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1. Earp, BD, Sandberg, A, Savulescu, J. The medicalization of love. Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 2015;24:323–36.

2. See note 1, Earp et al. 2015, at 331.

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5. Jorgensen, PD. Pharmaceuticals, political money, and public policy: A theoretical and empirical agenda. Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 2013;14(3):562.

6. In considering initial prospects for change, Jorgensen, for example, has proposed “an agenda that would provide (a) a theoretical framework . . . with which to view pharmaceutical political power and (b) two empirical projects to document links between political money and pharmaceutical policy”; see note 5, Jorgensen 2013, at 565.

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8. Earp, BD, Sandberg, A, Savulescu, J. Brave new love: The threat of high-tech “conversion” therapy and the bio-oppression of sexual minorities. AJOB: Neuroscience 2014;5(1):412.

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