Category Archives: Physicians

Questions for the GOP candidates at their December 15 debate: 70,000 Cuban refugees coming to the Southern US border

By ann summers Dear GOP POTUS candidates in the 15 December debate on CNN:  In the fervor to deny refugee status to Syrians because TERROR, what of the possibly 70,000 Cubans now trying to gain egress past the as yet … 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

Posted in Christianity, Conservatives, Constitutional Law, Drug Policy, Equal Rights, Fundamentalism, Government, Health Care, Health Care Insurance, Pharmaceuticals, Physicians, Politics, Propaganda, Religion, Reproductive Rights, Society, Tea Party, United States | Tagged , , , , , | 36 Comments

Picture of the Day for April 22, 2015: On the Subject of Americans’ Access to Doctors and Weapons

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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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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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POETRY FRIDAY: A Poem about Jonas Salk

By Elaine Magliaro As we’ve been having a discussion about vaccinations and anti-vaxxers at FFS, I thought I’d post a poem that I wrote a few years ago for a poetry anthology titled Dare to Dream…Change the World. Jill Corcoran is … Continue reading

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Preventable Childhood Diseases, The Measles Outbreak, and Anti-Vaxxers

By Elaine Magliaro Measles outbreak fuels vaccine debate According to Face the Nation, Tom Frieden, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), said “his agency is ‘very concerned’ about the possibility of a large measles outbreak … Continue reading

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“I Saw My Husband Die”: When a Patient’s Death is Broadcast Without Permission

By Elaine Magliaro Imagine that it’s four o’clock in the morning and you can’t sleep…so you settle down on your couch to watch television. You’re elderly and a big fan of NY MED, “the popular real-life medical series set at … Continue reading

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