Ambassador Nancy Flips Us the Bird

Oh, Nancy, Nancy, Nancy… You just don’t get it, do you? Did you consult your spin doctors or PR staff before you published your recent comments in the Sacramento Bee? Because honestly, they should not have let you out of the gate with that first paragraph. For anyone who hasn’t read them, a few days […]

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The Pink Elephant

Let the Games Begin? As the month of September arrived last week, so did some group messages in my Facebook mailbox inviting me to participate in this year’s version of the Facebook breast cancer awareness game. Since I deleted most of them before I read the details, I can’t tell you exactly what this year’s […]

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Compliance Or Manipulation?

The Center for Health Transformation recently published a white paper on The Importance of Medication Adherence. In it, they report that as many as 40% of patients do not take their medications as prescribed, and up to 20% of new prescriptions given to patients by their doctors are not filled at all. Research about medication […]

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Stop Pinking!

Recently, on the Facebook page for Breast Cancer Action, another sistah posted a parody photo of a pink Lockheed Martin jet, with a nice, snarky, farcical caption about how 3 cents of every dollar of the $156 million they made selling this fighter jet would support breast cancer research.  It was a joke, but I’m […]

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