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Our next Before & After success story, Charlene, started her weight-loss journey after an "aha moment" where she realized just how many pounds had crept up on her over the years. Now, not only is she almost 100 pounds lighter, but she's also a fitness...
From: FitSugar | By: Leta-Shy | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Apple and Facebook have started a useful conversation with the novel perk of enabling employees to freeze their eggs. But I have a message for women considering this option: it may not work....
From: New York Times | By: SASHA POLONSKY TULGAN | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Filtering out our 2014 Power List to rank the top 14 from the world of business and scienceThe post The most powerful people in Canadian business and science appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: macleans.ca | Monday, November 24, 2014
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How do I pick the right therapist to help with my anxiety, stress, indecisiveness, and perfectionist tendencies? What kinds of therapy/techniques/approaches might be most helpful? How do I quickly assess whether to stick with someone or look elsewhere?...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: SockHop | Monday, November 24, 2014
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The math of soul mates, the psychology of nothing, the physics of faith, and more illuminating insights on the universe and our place in it.Brain Pickings takes 450+ hours a month to curate and edit across the different platforms, and remains banner-free....
From: Brain Pickings | By: Maria Popova | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Ethiopia, the Hague, and the rise and fall of international adoption. An exclusive investigation of internal U.S. State Department documents describing how humanitarian adoptions metastasized into a mini-industry shot through with fraud, becoming a source...
From: Miller McCune | By: E.J. Graff | Monday, November 24, 2014
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A reader very close to the controversy writes: I saw your blog post about the feministic censoring of my debate in Oxford. I thought you might be interested in my piece about this debacle published in this week’s Spectator. The terrible irony of my...
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Monday, November 24, 2014
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I was expecting a miscarriage of justice but even I underestimated the sheer malice & knife-twisting that would accompany it. — Jeet Heer (@HeerJeet) November 25, 2014 Not so much the decision but way decision was delivered: the effrontery, the...
From: Balloon Juice | By: Anne Laurie | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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When our midwife asked if we wanted to keep it, I foolishly assumed my husband and I were on the same page.The post The Story of Our Placenta appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Meg Hemphill | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Though it would be hard to see it in the midterm election results, we live in the opening phase of a great countermovement against neoliberalism. The evidence is everywhere you look, and not only in the United States and Latin America. The stunning success...
From: The American Prospect | By: David Bensman | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Just in time for the holidays, SLJ talks to author Eric-Shabazz Larkin about his authorial debut A Moose Boosh, an imaginative collection of poems to do with food, accompanied by lively illustrations.
From: School Library Journal | By: Mahnaz Dar | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Forget Farrah Abraham and Jenelle Evans. Did you know that a surprising number of A-list celebs became parents when they were still in their teens? Here’s a round-up of… READ ON...
From: Radar Online | By: Radar Staff | Monday, November 24, 2014
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We all know Ebola is deadly disease ravaging parts of West Africa. But what else? Here’s 14 facts that explain Ebola’s growth, its effect on daily life and what resources are needed to fight it. 1. 85% of households in Liberia are eating fewer meals...
From: One Blog | By: Jordan Elton | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Pregnant women with diabetes are at an increased risk for many adverse birth outcomes. Preconception care (PCC) can significantly lower these risks by helping pregnant mothers with diabetes control their glucose levels, resulting in healthier babies...
From: Science Daily | Monday, November 24, 2014
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TI, Tiny and Stevie J were each spotted dining in Bevery Hills yesterday while Zoe Saldana and her husband Marco Perego had a movie night.  See their candids inside... Reality TV stars TI and Tiny were out in Beverly Hills last night where they were...
From: Young Black and Fabulous | By: _YBF | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Kim Zolciak may have shared her life on The Real Housewives of Atlanta and Don’t Be Tardy, but it sounds like Kim only has one priority in life. And it isn’t eating pizza while getting laser treatments. Since meeting Kroy Biermann on an episode of...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Mary Jane | Monday, November 24, 2014
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The national director of Priests for Life said that his organization rejects the decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit regarding its objection to the HHS contraception mandate and will appeal the decision to the Supreme Court of...
From: Big Government | Monday, November 24, 2014
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What’s inside? Here are the questions answered in today’s reader mailbag, boiled down to five word summaries. Click on the number to jump straight down to the question. 1. Two incomes, one strategy 2. Interesting tip about department stores 3. Insulation...
From: The Simple Dollar | By: Trent Hamm | Monday, November 24, 2014
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My husband and I once made a promise that we were NOT going to become parents who crammed our children’s lives with tonnes of extra curricular activities, soccer, football, cricket, hockey, tennis, swimming, gymnastics, martial arts, music, languages,...
From: Karen Cheng | By: admin | Monday, November 24, 2014
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United Parcel Service’s reversal of policy for pregnant employees last month took the public by surprise. The mail carrier is embroiled in a Supreme Court lawsuit against Peggy Young, a former employee who was denied a request to perform light duties...
From: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | By: By the Editorial Board | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Between reports of health complications and more women thinking about IUDs, you might be considering a break from birth control pills. If you're concerned about what this change will do to your body, here's some information and advice from a board-certified...
From: FitSugar | By: Lizzie-Fuhr | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Members of the Congressional Black Caucus on Monday called the grand jury decision not to indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson a “slap in the face” for those seeking justice for the death of Michael Brown “The Ferguson grand jury’s decision...
From: Free Republic | By: The Politico | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Photograph by Mark Mann Whether he's portraying a newsroom editor, a hapless lady-killer or a sweet father to a pregnant teenage daughter, J.K. Simmons always has strived for versatility in his long resume as a character actor. When rookie director Damien...
