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    Discuss DES or diethylstilbestrol as an example of a reproductive technology that went terribly wrong.

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    As you briefly explain how DES or diethylstilbestrol represents an example of a reproductive technology that went terribly wrong, DES was a classic case where women were misled and endangered. It was synthetic estrogen given to "...millions of pregnant women between 1938 and 1971. The drug was thought to prevent miscarriages"(Unit 1 5). It was advertised as a wonder drug of sorts and promised to be safe for mothers ...

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    Brief commentary and references are offered to denote DES or diethylstilbestrol as an example of a reproductive technology that went terribly wrong. A feminist view is advocated.

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