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Yaz Birth Control Pills Lawyers, Yasmin Lawsuit Lawyers Still Filing

Written by lisaspitzer on . Posted in California Yaz Attorney, Florida Yaz Lawyers, Yaz Helpline News

The Yaz birth control pills lawyers of the Yaz Helpline are filing lawsuits for women with strokes, pulmonary embolism and blood clots from Yaz.

If you took Yaz and suffered a blood clot related injury such as a DVT, a pulmonary embolism, a stroke or other blood clot related injury it is not too late to file a Yaz Lawsuit. Please contact us immediately so that we can arrange a free consultation with a Yaz Lawyer regarding your potential Yaz Lawsuit. Bayer’s Yasmin lawsuit settlement have risen to $402.6 million
By Jef Feeley and Naomi Kresge on July 31, 2012

    Bayer AG (BAYRY) said settlements of U.S. lawsuits over claims that its Yasmin line of birth-control pills caused blood clots in women have increased to more than $402 million.

Bayer, based in Leverkusen, Germany, has resolved almost 1,900 cases (BAYRY) in which it’s alleged that its Yasmin and Yaz contraceptives caused clots that can lead to heart attacks and strokes, the company said today in a stockholders’ newsletter. Bayer said it has paid $402.6 million in settlements of one category of clot cases, for an average of about $212,000 a case.

Bayer also more than doubled its reserve for Yaz cases, setting aside 496 million euros ($610.5 million), the company said. The drugmaker set aside a total of about 200 million euros in 2010 and 2011, according to securities filings.

“We believe we have made appropriate provisions for most of the cases we consider to be worthy of settlement with these accounting measures,” Bayer officials said in an e-mailed statement.

Drug-industry analysts, such as JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s Richard Vosser, have said Bayer may have to pay more than 2 billion euros to resolve all the cases over the pills.
Stronger Warnings

In April, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ordered Bayer and other contraceptive makers to strengthen blood-clot warnings on their products.

Pills like Bayer’s Yasmin, which contain a synthetic hormone called drospirenone, will have warning labels saying researchers found they may triple the risk for clots.

The FDA examined data on more than 835,000 women who took pills containing drospirenone, including Bayer’s Yasmin line, according to the FDA report. Yasmin was the No. 4 oral contraceptive in the U.S. in 2011, with 4.6 percent of the market as of September, according to data from IMS Health.

Bayer’s contraceptives generated $1.1 billion in sales in 2011, making them the drugmaker’s biggest-selling drugs after Betaseron, a multiple sclerosis medication and Kogenate, a medicine to treat hemophilia, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.
Revenue Forecast

Bayer released its stockholders’ newsletter on the same day it raised its 2012 revenue and earnings forecasts, citing increased sales of crop chemicals and drugs as well as favorable exchange rates.

Bayer said revenue will gain about 4 percent to 5 percent this year to 39 billion euros to 40 billion euros, excluding currency and portfolio changes. The company previously forecast a sales increase of about 3 percent.

Bayer’s American depositary receipts (BAYRY), each representing one ordinary share, rose 1.92 percent to $75.95 in over-the counter trading today in New York. Shares in Germany climbed 1.3 percent to 61.60 euros.
Beyond Insurance

The $610.5 million Bayer set aside this quarter is to pay the company’s costs beyond what insurance will cover for legal fees and accords, including cases that haven’t been settled, a spokesman, Guenter Forneck, said in a telephone interview today. Bayer isn’t disclosing the amount of its insurance coverage.

In the newsletter, the drugmaker’s executives said Bayer faced more than 12,000 lawsuits over the Yasmin line of contraceptives, including claims that they caused blood clots in some women and damaged gallbladders in others.

So far, Bayer has agreed to settle 1,877 cases in which women blame the company’s contraceptives for causing clots in their veins. “Such injuries are alleged in about 6,000 claims and therefore in fewer than half the cases served to date,” Bayer officials said in the publication.
‘Making Progress’

“This indicates they are making progress putting these Yaz suits over the vein clots behind them,” Carl Tobias, who teaches product-liability law at the University of Richmond in Virginia, said in a phone interview.

