Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Quote of the Day – For Her Own Good — Barbara Ehrenreich & Deirdre English

   Patriarchy at its finest. “In the second half of the century, these fumbling experiments with the female interior gave way to the more decisive technique of surgery—aimed increasingly at the control of female personality disorders. There had been a brief fad of clitoridectomy (removal of the clitoris) in the eighteen sixties, following the introduction ...

Dead Wild Roses: The Business of Smoking

  Another reason why we need more science and not less in the world.  Where smoking has been accurately depicted as hazardous to your health and society the rate goes down.  Other places, not so much. [Source:Al Jazeera] Filed under: Medicine, Science Tagged: Government Regulations, Medical Science, Public Health, Smoking