Category Archives: medical

you’re going to walk away…?

[Audio: English; Captions: surreal] Transcript, thanks to Todd Vierling: Hand-rolled transcript: Citizen in wheelchair: Um, I suffer from an extremely rare type of muscular dystrophy, — Romney: Uh-huh. Citizen: — and I have to take medication or I’ll die. Right … Continue reading

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komen can kiss my ass

[Audio: English; Captions: None; Transcript: below] Hi my name is Linda, and I felt the need to do this video due to the recent announcement by the Susan G. Komen foundation about changes in their funding. I have breast cancer, … Continue reading

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this is why we are all in the 99%

[Audio: English; Subtitles: English] Elizabeth Warren lays it all out. Like 0

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this n that

Definite food for thought: Health-Care Reform: An Original And Simple Proposal …[W]e should return health care insurance companies to the pre-1984 federal regulations that limited their fees to administration only (about 15% of medical dollars), without excessive profits going to … Continue reading

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what does Planned Parenthood do, anyway?

I want to start off with this handy little graphic: (source: Ezra Klein). In looking at this, it’s also important to remember that federal funding to Planned Parenthood cannot be used toward abortion services because of the Hyde Amendment (which … Continue reading

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Pharma doesn’t want to cure you

[Audio: English; Captions: auto-decent] Click through to get the autocaption, if it doesn’t show up in this embed. I thought this was pretty interesting, and it makes a lot of sense what she points out. Not only that, this is … Continue reading

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HIV testing

[ASL, captioned] We need accessible, understandable sex education for every one. From Sister Lucy’s facebook page: Sister Lucy is a Deaf sex-ed teacher who is fed up with the fact that there is so little information on-line about HIV prevention … Continue reading

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what on earth?

What the hell have they been spiking our food with? Diabetes on the March. That map covers FOUR YEARS. That’s all. FOUR YEARS. I wish we had more data for further back because, damn. Also: Unorganized Borough persistent poverty USA … Continue reading

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