against a popular form of birth control that she says is unsafe for women. Brockovich has launched a ...
The Christian Post · ByKatherine Weber · 10/10/2013
Erin Brockovich, who was portrayed by Julia Roberts in a 2000 film, has recently been engrossed in a fight to get the birth control product, Essure, off the shelves. According to the activist, the permanent form of birth control has been causing severe ... · 10/11/2013
Erin Brockovich has been advocating for consumers for decades, and Essure — a newer form of permanent birth control for women — is the newest crusade for the famed muckracker. The name Erin Brockovich is forever associated with the film in which her ...
The Inquisitr · ByKim Lacapria · 10/11/2013
Consumer activist Erin Brockovich is speaking out against Essure, a form of birth control that she says is harming women and should be removed from the market. Brockovich set up a website to gather stories from women about the effects of the Essure
News Max · 10/10/2013
She was the single mother who took on corporate America and won. Julia Roberts played her in the Hollywood version of her life's work. Now Erin Brockovich is working to raise awareness about what she considers a dangerous method of permanent birth …
BBC · 6/24/2014
Is the IUD Essure harmful to women? Consumer advocate Erin Brockovich explains that this product is almost like a corkscrew -- when it's inserted into the fallopian tube, and scar tissue adheres around it. It's considered a permanent form of birth control ...
The Huffington Post · 11/26/2013
Activist and legal clerk Erin Brockovich, the woman portrayed by Julia Roberts in the 2000 Steven Soderbergh film, went on ABC News recently and said that the birth control Essure is not safe. The FDA approved procedure (since 2002) involves placing ...
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