Amputee Blames Birth Control

An Oklahoma woman says a popular birth control is to blame for doctors having to amputate her arm.

Yaz was the top-selling birth control pill in 2008 and 2009. Sales have taken a hit following thousands of lawsuits filed on behalf of women who allege serious and sometimes deadly health complications from taking the popular medication, according to a report from our sister station KFOR in Oklahoma City.

Civil litigation documents potential side effects ranging from gall bladder trouble, to stroke, to death.

Brandy Armantrout, 32, started taking Yaz back in 2007. Last December she started to feel tingling in her left arm. Click here to read her full story from

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