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New Brunswick government to ease access to abortion as of January

FREDERICTON – The New Brunswick government is scrapping a section of a contentious regulation that restricted access to abortion for decades and set the province apart for its unique policies on the procedure. 639 more words

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Mental Stress Is Hardest On Young Women's Hearts

It’s probably safe to say that no one is ever happy about being stressed out (okay, maybe some of us can see the benefits). We know it’s bad for us on… 331 more words

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Job authority increases depression symptoms in women, decreases them in men

A new study finds that having job authority increases symptoms of depression among women, but decreases them among men.

“Women with job authority—the ability to hire, fire, and influence pay—have significantly more symptoms of… 423 more words

WOMYN

Study: Broken hearts very real for women

Marital struggles really can break hearts, according to a new study from Michigan State University.

Especially for women, a demanding, critical husband boosts the odds of cardiovascular disease, according to the study “Bad marriage, broken heart? 393 more words

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SPECIAL REPORT Manitoba university pens how-to guide for helping sexual assault victims

University of Manitoba developing instructions for what to do if someone discloses a sexual assault

Thousands of women have tweeted over the last few weeks about the worst moments of their lives – releasing into the public the often degrading, difficult details of their sexual assaults and rapes. 1,304 more words

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Violence against women needs to 'come out the shadows'

n estimated one in three women worldwide will be assaulted in their lifetime, say researchers, who have joined former U.S. president Jimmy Carter in calling for urgent global action to prevent the violence. 610 more words

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Soul of LA : Yasmeen Rizk

Yasmeen Rizk

26 Years Young

Arab / Palestinian

Born in Paramount, CA

Santa Ana School District – Special Education Section; Boys & Girls Club After-School Programs… 812 more words

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