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#bodyliteracy: a hashtag, a title, a meme?

#bodyliteracy: a hashtag, a title, a meme?

Body Literacy. It’s cool to see a phrase I championed infiltrate the language, be taken up and used by others. Not always referenced, but used. And that’s okay by me. I want #bodyliteracy to become a flourishing Twitter hashtag. I first used the term in June 2005, just as I arrived at my first Society for Menstrual Cycle Research conference...
When One Less Becomes One More

When One Less Becomes One More

Abnormal Pap Smears, Cervical Dysplasia and Cervical Cancer Spike Post-HPV Vaccination Guest Post by Leslie Botha, Women’s Health Freedom Coalition Coordinator, Natural Solutions Foundation, and Janny Stokvis, VAERS Research Analyst   In 2006, the HPV vaccine Gardasil touted to prevent cervical cancer was introduced to a public generally unaware of the Human Papillomavirus or its threat to adolescent girls and...

The “Choosing Wisely” Campaign: Don’t Routinely Test for Osteoporosis Until Age 65

On June 13, 2012, the medical website Medscape posted an interview with the president of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) on AAFP’s involvement with the “Choosing Wisely” campaign.   “Choosing Wisely,” according to the article, is an initiative of the American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation that has come up with evidence-based recommendations from 9 organizations about...
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