health care

Pres. Obama's edits to HCR speech

Pres. Obama's edits to HCR speech

The political and news blogosphere was recently ablaze over this amazing photo (view larger size here) snapped by White House official photographer Pete Souza and posted on the White House Flickr site. Back when the outlook on the passage of a health care reform bill seemed bleak, President Obama went on the offensive to persuade…

Naked News: health care, gay census results, and prison sex

Naked News: health care, gay census results, and prison sex

House passes health reform bill (aw yeah), albeit along with an executive order restating and expanding on restrictions on public funding of abortions (aw crap). If you’re feeling as confused as we are as to what health reform actually means for your own coverage, check out this Q&A.
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Protest signs: sad or funny?

Protest signs: sad or funny?

As health care reform is debated in the Congress and the media, more and more protesters are taking to the streets. From town hall meetings to last week’s Tea Party march on Washington, anti-Obama protests are gaining in number and occurrence. While I am thankful that this country promotes free thought and encourages and protects…

Gil Scott-Heron's "Whitey on the Moon"

Gil Scott-Heron's "Whitey on the Moon"

A friend of mine recently posted this sharp and witty poem on his blog in between his busy days working on his MD/PhD in biomolecular chemistry. Like him, I was surprised by my unfamiliarity with what Slate called “one of the one of the finest, funniest protests ever recorded.”