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Parkinson’s Disease and the Inevitable Change in Temper Surrounding Robin Williams’ Death

With the tragic and heartbreaking news of Robin Williams’ death by suicide, many people have been contemplating the reality of severe clinical depression and asking how it could have crept into the life of someone as talented, fulfilled and beloved as Robin Williams. I myself derived hours of ...

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Abstinence is a Legitimate Sexual Choice

There has been something I’ve been meaning to write for a while now: I think that it’s important to note that while All Our Lives supports the practice of safe sex, there is no need for people to engage in sex for sex’s sake. I often worry that some individuals, particularly people in their twenties ...

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Hobby Lobby (photo by m01229 on Flickr)

Hobby Lobby, Part 1: It’s not that narrow

A lot of advocates for women's health and for workers were pretty upset after Monday's Burwell v. Hobby Lobby decision. The Lannisters even sent their regards. So of course, the Very Serious People arrived on the scene to tell us that it's really no big deal and we shouldn't get so worked up over ...

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Parkinson’s Disease and the Inevitable Change in Temper Surrounding Robin Williams’ Death

With the tragic and heartbreaking news of Robin Williams’ death by suicide, many people have been contemplating the reality of severe clinical depression and asking how it could have crept into the life of someone as talented, fulfilled and beloved…

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Hobby Lobby, Part 2: Birth control, insurance, employers, and employees

In Part 1, I talked about why the Hobby Lobby decision matters. In this post, I’ll address some of the arguments offered in support of the nation that making contraception part of the standard package of preventive services required in all…

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