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Sexy Cancer, Obscene Eating, and the Social Breast

Sociological Images addressed two issues that have been pet peeves of mine for a long time, namely the sexualization of breast cancer and the sexualizing of breastfeeding.   551 more words

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Research, Change, and the Fallacy of VBAC Bans

It is often noted that change takes time, specifically that it takes about 17 years for research findings to be consistently adopted as practice.  We see that issue frequently in obstetrics, where it often takes longer.   1,409 more words

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The Unprivileged Body: Humans Working While Pregnant

Imagine, if you will, a whole community of short people… Given the argument sometimes made in our society that short people are unable to be firefighters because they are neither tall enough nor strong enough to do the job, the question arises: Would all the houses in this community eventually burn down? 444 more words

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State Regulation of Women's Bodies: Abortion and Breastfeeding

Dr. Patrick Johnson is the director of Personhood Ohio, “an organization committed the restoring the personhood rights of unborn children through an amendment to the Ohio constitution.” 639 more words

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