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.
Jodi Rave is one of those fortunate journalists who are able to break ground for the entire profession. Her job permits her to cover the community that nurtured her and convey its concerns far beyond its boundaries.
Three fearless reporters covering internal wars in Colombia, Spain and Sudan do their jobs in the face of death threats, bombs, menace to their families and even rape. Each was honored Tuesday in New York for courage, courage, courage.
Muslim women wearing recognizable head scarves for modesty are targeted for insult or attack since the terror attacks. And South Asian women who “look” like Arabs are targeted because of their looks. Some white women are wearing scarves in solidarity.
Women religious leaders across the United States are preaching peace, reconciliation, and healing–and addressing their own feelings of grief, anger and fear that this country may embark on misguided vengeance and war.
A new study says unregulated care puts children at higher risk for fatal accidents. The authors argue, however, the answer is not more rules, which will only raise costs, but more subsidies for working parents.
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.
Menopausal and post-menopausal women remain sexually active and they may be much more susceptible to HIV/AIDS than younger women, but age prejudice may put blinders on health professionals who may mistake symptoms for those of natural aging.