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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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Announcing the Fall 2016 Bioethics Brownbag & Webinar Series

The Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences at Michigan State University is proud to announce the 2016-2017 Bioethics Brownbag & Webinar Series, featuring a wide variety of topics from under the bioethics umbrella. The fall series will … Continue reading

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Dr. Mark A. Largent, Associate Dean of Lyman Briggs College, joins Brownbag Webinar Series

Reye’s Syndrome: A Medical Mystery and a Modern Dilemma Event flyer: Largent Flyer Throughout the 1970s and early 1980s, parents and physicians were terrified by the emergence of an apparently new ailment that left hundreds of children dead every year … Continue reading

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