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Watchdog cites conflicts in calling for new Yaz panel

An independent watchdog group has asked the Food and Drug Administration to disregard a safety panel’s recommendation to keep the popular birth control drugs Yaz and Yasmin on the market, citing evidence that several panel members operated under conflicts of ...

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Litigation over birth control may produce 70 million pages of discovery

If you printed the 40 million pages of Yaz/Yasmin documents, they would weigh about 200 tons. Laid end-to-end, they’d cover more than 7,000 miles, attorneys for pharmaceutical giant Bayer point out. Stacked, they’d tower two-and-a-half miles high.

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