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General blog about anything and everything of everyday's life.

July 7, 2013
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Women and HIV: A story of racial and ethnic health disparities

The history of women with HIV/AIDS in the United States is really a story of racial and ethnic health disparities. Overall, the rate of American women contracting the disease relative to men has climbed from 8 percent in the 1980s … Continue reading

March 28, 2013
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Now Online: A Century of Women’s Entrepreneurialism

Microsoft partners with the U.S. National Women’s History Museum to launch an exhibit examining the journey of American women who have started businesses over the last century. REDMOND, Wash. – March 28, 2013 – At Microsoft, advocating for women in … Continue reading

December 3, 2012
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Women 16–49 at Risk of Multiple Pollutants

In a new analysis of thousands of U.S. women of childbearing age, Brown University researchers found that most exceeded the median blood level for two or more of three environmental pollutants that could harm brain development of fetuses and babies: … Continue reading

November 23, 2012
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Revisiting Sex and Intimacy after Cancer

Two Yale doctors are using herbs, prescriptions, counseling and lifestyle advice to treat problems many women have been embarrassed to talk about—and improving their quality of life. Noa Benjamini’s natural optimism didn’t flag when she was diagnosed with uterine cancer. … Continue reading

August 4, 2012
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Multiple Husbands Serve as Child Support and Life Insurance in Some Cultures Says MU Researcher

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Marrying multiple husbands at the same time, or polyandry, creates a safety net for women in some cultures, according to a recent study by a University of Missouri researcher. Extra husbands ensure that women’s children are cared … Continue reading