Michael Burg, a Denver-based lawyer for women suing over the Yasmin line, said Bayer has refused to settle cases alleging the contraceptives also caused clots in women’s arteries.

“Those cases involve some of the more serious injuries and we look forward to trying them,” he said in a telephone interview today.

The drugmaker is rejecting women’s claims that the contraceptives damaged their gallbladders or caused gallstones, Burg said.
Wave of Litigation

Since 2009, the German drugmaker has faced a wave of litigation over the birth-control pills. Lawyers suing the company cited FDA reports of at least 50 deaths tied to the pills from 2004 to 2008. Plaintiffs’ lawyers contend in court filings that Bayer officials marketed the contraceptives for unapproved uses and misled women about their risks.

The cases filed in federal courts were consolidated before U.S. District Judge David Herndon in East St. Louis, Illinois, for pretrial proceedings.

Herndon scheduled a series of trials so juries could begin weighing claims that Bayer and its units marketed Yaz and other contraceptives as safer than rivals’ products while knowing they posed a higher clot risk.
Settlement Progress

At Bayer’s suggestion, Herndon called in Stephen Saltzburg, a George Washington University law professor, to serve as a mediator. Saltzburg’s job was to explore the possibility of “settlements in this litigation,” Herndon said in a December order.

The judge put the trial schedule on hold while Saltzburg met with lawyers for the drugmakers and former Yaz users.

Saltzburg said earlier this month that settlement talks are continuing between the company and women’s lawyers and progress is being made in resolving cases.

“There are always some holdouts, but I think we will settle the bulk of these cases next year,” Saltzburg told an Illinois newspaper July 5.

The case is In re Yasmin and Yaz (Drospirenone) Marketing, Sales Practices and Product Liability Litigation, 09-md-02100, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois (East St. Louis).

 

Yaz Stories Are Horrific, Mothers are Losing Young Daughters to Yaz Blood Clots

Written by lisaspitzer on . Posted in Yaz Helpline News

At the Yaz Birth Control Pills Helpline we speak to mothers who have lost their daughters to Yaz. This evening I spoke to a mother in Louisiana who lost her 21 year old daughter due to a Yaz Bloot clot and Heart attack. This is a young 21 year old woman with her entire life ahead of her. I do not think there is any lawsuit that can mend that kind of anguish and pain. Yaz is a Birth control pill that many young college girls were taking. Yaz has been the central focus of lawsuits against the manufacturer Bayer for causing Blood clots, Pulmonary Embolism, heart attacks and strokes.  Mothers across america are filing lawsuits for their daughters who have either suffered the effects of Yaz or who are no longer here to tell their Yaz story.

Yaz and Yasmin both contain drospirenone, a new type of progestin that is not found in any other birth control pills in the United States other than generic versions. This unique “fourth” generation progestin has been cited as the likely cause of many side effects of the birth control pills in Yaz blood clot lawsuit and Yasmin blood clot lawsuit complaints filed against Bayer by women throughout the United States.

In a study published in August 2009 in the British Medical Journal, researchers found that pills containing drospirenone, such as Yaz and Yasmin, may increase the risk of women developing blood clots to 6.3 times that of women not on birth control. By comparison, women who took birth control pills with the older progestin, levonorgestrel, had a much lower risk of blood clots on birth control.

Yaz Stories From Mothers who lost their Daughters to Yaz

A Tennesse College Student

"Leah told me that she was scared, and that she was tingling all over. I told her it was going to be okay, that me and daddy was coming," said Mayfield.

Leah's mom and dad did not make it in time. Leah died less than an hour later after the call.

"You go in the room and there's your child, your baby girl lying on the stretcher," said Mayfield as she wiped away tears.

