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The Real Erin Brockovich Takes on Bayer AG (BAYN.DE)'s Birth Control  
10/17/2013 9:03:49 AM

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Erin Brockovich, the activist made famous by Julia Roberts' portrayal in a 2000 blockbuster film, is taking on healthcare giant Bayer (PINK:BAYRY), saying the company's Essure birth control device has harmed women. Essure is a permanent form of birth control, comprised of flexible inserts that are implanted in the fallopian tubes where scar tissue forms around them and prevents the tubes.

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