On Monday I mentioned the need to access and understand the full text of research studies in order to properly evaluate them. Last … Read
Blog Posts: Politics
Double Dose: Sexism in Film and Culture; Postpartum Depression Law Evaluated in N.J.; Breast Cancer Detection Depends on Doctor
A Culture Saturated in Sexism: "If you believe many of this year's movies, tabloids and blogs, one of the most terrifying sights is … Read
Writing at the Huffington Post, Cristina Page offers these statistics: 98 percent of American women have done it. 37 million Americans are currently … Read
Abstinence only, abstinence- or comprehensive sex-ed? Alison Bowen of Women's eNews has the breakdown for both Democratic and Republican presidential candidates.
How Many Doctors Does it Take to Get U.S. Officials to Realize the Severity of Maternal Health Conditions in Kabul?
Don't even try to answer that question. You'll just be dismayed. Back in April, I wrote about this Women's eNews article on Afghan … Read
Republican presidential candidate Fred Thompson is against a constitutional amendment to ban abortion, but his "pro-life" record and credentials are convincing enough to … Read
Double Dose: Breast Cancer and Environmental Exposures; Another Report Debunks Abstinence Only Programs; Mental Health and Insurance Coverage; and What if Roe Fell?
Linking Breast Cancer and Environmental Exposures: The Breast Cancer and Environment Research Centers (BCERC), a project jointly funded by the National Institute of … Read
Double Dose: A Look at Healthcare for Women Behind Bars; House-Senate Conference Committee Approves Abstinence Education Funding Increase; Majority of Those Polled Support Access to Contraceptives in Schools; Joss Whedon!!
From the It's About Time Files: "The Department of Veterans Affairs is opening a treatment center exclusively for traumatized female veterans amid an … Read
Double Dose: Edwards Proposes Moratorium on Direct-to-Consumer Advertising; Griswold v. Connecticut Attorney Dies; Cosmetics and Consequences; and the Cost of Having a Baby
Preventing Salesmanship from Trumping Facts: "Democratic presidential hopeful John Edwards said Sunday that prescription drug companies should wait two years to begin advertising … Read
Searching for an easy way to view and compare the healthcare plans of presidential candidates? Kaiser Family Foundation has got you covered. Their … Read