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It's NEVER The Copay

By Tracee SiouxYour ankle better be broken.Do you know how much this is going to cost?Are you SURE it hurts bad enough to see the doctor?Going to the doctor is not an acceptable way to get attention.Stop complaining, going to the doctor isn’t…

Convoluted Government

By Tracee Sioux I got this email from Population Connection, www.populationconnection.com, a watchdog group that monitors legislation concerning reproductive issues in the United States and around the world. "Dear Tracee, We wanted to update…

Global Gag Rule is Anti-Girl

There is an amendment to the Global Gag Rule before congress right now. The Gag Rule is where the United States has decided to withhold money from International organizations like The Red Cross if they fund contraceptives or reserve the right…

Girls Can Be Soldiers Too

I hope everyone is out frolicking with their kids this Memorial Day. We are supposed to be remembering our lost veterans on this day. We have a war going on right now, so it's good to talk to our kids about that.Lots of not-so-noticed veterans…

HPV Vaccine, Right of Girls To Health

By Tracee Sioux I have been a little surprised at the reaction to a vaccine for HPV (human papillomavirus virus), which causes cervical cancer. I suppose I thought most of the planet, like me, have spent some time hoping that mad-scientists…
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Shut Up John Mayer, Stop Waiting On the World to Change

by Tracee Sioux The hit song, Waiting on the World to Change by John Mayer, is about political apathy and I am declaring that it's time to change our tune as Americans. Even as a political science major with an obvious interest in politics…