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Occasional posts examining the intersection between health, politics, and reproductive justice.

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ACOG Issues Committee Opinion on Surrogacy

February 4, 2008

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has issued an opinion statement on surrogate motherhood [PDF] through its Committee on Ethics. The…

Double Dose: Sex Ed Battles; Politics and Misogyny; Doctors Respond to Ovarian Cancer Email; Exercise and Cold Weather – Brrr

January 19, 2008

Sex Ed Battles: Via the Washington Post, in Montgomery County, Md., opponents of a new sex-education curriculum approved by the school board…

Selling Women Fear Through Genetic Testing Advertisements

September 17, 2007

Last week, the New York Times published the article, “A Genetic Test That Very Few Need, Marketed to the Masses,” reporting on…