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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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Overlooking Evidence: Media Ignore Environmental Connections to Breast Cancer

Research is finding that the causes of breast cancer may include timing and pattern of exposure to certain chemicals. You won’t find that in the headlines.

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Roundup: Ross Douthat on 08 Republican Electoral Losses; Obama and the Federal Courts

Debate over abortion shifts to debate over rights of health care workers; anti-choice movement not to blame for 2008 Republican electoral losses?; Obama can reshape federal courts; Indian ashram rejects woman living with HIV.

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Colombia Marks Breast Cancer Month With New Detection Programs

During International Breast Cancer Month, the Colombian government piloted new programs to increase early detection.

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Roundup: Circumcision and HIV, Patient Care and Catholic Teaching

Circumcision benefit doubted for gay men; Catholic hospital under fire for allowing abortion referrals and birth control prescriptions; Ohio top court mulls admission of medical files in Planned Parenthood case; U.S. Supreme Court refuses Missouri prison abortion rights case; Breast cancer vaccine within reach.

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More Needed on Black Women and Breast Cancer

Recent studies have discovered a dramatic decline in breast cancer incidence resulting from a reduction in the use of hormone replacement therapy. It’s good news — except that it’s not true for African-American women.

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