Women's & Gender Studies
Karl A. Ericson [bio]
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[CDC Office of Women's Health, Health Matters for Women] Tips from Former Smokers: Meet Terrie
At the age of 40, Terrie was diagnosed with oral cancer, and later that same year, with throat cancer. Doctors informed her that they would need to remove her larynx. It was then that she quit smoking for good. She continued to battle cancer with a strong, positive spirit. Terrie died September 16, 2013 from smoking-related cancer. She was 53.
Satanists Agains Medical Misinformation
Following the Supreme Court decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby, which established that companies are free to enforce bullshit restrictions on women's health care on their employees if said bullshit corresponds with their religious beliefs, another religious group has stepped forward to claim their religious exemption: the Satanic Temple.
Trial is underway for Renisha McBride’s shooter
The trial of Theodore Wafer, the Dearborn Heights man who shot 19-year-old Renisha McBride in the face when she knocked on his door for help after a car accident, started last week. He faces charges of second-degree murder, manslaughter, and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony after he responded to McBride's knocking by opening his front door and shooting her through the screen door.
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