From: Deadline Hollywood Daily | By: Anthony D'Alessandro | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Mrs. Pairofshades and I are expecting a baby and would like to read up on parenthood. I came across one book in paticular, in about 2005, that I would love to find and read again. It was from a series based on personal anecdotes from parents who had...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: pairofshades | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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MIT political scientist Andrea Campbell is known for her research on Social Security, Medicare, and other safety-net policies. Yet when Campbell’s pregnant sister-in-law suffered a spinal cord injury, their family’s on-the-ground experience was more...
From: Washington Post | By: Harold Pollack | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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'My longtime boyfriend has a stable job and is being supportive. But I can't get over my disappointment about his reaction.'
From: Inside Bay Area | By: Carolyn HaxWashington Post Writers Group | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Rep. Marcia Fudge says it's "a miscarriage of justice."
From: Politico | By: Kendall Breitman | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Kourtney Kardashian and her younger sister Khloe arrive at a studio to do some filming for their reality show on Monday (November 24) in Van Nuys, Calif. The 35-year-old pregnant reality star posted a very cryptic post on her Instagram account, prompting...
From: Just Jared | By: Just Jared | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Congresswoman Marcia Fudge, the chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, put out a statement tonight reacting to the Ferguson grand jury decision, saying it's another example of the "unwritten rule that Black lives hold no value."
From: Mediaite | By: Josh Feldman | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Better workouts, less coughing and wheezing, even a longer life? Yep. Here's your guide to open airways
From: Time | By: mandyoaklander | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Is Peter Gunz Still Hooking Up With Tara?
From: VH1 | By: Elizabeth Black | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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During the later stages of pregnancy there is increased synthesis of cervical hyaluronan and it has been assumed that this is important for remodelling of the cervix to facilitate birth. Surprisingly, when Akgul et al. conditionally depleted hyaluronan...
From: Nature | By: Yvonne Bordon | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Bilateral thermal capsulotomy with MR-guided focused ultrasound for patients with treatment-refractory obsessive-compulsive disorder: a proof-of-concept study Molecular Psychiatry advance online publication, November 25 2014. doi:10.1038/mp.2014.154...
From: Nature | By: H H Jung | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Bursting into tears is bad, and yet that’s been my response---twice---when close friends told me they were pregnant.
From: Elephant Journal | By: Alice Williams | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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He's just telling it like it is:"You cannot put women and men on an equal footing," he told a meeting in Istanbul. "It is against nature."[...]Mr Erdogan has previously urged women to have three children, and has...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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From: Mayo Clinic | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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From Dashe VideraWhat is Juice Plus?Different than a multivitamin, Juice Plus+ provides concentrated farm fresh nutrition from 30+ different fruits, vegetables, berries, and grains daily. It helps bridge the gap between what you should eat and what you...
From: Franklin Matters | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Norwood Firefighter David Lazzaro took a death-defying slide down the pitched roof of a burning apartment building....
From: WBZ-TV | By: deanreddington | Monday, November 24, 2014
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While Jessica Biel can't seem to escape the recent pregnancy rumors, she did managed to leave Tinsletown to film an upcoming project in Cincinnati. The possibly expectant star......
From: E Online | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Jessa Duggar’s womb is just what the Duggars need to take the media’s attention away from their homosexuality-hating controversy. The 19 Kids and Counting family is getting tons of negative attention because more people have become aware of their...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Treva Bowdoin | Monday, November 24, 2014
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In some states, insurance plans deviate from Congress’ health law compromise.
From: Kaiser Health News | By: Julie Rovner | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Former clinic worker Zlata blogs about her time in the abortion industry: I remember assisting, once in particular, in the operating room at the clinic where I had been a medical assistant for six years. I was standing behind the doctor and could see...
From: Free Republic | By: life news | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Authorities have released the names of two teenagers killed in shootings at a Cleveland home where a pregnant woman and her fetus also were killed.
From: San Diego Union-Tribune | By: Associated Press | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Women not equal to men, according to Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan who delivered a speech at the Women and Justice Summit hosted by the Women and Democracy Association in Istanbul, on Monday. His comments addressing women’s freedoms and rights...
From: The Inquisitr | By: George Zapo | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Armie Hammer wraps his arm around his beautiful pregnant wife Elizabeth Chambers while hitting the red carpet at the 2014 Stop Cancer Gala held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday (November 23) in Beverly Hills, Calif. The 27-year-old actor and Elizabeth,...
From: Just Jared | By: Just Jared | Monday, November 24, 2014
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A 9-year-old girl and her 2-year-old brother are the only survivors of a mass killing in Cleveland over the weekend. According to WKYC, Cleveland Police said that the 9-year-old girl, the 2-year-old boy, and their pregnant 41-year-old mother had parked...
From: The Raw Story | By: David Edwards | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Kendra Wilkinson has given her reasons for taking husband Hank Baskett back, and they don’t sound too convincing. In an interview with US Magazine, the reality star and former Playboy Mansion resident had some not-very-flattering things to say about...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Jonathan Vankin | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Zoe Saldana takes advantage of her day off and heads to a movie theater to catch a film on Sunday afternoon (November 23) in Westwood, Calif. The 36-year-old Guardians of the Galaxy actress and expecting mom was joined by her husband Marco Perego for...
From: Just Jared | By: Just Jared | Monday, November 24, 2014
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When Maureen Tucker, the refreshingly frank former drummer of the Velvet Underground, looks back on the group's self-titled third album, released in 1969, she still remembers the trepidation she felt going into it. In late 1968, the band's moody singer-songwriter...
From: Rolling Stone | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Kate Middleton only just returned to the public arena fairly recently, following a difficult first trimester, while pregnant with her second royal baby. As was widely reported, the Duchess of Cambridge suffered from a severe case of Hyperemesis Gravidarum,...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Addam Corré | Monday, November 24, 2014
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