Monthly Archives: January 2012

North Carolina Settles on Sterilization Restitution

A few weeks ago, we shared a story from the New York Times about forced sterilizations in North Carolina from the 1920s to the 1970s as a welfare reform tactic and public health intervention. On January 10, a task force … Continue reading

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On the Nuremberg Code

Harriet Washington, the author of Medical Apartheid (another book on my list of things to one day read) and the new book Deadly Monopolies, recently wrote an article that posits how the Nuremberg Code…”is routinely being ignored” in The New Scientist … Continue reading

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1 out of 100

One of CNN’s (apparently) most annoying reporters takes a look at China’s hottest new game show, 1 out of 100, which finds its niche due to the skewed sex ratio there.  Mara Hvistendahl might want this in a sequel to Unnatural … Continue reading

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