Adult Diabetes Epidemic Among Black Women

Women comprise more than half of late-onset diabetes sufferers and more than half of them are African American–at special risk, doctors say, because many are overweight. The enemy is stress and diets that may be comforting but are also high in fat.

Eritrean Women Poets Lifting Post-War Voices

In war-torn Eritrea, poetry is embedded in the soul, in the history, in the very rhythms of daily life, and Saba Kidane is a poet, as well as a mother, ex-soldier, journalist and activist, who speaks of devastations, deprivations and awesome hope.