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Bloomberg Tries To Pressure Sebelius on Morning-After Pill – Bloomberg

Mayor Michael Bloomberg continued his openness to premature sexual activity by adolescents by publicly airing his disagreement with HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius‘ decision to place age-limits on the availability of Plan B One-Step, the so-called “morning-after” contraceptive, to minor girls. … Continue reading

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Four More Years: Re-elect President Barack Obama

In eleven months Americans will go to polls to decide the economic and political future of our nation. As we approach Election Day, November 6, 2012, I will layout reasons why President Obama deserves re-election. Today, President Obama continued to … Continue reading

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HPV Vaccinations – Part 1

In the recent GOP presidential debate, Texas Governor Rick Perry was pummeled for his executive order vaccinating girls against HPV. In explaining his executive order, Perry said he “would always err on the side of life.” HPV, or the human … Continue reading

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From Farm to Fork

From Farm to Fork Meat.com  While shopping at Whole Foods last weekend, a stenciled sign on the back of parked vehicle parked caught my eye. A big smile crossed my face. The sign advertised “FarmToForkMeat.com,” a farm cooperative business that … Continue reading

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Will A Soda Ban Resolve the Bronx Paradox?

Earlier this year, the New York Times reported on the “Bronx Paradox” which describes the odd, simultaneous occurrence of both hunger and obesity afflicting low-income residents of the South Bronx. But is it really as paradoxical as the Times reported. … Continue reading

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Ban Genetically Modified Foods, Not Athletes

In September, former major league star Roger Clemens was indicted for lying to Congress about his use of human growth hormone. And later that month, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a report deeming genetically modified salmon safe to … Continue reading

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