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Obamacare, Birth Control, & Me

Today is the day. As part of the Affordable Care Act, insurers will have to cover some preventative services — birth control pills among them — without copays or cost-sharing, in the first plan year that begins on or after

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Stream of… What was I Saying Again?

This is another post in the WEGO Health Activist Writer’s Month Challenge. Today’s prompt: Stream of Consciousness Day. Just write, don’t stop, don’t edit. Post! I’m writing now because I’m off of work for Good Friday. Or rather, I am

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This is not news.

But I’m going to write about it anyway: Women’s Chronic Pain Misdiagnosed, Undertreated, Dismissed. Because it’s been one of those weeks, medically. Where I’ve been trying to get my anti-bleeding pills but have run into roadblock after roadblock with my

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Real Quick: Susan G. Komen & Planned Parenthoood

From here, among other sources: … Susan G. Komen for the Cure, is cutting off its financing of breast cancer screening and education programs run by Planned Parenthood affiliates. Why this sucks, in a nutshell: Planned Parenthood provides primary health

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