Tag: public health

Here's some terrific evidence of the effectiveness of abstinence-based sex ed in Texas: not only does the state have among the highest teen pregnancy...

Seven. The answer is "Seven." That's how many of a Canadian mom's children (out of seven) had to get whooping cough to persuade her...

Despite the fact that only 97% of climate scientists are convinced that global warming is real, President Barack Obama nonetheless met with medical and...

Wait a minute, folks, Chris Christie never said people shouldn't vaccinate their kids! Except that one time today when he kind of did say...

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Monday that public health policy needs to find a "balance" between the need to protect the public and...

TV Funnyman Stephen Colbert is understandably concerned about the emergence of Ebola in America, and by "concerned," we mean thoroughly terrified that the...

Here's Rachel Maddow talking sense on the Ebola virus. In her Thursday show, she looked at how authorities in Texas have responded to the first...

C. Everett Koop, the Surgeon General whose anti-abortion stance appeared to be a feather in the Religious Right's cap when Ronald Reagan appointed him...

Your beloved Central Intelligence Agency has been caught running around the world trying to inject brown children with dirty syringes again. Is everyone impressed?...

Staring abyss Michele Bachmann appeared before Iowa social conservative group FAMiLY Leader, whose leader apparently once said, "If we’re teaching the kids, ‘don’t smoke,...

Things have gotten too comfortable between America and America's husband, sensitive-seeming ginger Chuck Todd. He does not even cover his nose when he sneezes...

Embedded video from CNN Video Oh god oh god somebody tell the president! A family of filthy "birds" (that is common DC parlance for "tree...

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