Yaz plaintiffs ask judge to weigh alleged FDA conflicts

Plaintiffs in the Yaz and Yasmin litigation are asking U.S. District Judge David Herndon to check out evidence of possible conflicts-of-interest on an FDA advisory panel that considered the pills' links to potentially dangerous blood clots. The panel voted to support the contraceptives, but allegations later surfaced that committee members had ties to the pills' manufacturer, Bayer. Report