Texas resident Carrie Caliman George filed a wrongful death lawsuit after her daughter allegedly experienced a Yaz pulmonary embolism. George’s daughter, Cheri Malvern, started taking Yaz in August 2005. In March 2009, she switched to Yaz generic Ocella. She continued using Ocella until 2010 when she suffered a pulmonary embolism. On December 15, 2011, Malvern died.

There are many more stories just like theis from across the U.S.

If you have a loved one who has been injured by Yaz call the yaz Helpline today

 

Yaz Lawsuits and Settlements, You Must File Your Yaz Lawsuit Now

Written by lisaspitzer on . Posted in Yaz Helpline News, Yaz States News

Yaz Helpline is reaching out to all women with strokes, or embolism from Yaz. You must file your Yaz lawsuit today. The Yaz Helpline wants all injured women to understand that they may be running out of time.
Anyone who suffered a blood clot, DVT, stroke or Pulmonary Embolism after taking the drugs is urged to contact the Yaz Helpline lawyers.

The British Medical Journal published a report from The University of Copenhagen on October 25, 2011 which linked the chemicals in Yaz to blood clots. On October 27th, the FDA followed with its own study entitled "Combined Hormonal Contraceptives and the Risk of Cardiovascular Disease Endpoints" which found drugs like Yaz could increase the risk of blood clots, DVT and pulmonary embolism by as much as 74%.

Now, the Institute for Safe Medicine Practices’ QuarterWatch has released a study on May 31, 2012 that lists Yaz and Yasmin as the second-ranking drugs for adverse events reported to the FDA in 2011. Together, they resulted in 8,354 side-effect complaints.

Due to the number of claims filed by Yaz patients, a federal Multi-District Litigation court was established in Illinois to handle lawsuits from those affected. The formal case is known as Yasmin and Yaz (Drospirenone) Marketing, Sales Practices and Products Liability Litigation (MDL No. 2100). The court estimates as many as 11,000 patients have filed a claim.

Bloomberg News reported on April 13, 2012 that Bayer would begin settling Yaz lawsuits at approximately $220,000 per case. In its first quarter Stockholders’ Newsletter for 2012, Bayer stated it had paid $142 million to settle more than 600 Yaz cases so far.

Now, The Madison Record has reported on July 11, 2012 that Stephen Saltzburg, the special master appointed to oversee settlement negotiations for the federal MDL case, estimates as many as 1,500 settlements have been reached for Yaz lawsuits and negotiations could be concluded within a year.

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Anyone affected by blood clots, stroke, DVT or pulmonary embolism after taking Yaz should learn their legal rights as soon as possible.

Victims will also be required to submit proper medical records and paperwork. The  yaz Helpline  recommends lawyers and law firms who are Yaz lawsuits  experienced MDL litgators

So Many Drugs and Devices Hurting Women, The Vaginal Mesh, Mirena IUD, Yaz, Yasmin, NuvaRing

Written by lisaspitzer on . Posted in Yaz Helpline News

Is the Vaginal Mesh the Dow Breast Implant of 2012, Women are suffering from Vaginal mesh Implants and Yaz and Yasmin, NuvaRing and the Mirena IUD. When will women stop being the target of manufacturers who put profits over people.

Written by lisaspitzer on March 26, 2012. Posted in Stories and Sharing

Lisa Spitzer MSW who runs the Transvaginal mesh helpline has heard many "horror stories" Equal to the Horror stories, if not worse, then silicone breast implants.

"It is important for woman to share their stories and find a support from others " The emotional and physical ramifications of these Transvaginal Mesh surgical implants, silicone breast implants, Mirena IUD, NuvaRing and other devices are severe" "These helplines assit women in locating a lawyer but, there is more to this then just legal advise and filing a  lawsuit" Monetary damages cannot reverse some  of the life changing  stories I am hearing" There are damaging physical and psychological effects from these surgical  implants that are far reaching. Many women cannot have sexual intercourse as a result of this mesh surgical procedure  which can effect the stability of a marriage. Others cannot drive a car any longer,visit and play with their grandchildren or take part in  the joys of life the mesh was promised to help with. The Silicone breast implants have caused severe auto immune system diseases and disfigurement""Yaz has caused embolisms and strokes in young women and the Mirena IUD has severe complications".

