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By Emily Maistrellis Guest contributor Walif was only 16 and his younger sister, Nassim, just 11 when their mother died in childbirth in Butajira, Ethiopia. Both Walif and Nassim had been promising students, especially Walif, who had hoped to score high...
From: WBUR | By: Emily Maistrellis | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Giving steroids to women who are about to give birth prematurely may be useless or even dangerous in poor countries where most women give birth at home....
From: New York Times | By: DONALD G. McNEIL Jr. | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Clearly the Leah Messer/Jeremy Calvert cheating scandal is the biggest (and saddest!) Teen Mom news this week, but we can’t neglect the rest of the cast. There’s plenty going on with them, too! Read on for updates on Jenelle Evans…...
From: OK Magazine | By: Haley Longman | Monday, October 20, 2014
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The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) is the largest commitment that any nation has ever made to fighting a disease – and it’s working. Here are five facts you need to know about the extraordinary initiative that’s helping...
From: One Blog | By: Andrew Marshall | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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It's been one year since New York City passed the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, which is supposed to prevent employers from pushing pregnant women out of their jobs by making physical demands that the women cannot handle. While some women have been...
From: Slate | By: Amanda Marcotte | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Less than two weeks after the nation’s larger retailer and private employer decided it would discontinue health insurance for many part-time employees, the company announced its new health care centers would provide doctor visits for around $40, or...
From: Consumerist | By: Ashlee Kieler | Monday, October 20, 2014
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My audience knows I usually talk to successful entrepreneurs to find out how they built their businesses. And usually it's tech entrepreneurs who build software, but I also want to bring on people who teach... The post How to build an online business...
From: Mixergy | By: Joe Garcia | Monday, October 20, 2014
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In March, after Kimberly Tonyan got health insurance through the Affordable Care Act exchange, she spoke at a news conference urging others to enroll. Her 11-year-old twins stood at her side in Raleigh, N.C. “You have nothing to lose,” the Cornelius...
From: Kaiser Health News | By: Ann Doss Helms, The Charlotte Observer | Monday, October 20, 2014
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The day Apple joined Facebook in deciding to pay for its female employees to freeze their eggs, I joined a hundred or so fashionably dressed women—most in their 30s and 40s—at the Harvard Club in New York City to hear doctors discuss this game-changing...
From: Slate | By: Natalie Lampert | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Whereas season 1 of Lifetime’s True Tori was all about Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott‘s imminent split after he cheated, season 2 has bigger fish to fry, like financial struggles and even a potential fifth pregnancy. Uh oh. …...
From: OK Magazine | By: Haley Longman | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Fans of 19 Kids And Counting have been waiting for Tuesday, the day where Jill Duggar and husband Derick Dillard will make “a really big announcement.” Speculation has been that the announcement will be the gender of the baby, but …...
From: OK Magazine | By: Nadine DeNinno | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Amber Rose and Kim Kardashian wore quite similar looks recently that oozed sex appeal! Both beautiful ladies paired denim bottoms with a backless white top and heels. Amber wore the sexy yet sophisticated look last month, when she attended Perez …...
From: OK Magazine | By: Amethyst Tate | Monday, October 20, 2014
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That there is an abortion access crisis in Texas is beyond doubt. With the number of clinics in the vast state cut drastically in the past year, many have noted that Texas women are having to travel to other states to get the abortions they need. But...
From: Slate | By: Robin Marty | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Zoe Saldana flaunts her baby bump during an appearance on The Queen Latifah Show, airing on Tuesday (October 21)! The 36-year-old pregnant actress was joined on the show by B.J. Novak while promoting her new film Book of Life. PHOTOS: Check out the latest...
From: Just Jared | By: Just Jared | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Blake Lively shows off her growing baby bump in a skin-tight dress while attending the 2014 Angel Ball hosted by Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation on Monday (October 20) at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. The 27-year-old pregnant actress was joined...
From: Just Jared | By: Just Jared | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Microchimerism, a phenomenon in which women harbor residual fetal cells from their children long after they've given birth, may come with significant health advantages....
From: The Atlantic | By: Vanessa Hua | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Queen Elizabeth II, Al Pacino and Kirsten Dunst were all born in April...
