3/2/2006

FDA access to birth control politicized

Filed under: — menk @ 7:23 am

Susan Wood the former assistant commissioner of women’s health at the Food and Drug Administration, voices her confusion as to why the FDA is stonewalling on approval of an effective birth control method for adults. Apparently the reasoning given by the FDA is that it is a creaky bureaucratic agency whose formerly scientific basis for such decisions has been tossed out in favor of making only decisions that are politically expeditious for the Administration.

When Politics Defeats Science

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