Bayer to phase out Essure birth control device in U.S.

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This is Ann Marie for totally New York. Economists are optimistic about growth in the second quarter. We're going to be looking really closely at the GDP report on Friday that's going to give us our first look at how the economy performed overall in the second quarter. GDP is one of several key reports out this week, Wall Street Journal reporter, Ben loop store f- joins us from Washington with a preview of the week ahead in just a moment. I, these news headlines. Oil industry executives are pointing to signs that international activity is picking up the chief executives of Schlumberger, and Baker Hughes, say, international customers are pursuing large projects and further exploration. Plus there are more equipment orders. Oil demand has been rising and is expected to hit one hundred million barrels a day soon, but concerns about global supply persist. Amid instability in Libya and Venezuela. Baier has announced it will stop selling its birth control implant ashore. Later this year, the company says the decision is due to declining sales, not safety and efficacy concerns about the permanent birth control device. Two years ago, the food and Drug administration required Bayer to add a warning to the device after studies linked it to pain and other health issues. America's factory towns were once predominantly democratic, but now the majority are controlled by Republicans Wall Street Journal, senior editor, Bob Davis says that's because manufacturing wants an industry of big cities like Pittsburgh and Cleveland has now shifted out of them. Manufacturing moved all over the country to eggs urban areas, twenty thirty miles outside of big cities. Next to highways. Those areas tended to be Republican and that sense. That's how the Republican party inherited and became the party of manufacturing. Davis says in nineteen Ninety-two fifteen of the twenty. Most manufacturing intensive congressional districts were controlled by Democrats. Now, all twenty of those districts are under Republican control. The Trump administration's efforts to roll back. The Affordable Care Act are creating divided healthcare landscape with some states fighting against the efforts and other supporting them. Some conservative leaning states are moving to impose work requirements on Medicaid. While those led by Democrats are working to preserve parts of the ACA like penalizing those who don't buy health insurance. The Trump administration has failed to repeal the.

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