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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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STOKING FIRE: Anti-Choicers Target Komen Foundation

Despite the lack of any evidence linking breast cancer with abortion, anti-choice groups such as American Life League and National Right to Life continue to misinform the public. Now they are attacking the Susan G. Komen Foundation.

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VIDEO: Scaring Breast Cancer Patients with Health Care Reform

Last night Rachel Maddow called out a new TV ad that claims that "government control of health care could have meant that 300,000 American women with breast cancer might have died."

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An Activism Success Story: And It Was Easy

An Activism Success Story: And It Was Easy

When deceptive anti-abortion posters began to appear at local conveninece stores, I had to take action.

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Abstinence Causes Breast Cancer! Or, How to Distort Facts to Suit Your Own Agenda

In a reader diary post, Miranda Spencer says Jill Stanek contorts an investigative piece on the role of environmental factors in heightening breast cancer risk into an apologia for abortion.

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