Author: Bellis

Bellis is a bisexual single mom. She spends her days toddler-wrangling, blogging, and preparing for a career as a Pharma Shill.
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AI: Bad Policy

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In Afternoon Inqueery
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On March 29, 2012
A recent study found that 1 in 5 pharmacies restrict teens' access to emergency contraception (like Plan B or Next Choice). Some teenagers and physicians in the study were told they couldn't buy EC over the counter at all, even though it is available over the counter to anyone age 17 or older. The study authors […]

AI: Stressors

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On March 15, 2012

Good afternoon, Internet. I was all set to sit down today and write some really thought-provoking questions that were sure to elicit an informative and interesting discussion. But then I got bombarded

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AI: What do you recommend?

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In Afternoon Inqueery
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On February 16, 2012
Every so often I run into someone who is unfamiliar with skepticism, or at least the skeptic movement as we know it. Each time, I find myself giving the brief explanation that we encourage critical thinking and try our best to combat misinformation when we see it. Then, if the person is interested in more, […]
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AI: Calling BS

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In Afternoon Inqueery
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On January 19, 2012
A few weeks ago, I had a discussion with a friend of mine about the “life size” Barbie doll images that were floating around the interwebz. It’s a pretty old myth that if Barbie were a real woman, she’d be unable to support her giant boobs on her skinny little body and she probably wouldn’t […]
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