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Internal Documents Show Bayer Underreported Essure Injuries

internal documents show bayer underreported essure injuriesA trove of new documents finally made public show that Bayer did not report a significant number of the reports of injuries it received over its Essure contraceptive device. Touted as a safe alternative to surgical sterilization, Essure would, instead, leave tens of thousands of women with intense bleeding and unbearable pain.

A legal maneuver by advocacy group Public Justice led to the release of the information. The hundreds of pages ...

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New Look at Long-Term Essure Data Adds Fuel to Fire

The female contraceptive market is a crowded one. A variety of options exist, each one tailored to meet a woman’s specific needs or desires for her particular contraceptive method. Some are physical, some are chemical, and others use a combined approach. As a result, a conversation with a physician or gynecologist about contraception can run the gamut.

About 13 years ago, one of the methods that would have come up during such a conversation was Essure. Essure is a small coil ...

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