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

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Depo-Provera: "I Wouldn’t Recommend It to Anyone"
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When Antidepressants Leave Lasting Damage
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Breastfeeding at Work: The Great Divide

September 5, 2006

On Friday, The New York Times published a front-page story on the breastfeeding divide: women in white-collar positions more often have access…

Of Legends and Science: The Making of a Vaccine

September 1, 2006

Having read and watched so many news stories earlier this summer on the “debate” over whether a newly developed vaccine that prevents…