By COURTNEY HUTCHISON, ABC News Medical Unit The Vaginal Mesh Fiasco
Sept. 9, 2011

What was supposed to be a simple surgery to relieve bloating and constipation turned into a living nightmare for Linda Gross, 46, of Watertown, S.D.

Gross experienced pelvic organ prolapse, a condition in which the organs of the pelvis begin to shift because of a weakened pelvic wall. Her doctor implanted Gynecare Prolift, a relatively new type of surgical mesh, into her pelvic wall through incisions made in her vagina.

Ever since that implantation in 2006, Gross says she has had urinary complications, constant pain and swelling as her body continues to reject the mesh. She says she can't sit for more than 20 minutes, she can't have sex with her husband, she can't be active for more than a few minutes at a time. Twelve surgeries have failed to remove all the mesh or relieve her pain and swelling.

"It's horrible. There are unknown amounts of the mesh still in me. I have extreme pain. It feels like the inside of my vaginal wall is on fire," Gross told ABCNews.com. "I wouldn't wish this on anyone."

The following are problems linked to transvaginal mesh:

        Bleeding
        Infection
        Mesh erosion through the vagina
        Organ perforation
        Pain
        Pain during sexual intercourse
        Urinary problems

There have been horrors of disease and disfigurement associated with toxic breast implants.
Symptoms of Silicone toxicity from Silicone breast Implants

Typical symptoms associated with silicone illness (also called "silicone poisoning" or "silicosis") include cognitive dysfunction, short-term memory loss, Sjogren's syndrome (dryness in the glands, such as the mouth, kidneys, eyes, and lungs), scleroderma, rheumatoid arthritis, dermatom-yositis, severe joint and muscle pain, incapacitating fatigue, swollen lymph glands, skin problems, peripheral numbness, multiple allergies, headaches, hair loss, sunlight sensitivity, central nervous system disorders (similar to multiple sclerosis), and others.

Complications from the vaginal Mesh

With the vaginal mesh there have been reports of recurring prolapse, vaginal scarring, vaginal shrinkage, and emotional problems related to the vaginal mesh. These complications often result in a patient requiring additional treatment, including surgery and further hospitalization.

The mesh helped keep the organs in place, but indications are that the transvaginal mesh harmed more than it helped. Some women who had the vaginal mesh surgery using it have reported "painful sexual intercourse, infections, urinary problems, overall discomfort, and bleeding, usually from the mesh eroding through the stitched tissue or from skin contracting tightly around it." Last year, 75,000 women had the vaginal form of the corrective surgery, and in the past two years, adverse event reports to the FDA have quintupled.

The FDA has also received reports that three women died in connection with the vaginal mesh surgery, and several other women are suing the device makers. One of their transvaginal mesh lawyers, who represents 75 patients, told the Globe, "It is unfortunate that the FDA came to these conclusions after all these people get hurt.''

If you would like to share your Vaginal mesh or siliconee breast Implant  story we would like to hear from you. If you have complications from the prolapse mesh,surgical mesh implants or disease form silicone breast implants contact us.

Over 300,000 women have been implanted with vaginal mesh surgical devices and many of them are failing and woemn are suffering.

"This may be even larger in scope then the Breast Implant horror" says Lisa Spitzer Msw who mangages the Vaginal Mesh Helpline.

