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Americans Working Fewer Hours May Not Be a Bad Thing

The Congressional Budget Office's new report found the Affordable Care Act could result in a reduction in workforce participation by approximately two million full-time workers in 2017. Conservative columnists are freaking out, but, even if the right is right, that may not be a bad thing at all.

The Congressional Budget Office’s new report found the Affordable Care Act could result in a reduction in workforce participation by approximately two million full-time workers in 2017. Conservative columnists are freaking out, but, even if the right is right, that may not be a bad thing at all.

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What Sandy Wrought, Part 2: In the Wake of Disaster, Reproductive Health Care Falls by the Wayside

A volunteer at work in a room in the YANA clinic.

In the year since Sandy hit, reproductive heath care and care for other specific, marginalized populations, has been affected in many communities.

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How to End Cervical Cancer? We Must Refocus on Common Sense, Medical Evidence and Love for Our Children

No woman should die from cervical cancer. Medical science has finally given us the tools to prevent the deaths of women living with it.

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Cars, Condoms, and Cervical Cancer: Get Vaccinated and Get Screened for Free!

What can you do? You can get screened. You can get vaccinated. You can let others know to get screened and get vaccinated.

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Latinas and Cervical Cancer: The Fight for Greater Health Care Access

No woman should be diagnosed, let alone die, of cervical cancer. For the first time, we have a comprehensive set of tools to prevent and fight the disease.

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MDGFive.com Unites Arts and Activism for Maternal Health

Maternal health isn’t exactly what most people consider to be a “sexy” topic and it can be challenging to engage those outside of the health community. Stepping up to the challenge, two artists have joined forces using the Internet to unite arts and activism.

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Chicago City Council Passes Buffer Zone Ordinance

The Chicago City Council recently passed an ordinance establishing a buffer zone outside all medical facilities to protect health care workers, volunteers, and patients from harassment and obstruction.

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Weekly Pulse: Healthcare Industry Wavers on Savings

It took just three days for the titans of the healthcare industry to reveal the emptiness of their pledge to the Obama administration to save $2 trillion in healthcare costs over the next 10 years.

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Access to Contraception Should be a Medical Issue

When access to contraception is politicized, the well-being of the young adult is not the primary concern.

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Bush’s Parting Shot Undermines Health Care

Under HHS’s new rule, doctors and health care workers of all kinds can deny patients vital health care information and services, without the patient even knowing.

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