Advocating Safety in Healthcare E-Sisters (ASHES) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization fighting for improved medical device safety and regulations through public education and political advocacy.
Speak Up! Be Counted!
ASHES president Angie Firmalino was featured in the Netflix documentary The Bleeding Edge. See her personal story, along with how she and the E-Sisters fought to get a dangerous medical device off the market—and won!
Have you experienced a side effect from a prescription or had any difficulties due to a medical device? File a report with the FDA's MedWatch program or call 1-800-332-1088 to request a reporting form.
Watch The Bleeding Edge, available now on Netflix!
We don't know how strong we are until being strong is the only choice we have
Disclaimer: Diagnosis of health/medical conditions are not
made at this web site, ashesnonprofit.com, or by any of its associates. Our
mission is a grass roots informational movement. No diagnosis is provided.
Information contained on this web site or any website is not a substitute for a
consultation and physical examination by a physician. Only discussion of your
individual needs with a qualified physician will determine the best method of
treatment for you. You are advised to obtain the services of a physician or
health care professional if the need for medical treatment is indicated.
The information and materials on this web site are provided
for informational purposes only, do not constitute medical advice and are not
guaranteed to be accurate, complete, comprehensive, correct, up-to-date, and
the women of ASHES do not endorse opinions that may be presented on it. The
information is subject to change from time to time without notice. Ashesnonprofit.com
is not responsible for any actions resulting from the use of this information
by any person.
The views and opinions expressed at this site, in the media,
articles or postings and comments on this community site blogs, forums, chats,
discussion boards, etc… are solely the opinions of the original source who
express them and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of ashesnonprofit.com
or any of its associates. The views expressed and materials presented represent
the personal views of individual members making the statement.
This site contains links to other web sites and resources on
the Internet. Those links are provided as aids to help you identify and locate
other Internet resources that may be of interest to you, and are not intended
to state or imply that we sponsor, are affiliated with, or are associated with
the entities or individuals that are reflected in the links. The links are
provided for the convenience of the reader and not as an endorsement of their
contents. If you have a comment or complaint about something you have seen on this
web site, please Contact Us as firstname.lastname@example.org.