From: Telegraph | By: Telegraph Reporters | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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A report released by Kensington Palace states that Prince George of Cambridge is about to have a little competition when the next Royal Baby pops into the world. The Independent confirms an April 2015 due date for the second Royal Baby of their Royal...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Carmen Allgood | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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A woman gave birth on the streets of Egypt, not because she couldn’t make it to a hospital on time but because she was allegedly denied treatment. The Nile Delta city of Kafr al-Dawar facility asked her to leave, and she ended up delivering her baby...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Patricia Didelot | Monday, October 20, 2014
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The latest Reason-Rupe poll finds 70 percent of Americans favor legalizing over-the-counter birth control pills and patches without a doctor’s prescription, 26 percent oppose such a proposal, and 4 percent don’t know enough to say. There has been...
From: Reason | By: Emily Ekins | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Tori Spelling was treated much like an Ebola patient over the weekend when she arrived at Cedars Sinai Hospital. According to TMZ, the reality star had a fever, a bad cough, and was having trouble breathing. She was put in isolation, separated from other...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Effie Orfanides | Monday, October 20, 2014
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When you picture the type of woman who chooses abortion, it’s unlikely that my face comes to mind. I’m in my thirties. I’m happily married. I have an advanced degree. I believe in the existence of a higher power. I have two beautiful, healthy children....
From: BlissTree | By: Mommyish | Monday, October 20, 2014
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A leading online streaming-video service has rejected an advertisement that features a rape victim who opposes Colorado’s "personhood" amendment, because the issue of abortion is too “controversial.” But Hulu runs ads on other political issues....
From: RH Reality Check | By: Jason Salzman | Monday, October 20, 2014
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When I chose to be a journalist, I never thought about all the opportunities I’d miss as a mother.The post If I Had Known How Hard It Would Be, Would I Have Chosen Differently? appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Alice Gomstyn | Sunday, October 19, 2014
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The couple's second child will be about 21 months younger than Prince George
From: People | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Pregnant women should be sent to slimming classes if they weigh too much, and new mothers taught how to cook for their children in bid to combat obesity, MPs say...
From: Telegraph | By: Laura Donnelly | Monday, October 20, 2014
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If news that Khloe Kardashian is supposedly getting close to the newly single Wiz Khalifa turns out to be true, we’ve now got a celebrity hookup roundabout that ties together the worlds of sports, music, fashion, porn, and famous-for-fame’s-sake....
From: The Inquisitr | By: Kevin Bostic | Monday, October 20, 2014
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The persuasive power of anecdotes over scientific evidence...
From: The Atlantic | By: Vanessa Wamsley | Sunday, October 19, 2014
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Does anyone have knowledge of the type of paint used on the Dixie dresser seen here? Or with other Dixie dressers of the same period (seems like roughly 60's-70's)? I bought that same model dresser on Craigslist and decided to strip the paint on the...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: otolith | Monday, October 20, 2014
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A selection of health policy stories from New York, Ohio, California, Tennessee, Kansas, Kentucky, North Carolina and Maryland. The New York Times: Mental Health Issues Put 34,500 On New York’s No-Guns List A newly created database of New Yorkers deemed...
From: Kaiser Health News | Monday, October 20, 2014
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There's no shortage of options when it comes to maternity photos, but in the end, they all pretty much look the same - pregnant woman cradling her burgeoning belly (sometimes clothed, often not) with a knowing look in her eye. But sometimes a photographer...
From: LilSugar | By: Rebecca-M-Gruber | Monday, October 20, 2014
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I watched Friday Night Lights in real time, as it aired. I wonder if it would have been as much of an influence if I had “binged-watched” all five seasons back-to-back in one or two months’ time. Instead, the show stretched out over the course...
From: The Millions | By: Hannah Gersen | Monday, October 20, 2014
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If history's taught us anything, Blake Lively loves a plunging neckline. And it looks like her affinity for the sexy style's not going to stop, pregnant or otherwise! The hot mommy-to-be graced the red carpet of Gabrielle's Angel Foundation Angel Ball...
