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No, you’re not obliged to ‘pick a side’ on abortion 

A good initial step to mending the political divides in this nation would be to stop expecting every company, every person of public interest or every organization to stake out a public position on all controversial topics. Another good step would be to extend respect to those who happen to disagree on important political issues. 

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I watched and fact-checked Debra March’s ad so you wouldn't have to

Turn off your televisions. Disconnect your wireless routers. Caulk your doors. Apply at least two layers of aluminum foil to all windows. Unplug your doorbells. Check the expiration dates on your canned goods. Stock at least 15 bandages per resident in your household. Collect and store at least one gallon of water per household member per day.

Decreasing health inequalities for the BIPOC community beyond clinic walls

As we wrap up April — during which we observed National Minority Health Care Month and spotlighted Black Maternal Health — I am personally reflecting on the health disparities for the BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People of Color) communities, as well as the ways we, in and outside of the medical field, can help decrease gaps in access and delivery of care.

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