Merck to pay $100m in NuvaRing contraceptive device settlement

There’s a creeping sameness to cases of drug companies caught apparently downplaying serious health risks of one of their products, and having to fork out millions to resolve  liability lawsuits,  while denying any ‘fault’. The latest is Merck and its contraceptive device containing hormones that increase the risk of blood clots – and premature death. … Read more