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is the new name for the National Research Center for Women & Families
. We promote the health and safety of adults and children by using the latest research-based information to encourage new, more effective treatments, programs, and policies. To read more about us, check for job openings and more, click here
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If you think Americans deserve good health care and successful companies should pay taxes, click here.
Why do we need the medical device tax? Click here
If you or a loved one have been harmed by a birth control pill or implant, click here.
Patient advocates from across the country joined us for a day of training to learn more about the FDA process and how patients can have their voices heard.
See a video of our groundbreaking conference with Harvard and AAAS here.
25 major medical groups recommended which medical tests you DON’T need. Why pay for tests that might even hurt you?
FDA asks if an antidepressant and an epilepsy drug should be taken to reduce hot flashes. We say no.
Read our testimony to the FDA about an antidepressant
and an epilepsy drug
for the treatment of hot flashes.
YAZ, Yasmin, Beyaz, and other drospirenone hormonal birth control pills have been found to put women at an increased risk for serious blood clots. Read why
. Or read about all your birth control options.
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