The Problem with Slut-Shaming

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Women aren’t the only people who are slut-shamed, as Stephen S. Mills found out when he went for a routine (and responsible) health screening.

Republicans Still Don’t Have A Plan On Health Care


Five years after they first promised an alternative to Obamacare, Republicans still don’t have a plan to replace it.

We’re #1! Or At Least That’s What We Tell Our Children

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Is America really the greatest country in the world or are we hurting future generations by promoting this sort of nationalistic attitude in our children?

The Losers Under Obamacare


Yes, Obamacare creates winners and losers, but any health care system is going to do that.

No Really, Obamacare Isn’t Going Away


The Republican Party is increasingly embracing the policies of Obamacare, even if they still don’t like the word.

Keep Your Government Hands Off Of My Obamacare


Even people opposed to Obamacare are signing up for it, sometimes without knowing that they are.

“argument looks a lot like…’Let the market decide!’ the battle cry of the priviliged, wealthy…”

income inequality

This comment by Daniel on the post The Right Way To Approach Raising the Minimum Wage

“these kinds of insane charges…are the primary reasons people have trouble affording health care…”

Health Costs

This comment by Steve on the post The High Cost of A Cherry Popsicle (or The Lack of Healthcare Cost Transparency)

The High Cost of A Cherry Popsicle (or The Lack of Healthcare Cost Transparency)

high cost of a cherry popsicle

They’re three bucks a box at the grocery, but how much is a Popsicle at the ER?

The End Of Obamacare Repeal


Very quietly, Republican politicians are giving up on their dream of repealing the President’s health care law.

Why Won’t The Death Panel Myth Die?


Years after it was debunked, Republicans are still hawking Sarah Palin’s “death panel” myth.

Economic Disparity: When Is Enough, Enough?


Professor Warren Blumenfeld believes we aren’t challenging inequity nearly enough. Here’s his call for us to do so.

The Future of Obamacare


When it comes to President Obama’s signature health care law, spin won’t decide its future.

Noblesse Oblige = Being an Exceptional Human

Walter Devereux, first Earl of Essex

Tsach Gilboa looks at the idea of noble behavior in the context of the shenanigans in Washington, but more importantly, with the context of greater humanity.

Problems? Me? Nope, just fine, thanks.


JJ Vincent knows men have mental health issues. So why aren’t they talking about them?

When It Comes To Fighting Child Mortality, a Condom Can Make All The Difference

Jean Pierre-Kanedry

Jean Pierre-Kanedry delivers contraceptives to health clinics in Senegal.