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Get Ready for $1,000 IUDs and $1,600 Colonoscopies Under Trumpcare

We’ve been living high on the hog these last few years: getting mammograms and colonoscopies whenever we need them, vaccinating ourselves against cancer-causing viruses for free, preventing unwanted babies from showing up in our wombs without having to spend our rent money to do so. But those days might be over soon,…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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How the Horrific New Republican Health Care Bill Punishes Women

After a wave of public outcry, yesterday, the GOP’s controversial American Health Care Act narrowly passed in the House of Representatives. While a horde of Republicans were toasting in the Rose Garden afterward, millions of Americans struggled to make sense of the calamity they had just witnessed. For many women and…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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How to Get Your Friends to Go Along With a Bad Idea

Sometimes you have a really bad idea, but you need friends to help you pull it off. Maybe it’s something that will benefit you but not them; or maybe you’ve all talked yourself into believing that this obviously stupid idea has some kind of upside.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How to Get Your Friends to Go Along With a Bad Idea

Sometimes you have a really bad idea, but you need friends to help you pull it off. Maybe it’s something that will benefit you but not them; or maybe you’ve all talked yourself into believing that this obviously stupid idea has some kind of upside.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Why the Congressional Budget Office’s Rating of the Health Care Bill Is So Crucial

The House just passed the new health care bill to replace the Affordable Care Act. It’ll now move to the Senate, but it’s already gotten a lot of opposition, and rightfully so: it’s pretty awful and the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) didn’t even score it. Here’s what that means and why you should care.Read more… […]

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House Republicans Vote to Destroy Healthcare for Millions

The fate of America’s healthcare system on Thursday came down to four votes: 217 House Republicans to repeal the Affordable Care Act and replace it with the latest version of the much-maligned American Health Care Act, while 213 votes against it. After public outcry against the bill, in the end, twenty Republicans…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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A Distraught Jimmy Kimmel Pummels Republicans After His Baby Nearly Dies

Last night, Jimmy Kimmel delivered an emotional monologue on Jimmy Kimmel Live! where he revealed his newborn son needed emergency open heart surgery shortly after being delivered last week; a terrifying ordeal for any parent. The good news is Kimmel’s son is doing well even though he’ll …Continue reading Continue Reading at http://thedailybanter.com

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