(Newser) – Erin Brockovich, whose fight to clean a water supply took her story to Hollywood, has a new target: pharmaceutical giant Bayer. Its Essure sterilization device permanently prevents pregnancy without surgery via nickel …
Two Missouri women, who claim the non-surgical sterilization device Essure caused painful and life-altering complications, have joined a grassroots online campaign led by activist Erin Brockovich to remove the device from the market. It used …
Erin Brockovich has recently taken up the anti-Essure cause. Jessica Grose Jessica Grose is a frequent Slate contributor and the author of the novel Sad Desk Salad. Follow her on Twitter. But is Essure any more dangerous than …
In February a citizens’ petition was lodged with the agency by the consumer activist Erin Brockovich asking for Essure to be withdrawn and alleging that Conceptus had fudged data and concealed adverse events. Unique The FDA's Obstetrics …
Famed lawyer Erin Brockovich, whose work in fighting Pacific Gas and Electric Co. has been popularized via a Julia Roberts flick, is trying to get Essure birth control method banned. According to ABC News, Brockovich has …
A few thousand women say permanent contraception device Essure produces agonizing pain. Essure says they're in the minority. Erin Brockovich is on the case. Ventura County Mother Tanya Lovis told CBS that she was "literally walking …
After extensive testing, the Food and Drug Administration said Essure was safe and put it in a class that exempts manufacturers -- in this case, Bayer -- from lawsuits. Now, environmental activist Erin Brockovich is taking on the …
Now Erin Brockovich is working to raise awareness about what she considers a dangerous method of permanent birth control - Essure. Essure is a quick, non-surgical, permanent method of sterilising women. The procedure involves …
The damaging side effects of the contraceptive Essure device has affected so many women that famed attorney Erin Brockovich is involved. MARY REZAC/CNA/EWTN NEWS WASHINGTON — A Philadelphia congressman is …