Many women are suffering and they are having trouble finding doctors to remove the mesh. Although there are no related diseases lke the silicone breast implants the vaginal mesh causes servere pain and many women have had their lives altered. "It effects the marital conjugal relationship and many marriages are breaking up" Says Spitzer. "The complications are severe and women are suffering"

“Consumers are justifiably upset when their cars, toasters, andbaby food bottles are recalled,” wrote Dr. Rita Redberg and Dr. Sanket Dhruva of the University of California, San Francisco, in an editorial accompanying the study. “Recalls make us all question the safety of the products we take for granted. But what aboutthe products permanently implanted inside our bodies?”. Unfortunately, products like vaginal mesh and faulty breast implants manufactured by the now-defunct French company Poly Implants Protheses SA, were cleared for use too quickly, resulting in disastrous consequences for women who were implanted with the devices. The French breast implants were not cleared for use in the U.S.

"Thousands of women have been left severely damaged by an implanted  vaginal mesh  to treat problems following childbirth, hysterectomy, or urinary incontinence."

"As a result  we are  now facing a crisis on a par or maybe even more far reaching ,  then claims for leaking silicone breast implants in the Nineties. "Says Spitzer.

"And Now we have a new one called the Mirena IUD. The Mirena is gravitating from its's original position and becoming embedded in the uterus and harming nearby organs.". Between Yaz, Yasmin, Fosamax, Vaginal mesh, Bladder sling and many others women are suffering nationwide and must seek justice"

Yaz Birth Control Pill Helpline, Fighting For Justice For Women Nationwide

Written by lisaspitzer on . Posted in Florida Yaz Lawyers, Yaz Helpline News, Yaz States News

Yaz Birth Control Pills Helpline Is reaching out to women who have been severely injured by Yaz. Yaz causes Blood Clots in young women a very vulnerable age. Yaz lawyers are filing more Yaz lawsuits for yaz injury. Bayer has begun settlements for Yaz Bloodclots. Now is the time for women injured by Yaz to step forward and claim what is due them.

Yaz  Blood Clot  Lawyers Fighting  are fighring along side the Yaz Helpline to bring justice to women whose lives have been destroyed by these Yaz and yasmin birth control pills.

Millions of women need  take  birth control pills  to  avoid unwanted pregnancy. Two of these  Yaz and Yasmin cause blood clots and related medical problens such as stroke, pulmonary embolism and deep vein thrombosis.

 Reports of serious Yaz side effects and Yasmin side effects are out there on blogs and chat rooms, and the problems associated with these medications are not only dangerous, but in some cases fatal.

Yaz and Yasmin are both manufactured by Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals, one of the largest drug companies in the world. As is the Mirena IUD currently in the news as well. Yasmin was originally approved for use in the United States by the FDA in 2001, and Yaz followed its predecessor in 2006 with a slightly different formula.
Yaz and Yasmin Side Effects

 

    Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) – DVT is an otherwise rare condition where a blood clot forms deep inside the tissue of the body, usually in the leg. Eventually, this clot will break off and travel through the body before settling in the lungs or brain causing a potential stroke.
    Pulmonary Embolisms – Pulmonary embolisms are extremely dangerous blood clots that appear in the lungs. Some of these blood clots form directly in or near the lungs and others are move  there after forming somewhere else in the body.
 The Yaz helpline wants to hear from all women injured by Yaz or their family, mothers or Husbands. We must seek justice.
 

Yaz Helpline Seeking Women with Blood Clots, Do Not Be Left Behind, Yaz Lawsuits

Written by lisaspitzer on . Posted in Yaz Helpline News

Nationwide Yaz Helpline is reaching out to women and parents of young women who have gotten blood clots from Yaz or Yasmin. If you or a loved one has blood clots, gotten a stroke, pulmonary embolism or heart attach from Yaz or Yasmin you must call the Yaz Helpline today. The statutes of limitations are running very close in some states. We do not want you to be left out.

The Yaz Helpline for Women informs that Bayer Pharmaceuticals has annonced a settlement for blood clots form yaz victims. The first round is settling for over $200,000 per claimant. This is good news for all litigations of dangerous drugs and medical devices harming women. Vaginal Mesh helpline has expanded resources to help women injured by other Drugs and Medical devices. With so many drugs and medical devices harming women we see a need for additional helplines. Th Fda Has issued increased warnings on labeling for yaz for strokes, blood clots and pulminary embolism.

