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Posted on: Nov 29, 2009, Source: In These Times

Harm reduction is a public health approach that stresses pragmatic solutions to social ills like substance abuse.

Posted on: Feb 7, 2007, Source: Women's eNews

C-sections are being performed in the U.S. at a rate that far exceeds international recommendations. A clash over the high rate and related health issues has broken out between midwives and obstetricians.

Posted on: Jan 24, 2005, Source: Women's eNews

As the public debate intensifies over the Bush administration's drive to privatize Social Security, women have a special stake in the outcome.

Posted on: Mar 31, 2000, Source: AlterNet

"While the ratio of drug use by whites and blacks is relatively the same, the war on drugs has exacerbated racial disparities in incarceration. In some southern states, more than a third of African American males have lost their right to vote and their access to federal funds for a college education."