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overheard

Proper is a word forged by men who would seek to enslave us with it. Advertisements

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Mammograms for Medicaid

For low-income women, living in a state that expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act means you’re more likely to get a mammogram for breast cancer screening. According to new research, low-income women living in states that expanded Medicaid by … Continue reading

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Advances against HIV/AIDS

With all the buzz that PrEP has been receiving lately and the recent recognition of World AIDS Day on December 1st, some data out of the CDC regarding the fight against HIV and AIDS received surprisingly little press. On December … Continue reading

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World AIDS Day

If Charlie Sheen’s recent announcement has done any good, it has at the very least once again turned the spotlight on HIV and AIDS. Each year, December 1st World AIDS Day, to remind the world of the incredible success in … Continue reading

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jerk of the week

Partly because it’s been awhile since I’ve called out a politician for being an idiot, but Jeb Bush really stepped in it this week. If you haven’t been paying attention to the news, there’s been a lot of controversy surrounding … Continue reading

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Over the counter birth control?

The junior senator from Colorado is embarking on some rather unusual territory for a Republican – Cory Gardner is leading a new push to allow women to purchase birth control without a prescription. Interestingly, Gardner’s bill has received support from … Continue reading

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overheard

She’s not staring at my ass, and I’m not staring at her beard.

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