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Category: Health

George Carlin on abortion

Given the recent surge of extremism re Roe v. Wade, now seems a good time to reprint these insightful words from comedian George Carlin, first published here April 26, 2012. […]

Back to the Stone Age

Supposedly Alabama’s restrictive new abortion law is intended to get the abortion issue before the now more conservative Supreme Court in an effort to overturn Roe v. Wade. But unless […]

Finally, my Shingrix vaccination

It required three or four months on a wait list, but I finally got my first of two Shingrix shots yesterday. Shingrix is the new vaccine for shingles that has […]

When will we ever learn?

In A Measles Outbreak, Demand For Vaccine Spikes A quarter of all kindergartners in Washington county aren’t immunized. Now there’s a measles crisis Defying Parents, A Teen Decides To Get […]

It’s about choice and respect

Every woman’s right to privacy and choice was guaranteed by the Roe v. Wade decision 46 years ago. Celebrate your right to choose for yourself. Respect the right of others […]

There’s a new shingles vaccine

The Food and Drug Administration has just approved a new shingles vaccine, Shingrix, reports the Washington Post. It is said to provide much greater protection than Zostavax, the shingles vaccine […]