Healthcare

22 Oct 2019

America’s Re-Branding of an Addiction to Work

by Kate Brunotts Working 40 hours a week on its own is no longer enough. If you’re not juggling a full-time job, maintaining an impressive social schedule, and working on your side hustles in your fleeting spare time, you’re downright lazy in the eyes of America. Sure, ambition and hustle

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10 Oct 2019

5 Accomplished, Incredible People Who Attempted Suicide

One of the hardest parts about suicidal thoughts (other than the whole, you know, wanting to die thing) is the shame. You can feel weak. You can feel inadequate. You can ask yourself: Why is this so hard for me? Why can’t I just carry on like everyone else? It’s

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03 Oct 2019

The Careful, Calculated Ways Crisis Pregnancy Centers Hurt Women

by Kate Brunotts In May of this year, Alabama passed a bill gravely restricting reproductive rights coined The Human Life Protection Act. Under this law, any doctor who performs an abortion in cases outside of rape or incest is subject to Class A felony charges, equating to a prison sentence

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17 Sep 2019

I Work in HR – Here’s Why We Should Stop Drug Testing

I’m not what people consider the type of person to go into Human Resources. Usually when you say “HR” you evoke the image of someone named Linda who is constantly ushering people to a break room in a sea of cubicles to eat sheet cake or telling you that your lateness is hurting workplace morale.

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10 Sep 2019

How to Talk to Your Centrist Parents

By Ryan Dennis I ring home once a week. The structure of these calls follows a predictable pattern: starting with family gossip, then whatever they did that week, then sports, then weather, then politics. My parents are Democrats in an upstate county that registers two-to-one Republican. Complaining about Trump on

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04 Sep 2019

San Francisco Veterinary Specialists Call for Support in Negotiation Fight

Less than a week after the country celebrated Labor Day, San Francisco Veterinary Specialists will be out on the street in a demonstration of what fighting for labor rights really looks like. According to an SFVS press release, the group of veterinary specialists: Remain in solidarity in their conviction that

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29 Aug 2019

Why Planned Parenthood Rejected Federal Funding

by Kate Brunotts Last Monday, Planned Parenthood decided to pull out of Title X’s federal funding program, which offers subsidized contraceptives and services to about 4 million low-income women.  The reasoning behind it? Trump’s program revision included an all-encompassing gag rule: Any doctor servicing at one of the organization’s locations

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14 Aug 2019

A Broke-Ass Guide to Beating the Heatwave

Wednesday and Thursday are going to hot. Hot, like up to 107 degrees in Concord kind of hot. For those out there without the luxury of air conditioning, heat like that can be miserable and debilitating for you and your pets. Temperatures will begin trending down Friday, but until then…

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