Doctor Prescribing Fake Abortion-Reversal Pill Shown to be Lying about Credentials

Last Thursday, an expository report by The Guardian revealed that Doctor George Delgado has been falsely claiming an affiliation with University of California San Diego medical school (UCSD) while he has been prescribing medication that he claimed would reverse a medication abortion. Despite UCSD requesting that he stop affiliating himself with the university one year ago, he continued to use their name as a credential, listing himself as a Voluntary Associate Clinical Professor at their School of Medicine. Delgado has been offering a reversal procedure to medication abortions that requires people to take a significant dose of progesterone after they take the first of two doses of the abortion pill. This treatment has been labeled “unproven and unethical” by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. The FDA-approved abortion pill accounts for 31% of abortions in the United States, and has been proven by medical professionals to have no available research procedure. Eight states have passed laws requiring doctors to inform patients that a medication abortion is reversible, despite repeated statements from doctors explicitly calling these claims false. North Dakota is the most recent state to enact similar legislation, passing a law that forces doctors to tell patients about the […]

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