Other women made it happen. Thousands volunteered for clinical trials at numerous sites in the United States and other countries. They suffered the side effects and risks of the initial high-dose pill and endured the many intrusive tests the studies required. Without their participation, there would have been no data to present to the FDA.
– Elaine Tyler May
- The Chronicle of Higher Education has an excellent article about the birth control pills in celebration of the 50 year anniversary of FDA approval. Unfortunately, you have to sign in to see it, so I made the post quote my favorite quote from the article.
- The Sconz does a bit of in-depth research and overturns crime involving a white person. Post is in response to this nutty discussion.
- Virginia’s Attorney General is trying to stop science with subpoenas.
- Marquette appears to have revoked a job offer because the candidate is a lesbian.