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Health-Activism-1_small - still image

Health-Activism-1_small - still image

In 1969, journalist Barbara Seaman, the "muckraker for women's health," wrote The Doctors’ Case Against the Pill, the book which resulted first in a Senate hearing and then in the placement of a patient warning on oral contraceptives, the first on any prescription drug. She co-founded the National Women's Health Network that same year.

Institution: Barbara Seaman

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