The Yaz Helpline and Yaz Lawyers are pleased to announce  Bayer, has agreed to pay out at least $110 million to settle 500 lawsuits involving Yaz blood clots. News of the settlements comes at a time when the Yaz  lawsuit total exceeds 11,000, with plaintiffs claiming the birth control pill resulted in dangerous Yaz blood clots. The FDA has increased the details of warnings on Yaz labeling to include increased risk of strokes. We can expect justice. Victims of Yaz, It is not too late for you. If you have not filed a claim contact us immediately. yaz can cause wrongful death.

Call  the Yaz Yasmin Helpline Speak to a female Social Worker and be connected to a Yaz lawyer

Many Studies show Yaz linked to Blood Clots

two new studies recently published in the British Medical Journal, which concluded that women ages 15-44 taking birth control pills containing the synthetic progestin, drospirenone, are more likely to develop blood clots deep in the veins of the leg (venous thromboembolism), than women using birth control pills containing the common progestin levonorgestrel. The studies reported that the risk of developing blood clots for women taking the drospirenone-containing pills may be two to three times greater than those who take other pills. Yaz is one of these drugs.

Yaz New Warnings  April 2012

In an announcement released April 10, 2012, the FDA stated that new warnings about the risk of blood clots will now be required on the labels of birth control pills that contain the progestin “drospirenone.” Yaz, Yasmin, Beyaz, and Safyral will now carry warnings detailing recent studies that suggest these pills may carry a slightly higher risk of Yaz blood clots

Yaz side effects include:
• Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
• Pulmonary embolism (PE)
• Blood clots
• Stroke
• Heart attack

Yaz Alert

Warnings have linked various birth control drugs and devices to serious injuries and even death:

   Yasmin®
   Yaz®
   Ocella®

Yaz Injuries

   Deep Vein Thrombosis
   Pulmonary Embolism
   Stroke
   Heart Attack
   Wrongful Death
   Blood Clot Related Injuries
   Kidney Failure
   Gallbladder Injury/Removal

 Call  the Yaz Helpline for a Yaz lawyer with experience in birth control drug lawsuits toevaluate your claim. Many women around the United States have suffered from life-threatening Yaz,Ocella and Yasmin birth control side effects. The manufacturer can be held liable.
The Woman's Yaz Helpline is here for women suffering from Yasmin and Yaz  Blood Clots

Texas Judge Blocks rule to exclude Planned Parenthood from Womens Services, Yaz to Poor Women

Written by lisaspitzer on . Posted in Indiana Yaz Lawyer, North Carolina Yaz lawyer, Tennessee, Texas Yaz Lawyer

 Yaz  given to many young Poor women for Birth Control.  Yaz Lawsuit Settlements have Begun for Lawyers Filing Blood Clots, Pulmonary Emblism and stroke Lawsuits from Yaz. Planned Parenthood cannot be blamed for A manufactures negligence. We wonder if this massive administering of birth control is a good idea. Wisconsin, North Carolina, Tennessee and Indiana, in addition to Texas, have all moved to block Planned Parenthood from receiving taxpayer money. Planned Parenthood id an important aide to the communiies for which it Provides Womans services.

Texas cannot exclude Planned Parenthood from health program-judge
Publish date: Apr 30, 2012

Last Updated: 2012-04-30 18:35:20 -0400 (Reuters Health)

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – A federal judge on Monday temporarily blocked a new Texas rule that would have excluded Planned Parenthood clinics from offering women's health services for the poor in the state because the organization provides abortions.

The ruling by U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel in favor of Planned Parenthood means thousands of women enrolled in the Texas Women's Health Program who go to its clinics will not be required to find new healthcare providers, at least for now.

