Tag Archives: contraception

The Ethics of Becoming an Adult in a Health Research Setting in Africa

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series By Rose Mwangi It is three years since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reversed course to recommend that 11- to 12-year-old girls receive two doses of … Continue reading

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How did an OB-GYN in Puerto Rico become a key architect of the first birth control pill?

Choosing to Test: Dr. A. P. Satterthwaite and the First Birth Control Pill Clinical Trials in Humacao, Puerto Rico Event Flyer How did Adaline Pendleton Satterthwaite, an obstetrician-gynecologist (OB-GYN) working at a Protestant mission hospital in Puerto Rico, become one … Continue reading

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