From: Glamour | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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One pregnant woman travelled 55 miles in labour to avoid a Welsh maternity unit, while a cancer patient from Cardiff (pictured) had to the get life-prolonging drug Avastin in London. Source:: Dailymail...
From: Palestine Telegraph | By: PT Editor | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Women exposed to high levels of traffic pollution during the second trimester of pregnancy are at higher risk of giving birth to a child with weak lungs, researchers said Monday.
From: Daily Nation Kenya | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Halloween at Busch Gardens became a real-life nightmare for a pregnant woman who claims she was mowed down by other terrified patrons ... after chainsaw-wielding actors created a panic in the park.Brittany Lipscomb claims she was at the…...
From: TMZ.com | By: TMZ Staff | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Oscar Pistorius returned to court on Tuesday to find out if he is to serve a prison sentence, 21 months after he shot and killed Reeva Steenkamp. You can follow the live sentencing right here (subject to territory): Judge Thokozile Masipa began by explaining...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Nick Akerman | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Rachel McAdams looks gorgeous while walking the yellow carpet at the 2014 Canada Walk of Fame Awards held at the Sony Centre on Saturday (October 18) in Toronto, Canada. The 35-year-old actress was joined for the ceremony by Ryan Reynolds – they both...
From: Just Jared | By: Just Jared | Sunday, October 19, 2014
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Title: Health Tip: Trouble Sleeping During PregnancyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/20/2014 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/20/2014 12:00:00 AM
From: MedicineNet | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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A group of Fordham University students calling itself "SAGES" (which hilariously stands for “Students for Sex and Gender Equity and Safety” and therefore makes no sense), is demanding the Catholic university provide contraception.Generation Fluke...
From: Creative Minority Report | By: matthew archbold | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Kourtney Kardashian is pregnant with her third child, a girl, but that didn’t stop her from squeezing into a little white dress owned by her much younger sister Kylie Jenner. The eldest daughter of Kris Jenner and Robert Kardashian, Sr. borrowed the...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Tracey Parece | Sunday, October 19, 2014
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Absolutely gorgeous! Those are the words most fans will repeat after seeing Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds on their first red carpet together since announcing they were......
From: E Online | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Shonda Rhimes blasted a viewer who complained over Twitter that there are too many gay scenes on her ABC shows “Scandal” and “How to Get Away With Murder.” It started on Sunday when a viewer tweeted to Rhimes, “the gay scenes in scandal and...
From: The Wrap | By: Jethro Nededog | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Colorado Sen. Mark Udall, a Democrat running in a tight re-election race, asked for a do-over during a TV interview on Friday night when he couldn't come up with the names of the three most influential books he'd ever read. 'Oh wow,' he said. 'That's...
From: Free Republic | By: Daily Mail | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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It’s been a rather busy few days for Kate Middleton. Not only has her due date been confirmed by the palace, but it now also looks as though the Duchess has finally got over the severe illness that had blighted her pregnancy. Plus her Christmas plans...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Gregory Wakeman | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Meanwhile, Martha Stewart's dis of Gwyneth Paltrow's "conscious uncoupling" sparks laughs
From: People | Saturday, October 18, 2014
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Carolina Panthers middle linebacker Luke Kuechly was ejected in the third quarter of the game Sunday against the Green Bay Packers for making contact with an official. The ejection epitomized the NFL's inability to adequately judge a situation, failing...
From: Cat Scratch Reader | By: James Dator | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Are we sure Kim Kardashian and Kourtney Kardashian are going to the same meeting?! The Keeping Up With the Kardashians stars stepped out Monday morning for a business conference in......
From: E Online | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Is Jill Duggar having a baby boy or girl? 19 Kids and Counting fans may find out on Oct. 21, when Jill and her husband, Derick Dillard will make a “really big” announcement. Hollywood Life reports that the couple would not confirm if they will be...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Cheryl P | Sunday, October 19, 2014
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Kate Winslet gets all ready for a day of filming The Dressmaker on Monday (October 20) in Melbourne, Australia. The 39-year-old actress was recently given some compliments from her A Little Chaos co-star Alan Rickman. “It was about one o’clock in...
From: Just Jared | By: Just Jared | Monday, October 20, 2014
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