Birth Control May Be a Bitter Pill, Stroke Survivor Warns
October 18, 2013
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Marion Larat is the first woman in France to take the German pharmaceutical company Bayer to court over newer-generation birth control pills that caused her to have a stroke and left her severely handicapped.
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