ETA VENTING: Main Page: It's final: The AP reports enough claimants have agreed, and Merck will settle with thousands of women over allegations about the safety of NuvaRing. The pharma giant will shell out $100 million, but (according to earlier reports) admitted no fault and says there's "substantial" evidence the contraceptive is safe.

What the fuckety fuck fuck fuck , MEN/SCIENCE? It's been 45 fucking years since easily accessible birth control for women has been a fucking thing. I got an IUD in 1972, a Lippes Loop, which was painful as hell and I got pregnant despite it (and had the most awesome son in the world). WHY IS IT SUCH A THING THAT…