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WellPoint Responds To Criticism on Rescissions

Insurance giant Wellpoint responded to charges levied last week by a Reuters article that the insurance giant was discriminating against breast cancer patients.

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What Do Disney, Trader Joe’s and Planned Parenthood Share?

If one out of four Orange County residents use Planned Parenthood because they trust the health center provides excellent care, why did anti-choice lawmakers vote to strip funding from this same center just months ago?

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Chris Smith Prays for Obama. I Am Praying for Smith.

Chris Smith is obsessed with abortion, and with thwarting women’s rights. Smith, whose top campaign contributor is Right to Life’s PAC, has made it his mission to make both contraception and safe abortion inaccessible here and abroad.

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Pseudo-science and Pseudo-sympathy in the Abortion and Breast Cancer Debate

Anti-choicers use pseudo-science and pseudo-sympathy to perpetuate misinformation about the risks of abortion, and the unproven links to breast cancer. Why? Because they “care” about women.

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The Truth About Breast Cancer and Abortion

A new study confirms no variation in risk related to abortion and triple negative breast cancer. But the anti-choice crowd is misrepresenting it anyway.

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Weekly Pulse: Crunch Time in the Senate

In the Weekly Pulse, Lindsay Beyerstein reports on this week’s developments on health care reform, the public option, and new recommendations on mammogram screening for breast cancer detection.

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From Confusion to Clarity: New Mammogram Guidelines Explained!

Last week, the federal government released re-adjusted guidelines on breast cancer screenings, including mammograms and self-examination causing frustration, confusion and anger throughout the women’s health community. Our Bodies, Our Blog explains. 

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Beyond Breast Cancer: “Awareness” Must Extend to Other Women’s Cancers


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How Congress is Putting Your Breast Health at Risk

Pink ribbons, walkathons, commercials. Breast cancer month is coming to an end and, as a breast cancer survivor, I know all too well that the importance of early detection cannot be stressed enough.

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Roundup: Health Care Reform a “No-Brainer”, Re-thinking Mammograms?

More on women and health care reform, important news on the efficacy of breast-cancer screenings and more…

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