FDA official resigns in protest

Susan Wood, director of FDA's Office of Women's Health, resigned today in protest against the agency's decision to yet again postpone its decision on the "morning after" pill:


I can no longer serve as staff when scientific and clinical evidence, fully evaluated and recommended for approval by the professional staff here, has been overruled .. The recent decision announced by the Commissioner about emergency contraception, which continues to limit women's access to a product that would reduce unintended pregnancies and reduce abortions, is contrary to my core commitment to improving and advancing women's health." [LINK via Daily Kos]
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