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Reckoning With Rosie

Thirty-eight years ago, a young woman in McAllen died of an illegal abortion. Today her story is more relevant than ever.

On a June afternoon in McAllen in 1978, Diana Rivera, posing as a young pregnant woman, walked into the home of a local midwife. At Rivera’s side was a female...Read More

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Insurgent Medicine

Physicians hope to revolutionize health care in the Valley with a simple prescription — access.

If community outreach and primary care for the uninsured save lives and money, why aren’t we doing more of it in places like the Valley? The answer lies partl...Read More

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Q&A with Dawn Paley, Author of Drug War Capitalism

In new her book, Paley breaks from a tired narrative to connect U.S. policy, free trade and the devastating war on drugs in Colombia and Mexico.

Author Dawn Paley talks about her book "Drug War Capitalism" and what inspired her to write about the devastating effects of drug cartels in Latin America....Read More

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