"The court is particularly influenced by the potential for immediate loss of access to necessary medical services by several thousand Texas women," Yeakel said in a 24-page ruling.

The preliminary injunction is a big win for Planned Parenthood, which has been under siege in several states by abortion opponents. In the past year alone, states including Wisconsin, North Carolina, Tennessee and Indiana, in addition to Texas, have all moved to block Planned Parenthood from receiving taxpayer money.

"For many women, we are the only doctor's visit they will have this year," Cecile Richards, president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, said in a statement. "This ruling affirms what women have known all along: politics simply doesn't have a place in women's health."

The state Health and Human Services Commission will comply with the order and will work with the state attorney general to determine its next steps, spokeswoman Stephanie Goodman said.

"We remain confident that federal law gives states the right to establish criteria for Medicaid providers," Goodman said.

Texas Governor Rick Perry and some Republican lawmakers have said they would rather eliminate the women's healthcare program entirely than direct money to Planned Parenthood clinics.

The Texas program, which is part of the federal-state Medicaid program, provides cancer screenings, birth control and other health services to more than 100,000 low-income women.

The program does not pay for abortions or allow abortion providers to participate in the program. The new Texas state rule would ban program money from going to affiliates of abortion providers.

BAN ON AFFILIATES

State law has included that ban on affiliates since the program began in 2007, but the state did not enforce it. Texas notified the federal government last year that it intended to begin enforcing the ban, effectively excluding Planned Parenthood from the program.

According to Planned Parenthood, about 49% of the women who received services through the program in 2010 obtained some services through a Planned Parenthood provider. Planned Parenthood said it would lose about $13.5 million of annual funding for preventive care and family planning if the rule is applied, forcing it to close clinics and lay off staff.

Texas has already made deep cuts in other family-planning programs. As a result, state subsidies that once provided low-cost birth control to 220,000 women a year now cover fewer than 60,000 women a year.

The federal government pays for 90% of the cost of the Texas Women's Health Program, which serves low-income women of reproductive age who do not qualify for regular Medicaid coverage. Texas puts up just $4 million a year.

Critics object to Planned Parenthood receiving taxpayer money, which cannot be used to provide abortions, arguing that a steady stream of government grants provide an indirect subsidy by helping pay utility bills and keep doctors on staff.

Planned Parenthood is the nation's largest abortion provider, terminating about 330,000 pregnancies a year.

It gets about a third of its revenue – $360 million in 2009 – from government grants to provide birth control, gynecological exams and care for sexually transmitted diseases to low-income women.

yaz wyoming lawyers for Blood clots from Yaz, Yaz Birth Control Pills helpline

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Casper, Cheyenne, Gillette,  Laramie WYoming yaz lawyers for yaz lawsuits for Blood Clots from yaz.

Yaz and other new birth control brands will be printed with blood clot risk warning labels, the U.S Food and Drug Administration announced.

Recent studies have found that Drospirenone-containing birth control pills have a higher risk of causing blood clots than other pills, which contain progestin. byer is starting payoffs for yaz injury and death. Call the yaz Helpline today, Yaz Birth control pills helpline for blood clots, heart attack, Pulmonary embolism, deep vein thrombosis.. Lawyers for yaz injury.

 

overview of Drugs and medical devices harming Women, Yaz, Yasmin, Blood Clots

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           Yaz Causes Blood Clots, Pulmonary embolism, deep vein thrombosis, stokes and heart attacks. Yaz has destroyed the future of many young women and some have died. Fosamax was tauted as the cure all to poor bone density and osteoporosis. Doctors. lured by pharmaceutical company representatives. Imagine a drug for Osteoporosis causing femur fractures. It is almost an oxymorone. As we move along we have Yaz and Yasmine birth control pills. These were taken by young women to offer more freedom. Bayer had special parties where young wome were convinced the these drugs would help their social life. Many social service organizations were offering these to prevent unwanted pregnancy and college campuses were offering a new found sexual freedom. In the age of liberation this was the wonder drug until the complications set in and college girls  were ending up in emergency rooms. Mothers were losing daughters and young women were having their lives dramatically altered by pre-mature strokes and heart attacks. it appeared the chemical base of Yaz and Yasmin increased the potassium in the blood. Postassium effects the rhythm of the heart and heart attacks were occuring. Yaz and Yasmin also caused blood clots, deep vein thrombosis and pulmnary embolisms in young women. Many just girls barely starting a college life

