Category Archives: Pharmaceuticals

Under tRump, cockroaches will have unenumerated, unimpeachable rights and envy the dead

By ann summers If we thought the End of the Republic happened when Monica Lewinsky got a TED talk, surprise -— Donald Trump could become POTUS, just as he states that Latino or Muslim judges could be unfair to him. Sonia Sotomayor will … Continue reading

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When Catholic Health Care Systems Own Your Doctor: The New Threat to Affordable Birth Control for Women

By Elaine Magliaro Patricia Miller has a chilling article over at Salon titled When the Catholic Church owns your doctor: The insidious new threat to affordable birth control. Miller’s article opens with a story about a woman named Angela Valavanis. … Continue reading

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Comedian Amy Schumer Responds to Birth Control Debate with Hilarious Prescription Ad Parody

By Elaine Magliaro Comedian Amy Schumer has a killer parody of a contraceptive prescription ad. In it, Schumer “satirizes just how hard it is for a woman to get her hands on birth control, following the commercial’s instructions to ask … Continue reading

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The Vagina Vigilantes Strike Again!: Republican Members of the House of Representatives Vote to Strike Down D.C. Law That Bans Reproductive Discrimination

By Elaine Magliaro Aaron C. Davis of The Washington Post reported last Thursday that the House of Representatives had “voted along party lines late Thursday to strike down a D.C. law on ideological grounds for the first time in almost … Continue reading

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More Information on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)–A US Trade Deal Called “NAFTA on Steroids”

Posted by Elaine Magliaro Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP): Job Loss, Lower Wages and Higher Drug Prices (Public Citizen) The TPP would expand the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) “trade” pact model that has spurred massive U.S. trade deficits and job … Continue reading

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What You Should Know about the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the Government Agency Overseeing US Trade Deals

By Elaine Magliaro “A Corporate Trojan Horse”: Critics Decry Secretive TPP Trade Deal as a Threat to Democracy Lee Fang has an important article about the agency that is overseeing trade deals for the United States over at The Intercept. … Continue reading

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Georgia Conscience Clause: Walmart Pharmacist Refuses to Fill Prescription for Woman Who Suffered a Miscarriage

By Elaine Magliaro A Georgia woman named Brittany Cartrett was about five weeks into her pregnancy when she suffered a miscarriage recently. In order to avoid health problems that could be caused by her miscarriage, Cartrett’s doctor gave her two options: “an … Continue reading

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WTF: Department of Justice Defies Congress and Claims It Can Prosecute Medical Marijuana Cases…at a Time When a Government-Funded Group Admits New Research Shows That Cannabinoids May Be Helpful in Treating a Deadly Form of Brain Cancer

By Elaine Magliaro Timothy Phelps (Los Angeles Times) reported last week that the Department of Justice (DOJ) claims that it can prosecute medical marijuana cases despite the fact that Congress passed a bipartisan amendment last year which prohibited the DOJ from … Continue reading

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The Eighteenth Post in the “Oh My Achin’ Head” Series: Idaho Lawmaker Asks Doctor If a Swallowed Camera Could be Used for a Gynelogical Exam (VIDEO)

By Elaine Magliaro Here’s a story about an idiot politician from Idaho who is confused about female anatomy. Let me just say that Republican state representative Vito Barbieri sure ain’t an expert on “lady parts.”  Barbieri made news on Monday when he posed … Continue reading

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Regarding Andrew Wakefield, a Retracted Medical Study, the MMR Vaccine and Autism, and the Measles Outbreak

By Elaine Magliaro It all began in the year 1998 when a British doctor named Andrew Wakefield and eleven other co-authors published a study titled Ileal-lymphoid-nodular hyperplasia, non-specific colitis, and pervasive developmental disorder in children in The Lancet. The study … Continue reading

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