Category: Health

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Progressive social policy ignores the dangers of birth control pills *UPDATED*

Glenn Reynolds is absolutely right when he wonders if birth control pills have contributed to the dramatic rise in strokes in young urban women. Today at Instapundit, Glenn Reynolds put up the following short post: A WORRISOME INCREASE IN STROKES among young people in large cities. The increase among women is more

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The Bookworm Beat 3/15/17 — clearing the spindle, part deux, and open thread

I’ve cleared my spindle and the articles I linked are a feast for the hungry mind — the Middle East, climate change, policing, gender, Obamacare, and more. There’s land if the Palestinians want it. Did you know that President al-Sisi in Egypt has offered the Palestinians a state that would

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I don’t like Bernie because his “Medicare For All” plan is terrible for America’s health and economy

My college-age child introduced me to a website called I Like Bernie, But… which is particularly appealing to young voters. The website offers short answers to concerns pro-Bernie voters might still be harboring about his policies and his ability to win. With few exceptions, these answers are just plain wrong. You

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The Bookworm Beat 12-12-15 — the “hopeful pessimist” open thread

[This is a long one, good for a cozy read on a winter day.] I’m a pessimist. I’ve learned through experience that most things go wrong, whether in the world or in my life. Still, I never completely lose hope. If I didn’t have hope, frankly, I would stop moving

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