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       History moves along and even the DePuy Hip Replacement, a metal on metal hip replacement recalled for its's vast need for revision surgery effects women more then men. Apparently ithe smaller frame of a women makes the device more prone to problems in the female statute.

      And here come the biggest disaster for women, the various vaginal mesh devices for urinary incontinence and uterine, bladder and bowel prolapse. This mesh device is made of a Prolene plastic synthetic fiber and apparently is not holding up. Wome across the country are screaming the horrors of the vaginal mesh. They are in severe pain. Some describe it as razor blades. The mesh is eroding thru the vaginal wall and at times itnot the bladder and bowel. having it removed appears to have its issues as well. Women can no longer have sexual intercourse and marriages are breaking up. Women cannot work and are losing their jobs and health insurance.  Even if there was a Doctor to help they have not money to pay for it. Last but not least we have the Mirena IUD. Apparently the Mirena Slicone IUD. Sound familiar?

The Mirena silicone IUD is showing side effects very reminiscent of the old Dow Silicone breast implants. We also have women prone to breast cancer who should not be implanted with it and the estrogen component is showing evidence of Breast cancer in some women. And last but not least it is gravitating out of position and effecting other near by organs by cutting or severing .

All in all we have many medical devices and drugs effecting women. When a women trusts a doctor it is devastating to find out they were harmed. Women are becoming depressed with sever emotional ramifications from devastating illness and complications. Many feel their loves have been ruined. Chat room are full of "MY experience " with—-. These stories are not pretty and many are stories of loss and a life ruined.

And one must continue to watch in awe as our T.V screens are filled with lawyers seeking to vindicate these women. Many are quite sensitive to the issues. We see one after the other. So many of these are the drugs and devices that harm women. can a dollar settlement help a ruined life?

Teen Blood clots From yaz are Destroying Lives, Parents are Out raged, yaz lawyers Filing lawsuits

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Teen says blood clot after taking Yaz destroyed her life

 

 

Courtesy of Lynsey Lee

Lynsey Lee, 19, was diagnosed two years ago with a blood clot in her left lung, months after she began taking the birth control pill Yaz.

 

 

Lynsey Lee hoped Yaz would relieve her severe menstrual cramping and pelvic pain, so she began taking the birth control pills when she was only 16. But, instead of getting better, she started experiencing extreme mood swings, nausea and even more pain.

“I got really, really sick,” says Lee, now 19, of White Bluff, Tenn. “I was just constantly throwing up, and it was getting hard to breathe sometimes.”

Then, she started having unbearable chest pains that sent her to the hospital what seemed like every few days. Doctors initially couldn’t figure out what was wrong. “They kept telling me that it was just my body getting used to the medicine,” she says. “Finally, [when I was 17] I just stopped taking it.”

Later that year, after numerous medical exams, doctors diagnosed a blood clot lodged in her left lung. During one emergency room visit, doctors asked Lee what would become a life-changing question for thousands of young women like her: “Have you ever taken Yaz?”

Now, she is among the more than 10,000 American women who have filed class action lawsuits or claims against the German pharmaceutical giant Bayer, which makes Yaz, a popular birth control pill. Thousands more claims are expected. In documents released Tuesday, the Food and Drug Administration raised questions and other similar pills, including life-threatening blood clots, and said warning information should appear on labels for doctors and patients.

Thursday, the FDA's panel of experts agree  that current labeling on the medications isn't enough and should be updated with more information on the risks. But that news comes too late for Lee.