BIG GIRL PANTS Podcast

The Risks of Birth Control - Part 1

August 25, 2021 Kimberly Shapiro/April Melton Season 2 Episode 18
BIG GIRL PANTS Podcast
The Risks of Birth Control - Part 1
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BIG GIRL PANTS Podcast
The Risks of Birth Control - Part 1
Aug 25, 2021 Season 2 Episode 18
Kimberly Shapiro/April Melton

Join April and Kimberly as they speak with Mike Gaskin, the author of "In The Name of The Pill". 

An excerpt from the back cover: 

"Fifty years passed between the time Dr. Kassouf and Dr. Reitzschel expressed their concerns about hormonal birth control. 

The decades between saw The Pill linked to ailments as diverse as: 

Breast Cancer 
Lupus 
Thyroid Disease 
Blood Clots 
Infertility 
Diabetes 
Suicide 
Multiple Sclerosis 
Crohn's Disease 
Migraines 
Strokes 
Heart Disease 
Hair Loss

This book examines the powerful forces that came together to give us birth control before it was proven safe, exposes the deceptive used to keep us in the dark, and explores the numerous chronic and deadly ways women's health has been sacrificed "In The Name of The Pill". 

Show Notes

Join April and Kimberly as they speak with Mike Gaskin, the author of "In The Name of The Pill". 

An excerpt from the back cover: 

"Fifty years passed between the time Dr. Kassouf and Dr. Reitzschel expressed their concerns about hormonal birth control. 

The decades between saw The Pill linked to ailments as diverse as: 

Breast Cancer 
Lupus 
Thyroid Disease 
Blood Clots 
Infertility 
Diabetes 
Suicide 
Multiple Sclerosis 
Crohn's Disease 
Migraines 
Strokes 
Heart Disease 
Hair Loss

This book examines the powerful forces that came together to give us birth control before it was proven safe, exposes the deceptive used to keep us in the dark, and explores the numerous chronic and deadly ways women's health has been sacrificed "In The Name of The Pill".