Jeanne Lenzer and Keith Epstein


The Yaz Men: Members of FDA panel reviewing the risks of popular Bayer contraceptive had industry ties

Last month, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration convened a committee of medical experts to weigh new evidence concerning the potential dangers of drospirenone, a synthetic hormone contained in popular birth control pills including Bayer AG’s Yaz and Yasmin. In a decision that helped ensure the continued presence of these drugs on American pharmacy shelves,… Read more »