06 Aug '11, 4pm

Birth Control Pills ... Or a Frappuccino? | Care2 Causes

The Institute of Medicine recommended coverage for a whole range of preventative care that could have predictably beneficial effects on health and curb medical costs down the road. This included lactation counseling and equip (women who brst fd have lower brst canc. rates, their babies have stronger immune systems); gestational diabetes screen (can prevent kidney failure, blindness, stillbirth), domestic violence screen ( can prevent injuries),STI, HIV,HPV, all have long term effects . The fact that both the political right and the political left zoomed in on the hot button of contraception speaks to an appalling narrowness and opportunism . Reilly is...well he's Reilly. He's paid damned well to be a contrarian and to create controversy on even the flimsiest premise. Perino's Frappuccino comment says as much about the right's hostility towards the poor as their attitude to...

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