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Tweet John Kerry started work today as our latest Secretary of State and he asked a deep question: “Here’s the big question before the country and the world and the State Department after the last eight years:  Can a man actually run the State Department? As the saying goes, I have big heels to fill.” [...]
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Breaking news: HPV vaccine does NOT make you more “promiscuous”

TweetWhy would anyone oppose a vaccine that could protect people from the human papillomavirus and, ultimately cervical cancer? Well, there’s intellectual heavy weight and amateur scientist Michele Bachmann, who claims the vaccine causes mental retardation. But a more widespread fear among some conservatives is that it will lead to “promiscuity.” And at the end of the [...]
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South Carolina won’t give parents info on life-saving, cancer-preventing HPV vaccine

TweetBad news for people who want to prevent cancer--which, surprisingly enough, is not all of us. The South Carolina House failed Tuesday to override Gov. Nikki Haley’s veto of a bill intended to provide information on and access to a free vaccine that prevents a sexually transmitted, cancer-causing virus. The House’s 54-47 vote killed the [...]
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