Category Archives: Health Care

Praise For President Carter, Boo for Hobby Lobby

I listened to an NPR interview of past US President Jimmy Carter on his most recent publication, “A Call To Action.”  In this book, he dares to take on the worldwide injustice towards women.  By far, the most discriminated group, … Continue reading

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Dear Doctor: The NRA Has A Gun To Your Head

Vivek Murthy has an MD and an MBA under his belt. He is on staff at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, where he practices medicine and teaches medical science. He has a Harvard Medical School teaching appointment.  He cofounded a clinical … Continue reading

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CVS Butts Out!

By now, most people have heard the breaking news that CVS, one of the biggest pharmaretailers in the United States, has decided to remove cigarettes from all their 7600 locations by October 2014.  I have always wondered why these pharmacy … Continue reading

Posted in Cancer, Cigarette Smoking, CVS Pharmacy, Health, Health Care, Illness | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

Anger Management Badly Needed Here

“@amandacarpenter May your children all die from debilitating, painful and incurable diseases.” “Busy blocking the tapeworms that have slithered out of hellspawn @amandacarpenter’s asshole. How’s your day so far?” The above were supposedly tweeted by Allan Brauer, Communications Committee Chairperson … Continue reading

Posted in Affordable Care Act, Daily Post Challenge, Democracy, Maslow's Heirarchy of Needs, Obamacare, Politics, President Barack Obama | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

Alms For Sister Maxyne’s Congregation

My mother came to visit us for a few weeks.  She liked to go to church on the weekend.  My brother and I took turns taking her. Last Sunday, as I sat beside my mother listening to the Homily, I … Continue reading

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The Nurses Have Set The Record Straight!

These nurses have spoken the truth about the Affordable Health Care Act in 90 seconds.  Let’s all listen to them for a change. They know what they’re talking about. They’re in the Health Care Industry. Nurses Explain the Healthcare Law … Continue reading

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This Is My Body, Not Yours.

To watch this video, click the following link:  THIS IS MY BODY, NOT YOURS. I came across this video featured by UPWORTHY, a website that aims to provide content that may be disturbing to some and relevant to others.  They … Continue reading

Posted in Abortion, Equality, gays and lesbians, Health Care, Human Rights, LGBT, Planned Parenthood, Religious Freedom, Religious Freedoms, self-righteousness, Sex, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Women's Movement, Women's Reproductive Rights, women's rights | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Health Care Law Stands!

This morning, while getting ready to leave the house, I heard on the news that the US Supreme Court has upheld President Obama’s Affordable Health Care Act, including the much maligned individual mandate.  Chief Justice Roberts provided the swing vote … Continue reading

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I Can’t Keep Quiet About This Anymore!

I have been quietly restraining myself for the last few weeks from screaming and yelling at the multitude out there.  But I am losing my patience.  First, there was the ruling by the Obama Administration that all health insurance plans … Continue reading

Posted in Freedom of Speech, Health Care, Human Rights, Planned Parenthood, Religious Freedoms, Roman Catholic Church, Sandra Fluke, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Women's Reproductive Rights, women's rights | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Universal Healthcare, the Elusive Dream in the U.S.

I read a blog by Nursetopia this morning on her running commentary of the sad inequality of health care in America, Waiting Room Divergence. http://nursetopia.net/2011/09/08/waiting-room-divergence/ I was born in a country where there was no organized healthcare until very recently. … Continue reading

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