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At the time, no one could tell me why I was suddenly visiting the ER on a monthly basis. Image: Thinkstock

Having A Rough Childhood Can Affect Your Health As An Adult

Prescribe, refer, repeat — that was the drill for several years. It wasn’t until I started to explore the impact of childhood adversity that I saw Read...
Diana-Ashley Krach    |   06.28.16   |   SHARE
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She had lived a long time, but constant fear had governed her life.

What My Grandmother Taught Me About Fear Culture

Perhaps more than other cultures, America is obsessed with the illusion that if we prepare, we can avoid. Instead of learning to be resilient and Read...
Patricia Grisafi    |   03.17.16   |   SHARE
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The occasional drink helped keep my stress levels low — and ultimately it contributed to a healthier pregnancy for me. Image: WeHeartIt.

Why I Drank While I Was Pregnant

I went on to drink a small glass of wine or two per week throughout my pregnancy once I got over the initial shock of it being unplanned. Once I had Read...
Gemma Hartley of Your Tango    |   02.26.16   |   SHARE
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16 Days Of Activism: Inside 3 State Programs Confronting Rape Culture 

Here's how Rape Prevention and Education (RPE) Programs in Colorado, California and Connecticut are addressing sexual violence. Read...
Nikki Gloudeman   |   12.10.14   |   SHARE
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Button Your Fly: Ebola Virus Can Live For Three Months In Semen

WHO is warning against making whoopie with a previously infected man. Read...
Katie Tandy   |   10.8.14   |   SHARE
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There Goes The Neighborhood: Ebola Found In The U.S.

The CDC insists the risk for the U.S. is "very low," but this epidemic is the largest in history and marks the first Ebola epidemic the world has Read...
Katie Tandy   |   09.30.14   |   SHARE
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CDC Finds That 1 in 5 Women Are Raped; Men's Rights Activists Cry 'Rape Hysteria' 

The CDC just released the statistic, again, that 20% of women are raped in their lifetimes. Cue the accusations of militant man-hating. Read...
Kelley Calkins   |   09.9.14   |   SHARE
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Guess What Turned Up at a Random Maryland Lab? Smallpox!

Thought to be confined to two super-secure facilities, scientists are flummoxed by the discovery of rogue vials containing the deadly virus. Read...
Jane Jones   |   07.8.14   |   SHARE