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Susan Bell is the author of “DES Daughters: Embodied Knowledge and the Transformation of Women’s Health Politics”

See the "DES Daughters" Book... by Susan Bell... on PinterestIn DES Daughters, Susan Bell recounts the experiences of this generation of “victims.” In moving, heartfelt narratives, she presents the voices of those women who developed cancer, those who were cancer-free but have concerns about becoming pregnant, and those who suffered other medical and/or reproductive difficulties.

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History of the long-term Health Effects linked to prenatal Exposure to the DES Drug

History of the long-term Health Effects linked to prenatal Exposure to the DES DrugDr. Hoover describes the history of the long-term health effects linked to prenatal exposure to the DES drug.

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Please sign the petition Let’s all convince Eli Lilly to adequately deal with the Reality of their Disaster – Time for Actions

Some Steps People can take to reduce their Exposure to Breast Cancer causing Chemicals …

Everyday Chemicals Raise Breast Cancer Rates

Everyday Chemicals Raise Breast Cancer Rates

Ever since we have routinely added synthetic chemicals to everyday household and personal care products, the breast cancer rate among women in the UK has risen dramatically, says Breast Cancer UK, a British charity.

These chemicals are everywhere though…
it sounds like mission impossible to stay away from them!
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October 2012

Even a Short Burst of Exercise can improve Memory in Seniors who exhibit Minor Cognitive Impairment

Participants were given a memory test one hour after exercise

Even a Short Burst of Exercise can improve Memory in Seniors who exhibit Minor Cognitive ImpairmentWhile prior studies have analyzed the effect of regular exercise on cognitive function and health as we age, a new study examines how a short session of intense exercise impacts memory skills.

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Regular Mammograms may reduce Breast Cancer Mortality by 49%

Regular mammograms may reduce breast cancer mortality by almost 50%Women who took Diethylstilbestrol DES and those who were exposed to the drug prenatally have an increased risk of breast cancer after age 40! Yet very few doctors know about DES as a risk factor and mammograms are not prescribed under the age of 50 in the UK unless breast cancer runs in your family …

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Eli Lilly lawsuit – When the Melnick sisters reached a settlement with the drug company

The settlement, for an undisclosed sum, was reached ­on Day Two, after the first witness in the case, a Harvard public health doctor, testified that the drug DES, which was promoted by Lilly as a way to prevent miscarriages had indeed been shown to cause cancer. It also came ­after a lawyer for the sisters ­argued that Lilly had failed to test the drug’s effect on fetuses before promoting it.

Is a Settlement good enough?

…we believe the settlement is in the best interest of the company…   …settling this trial helps us get back to what we want to focus on as a company; developing important new medications through research and partnerships with doctors and patients…

Eli Lilly statement said. So, in other words: “we can’t care less, that will keep them quiet and in the meantime we’ll continue to poison people” …
As a DES Daughter  , I feel disgusted but happy for the Melnick sisters!

Rethink Breast Cancer presents: Your Man Reminder

This app gives you regular reminders from hotties to check your breasts

That will put a smile on your face! Today, there are many risk factors that have contributed to more women being diagnosed with breast cancer (diethylstilbestrol is one of them) so let this hot guy show you how to give your breasts some TLC. and enjoy this great video 😉

BPA : French researchers say they have uncovered new Risks

Like DES, BPA is a synthetic oestrogen with similar to identical effects on the human bodyOur study is the first to show that BPA can alter thyroid function of pregnant animals and their offspring in a long-gestation species with similar regulation of thyroid function as humans” said Catherine Viguié, PhD, of Toxalim, Research Centre in Food Toxicology in Toulouse, France and lead author of the study.

Read Study Links BPA to Lower Thyroid Function

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Eli Lilly lawsuit – When the Melnick sisters’ trial began – The McCarthy family interview

Watch DES Activist and DES Daughter Caitlin McCarthy with her DES mother discuss the Melnick sisters‘ trial after the opening statements on January 09, 2013

Silent Trauma: Judith Barrow’s new fiction book based on Stilboestrol drug

Silent Trauma: Judith Barrow's new fiction book based on Stilboestrol drug

The next big thing is Judith Barrow’s new book called “Silent Trauma”, a fiction built on fact around the DES story – Four women fight back, leading the way for other women …

The Story of Silent Trauma is fiction – the facts are real

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