Women's Trials: The Approval of the First Oral Contraceptive Pill in the United States and Great Britain

@article{Junod2002WomensTT,
  title={Women's Trials: The Approval of the First Oral Contraceptive Pill in the United States and Great Britain},
  author={S. Junod and S. Marks},
  journal={Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences},
  year={2002},
  volume={57},
  pages={117 - 160}
}
  • S. Junod, S. Marks
  • Published 2002
  • Medicine
  • Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences
L'impact medical, social et politique de la pilule contraceptive orale aux Etats-Unis et en Grande-Bretagne est decrit 
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