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Brenda’s Got A Baby

In 2013, the United States had the highest rate of teen births of all developed countries, with 274,641 girls aged 15-19 giving birth in that year alone. Only 38% of women who have a child before 18 years of age finish high school, and the children [...]

November 10, 2014 // 0 Comments

Politicians Play Doctor in Texas

In Texas, as in all other states, a person who is unable to make his or her own medical decisions has the right to an advance directive (AD) for restricting medical treatment; that is, unless that person is pregnant. A pregnant woman in Texas loses [...]

November 6, 2014 // 0 Comments

Debunking “FloozyCare”

Image: Tanya Little (Flickr / Creative Commons) As the implementation of the Affordable Care Act continues, controversy remains around requiring contraception coverage as part of minimum preventive benefits. This study examined whether providing [...]

April 21, 2014 // 1 Comment

Breastmilk: It Does a Body Good! [Anecdote]

Breastmilk: It Does a Body Good! [Originally published on the All Things Health Care Blog] October 22, 2013 by Loan Nguyen Pryor As you may know, I recently received my MSN (Masters in Nursing) and MPH (Public Health).  Since becoming a new [...]

October 25, 2013 // 0 Comments

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