Health Care Reform

Should Parents of Obese Children Lose Custody?

Before you give your kids another Snickers bar, decide if you’re cool with them getting thrown into foster care. Well… not exactly. But two experts say parents of morbidly obese children should risk losing custody of their children.

Posted in Personal Liberty, Health Care Reform

Red Hot Wants Filmmakers

Red Hot, the HIV/AIDS organization that raises money through compilation albums and benefit concerts, has made it’s whole catalog available to aspiring filmmakers who want to create short videos on their behalf. They’ve even offered a $2,500 prize and trip to NYC for the best one.

Soda with a Red Bullseye

You’ve heard of the War on Drugs. The War on Terror. The War on Poverty. Well, get ready for the War on Soft Drinks.

Posted in Food and Farm Policy, Health Care Reform

Interview: Javelin’s George Langford and Tom Van Buskirk

Javelin’s George Langford and Tom Van Buskirk talk about childbirth, fascism, and what they’d do if they went on a Bill & Ted style adventure.

Posted in HeadCount Community, Health Care Reform

Less Sperm; Less Balls – Cali Senate Does About-Face on Dangerous Chemical

The California Senate has reversed itself on a legislation that would keep kids’ products free of BPA – a chemical which has been shown to reduce sperm count

Posted in Food and Farm Policy, Health Care Reform

Free Smashing Pumpkins Download = Sweet Relief

It’s no surprise that we tip our hat to rock stars that use their celebrity for good. The Smashing Pumpkins are doing just that by offering an exclusive free download to raise awareness and funds for musicians without quality healthcare.

Posted in Music and Activism, Health Care Reform

Health Care Reform Issue Update: The Current Temperature of Healthcare Reform

Despite the administration’s efforts to talk it up, the American public is not readily warming up to the new health bill.

Posted in Issue Updates, Health Care Reform

Health Care Reform Issue Update: Critics and Carriers Still Tearing Apart Health Care Bill

The big debate about Health Care Reform simmered down with the passage of the bill, but it continues to be the core of a nationwide ideological battle over the role government should play.

Posted in Issue Updates, Health Care Reform

Is Forever 21 Normalizing Teen Pregnancy?

A teen blogger is “freaking pissed” over retailer Forever 21’s recently launched maternity line–marketed specifically in states with the highest teen pregnancy rates.

Posted in Personal Liberty, Health Care Reform

True Healthcare Story: Marriage of Convenience

‘Diana,’ (real name withheld) is a middle aged mother living in a major Midwest city with a grown son. She recently lost her health coverage and made a choice that might surprise you.

Posted in Uncategorized, Interviews, Health Care Reform