Eileen Zalisk interviews Karen Cosden[sp?] about women and sex hormones. "Fighting the Crisis of Sex Hormones" will be the theme of an upcoming conference covering the drug DES (banned in 1973), which was prescribed to pregnant women to prevent complications during pregnancy but was shown to have numerous debilitating side effects, including cancer and birth defects, as well as other estrogen-based hormone drugs.
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