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Women Who Use Spray Cleaners May as Well Smoke Pack a Day

February 16, 2018 |

Women who regularly clean at home or professionally are damaging their lungs in a way comparable to smoking a pack of cigarettes every day for 10 to 20 years due to the inhalation of cleaning sprays, according to a recently published study out of Norway. “We feared that such chemicals,…
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Women Say Their Ulta Makeup Was Once Someone Else’s

February 13, 2018 |

There’s nothing like opening up a brand-new makeup kit and glamming it up—though that glamorous feeling may be lost if you find out you’re applying makeup someone else already used. That’s the gist of a complaint filed in Chicago last month by a California woman who says Ulta repackaged…
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3 Women Dead, 3 Officers Shot in Detroit Standoff

February 13, 2018 |

A 14-hour standoff has ended in Detroit, but the toll is heavy: Police say three women and the gunman are dead, and three officers shot, reports MLive . All three officers, two from the city and one from the Detroit Public Schools, were hit in the legs and will survive. The…
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Beyond heartache and Boko Haram: Nigerian women prove love is universal

February 10, 2018 |

Balaraba Ramat Yakubu was 12 years old when she was married off. By 19 she was divorced, jilted by her husband; left to fend for herself in Kano state, northern Nigeria.
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It’s Deemed ‘Necessary Evil.’ 2 Women Just Crushed It

February 9, 2018 |

In Arizona lurks Necessary Evil, an imposing rock face that has presented a “heinous” climb for the only dozen or so male athletes who have ascended it. One climber who attempted it says it’s an incredibly challenging task for anyone under 5 foot 10, but this week, two female rock…
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2 Women Die While Digging for Clams Friday Night

February 5, 2018 |

The two calls were placed to 911 in Pacific County, Wash., within a four-minute period on Friday night. First, at 8:57pm, a call from north of Ocean Park on the Long Beach Peninsula, where a 70-year-old woman who’d been digging for clams with her husband disappeared into the surf….
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Indonesia police probe Aceh abuse of transgender women

February 2, 2018 |

Muslims in Indonesia’s conservative and semiautonomous Aceh province are protesting an investigation into local police who rounded up and publicly humiliated transgender women.
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After Exec Tells Women to ‘Step Up,’ Pink Tells Him to Step Off

January 30, 2018 |

#GrammysSoMale? That was one hashtag that popped up after Sunday night’s show , in which women seemed to get short shrift during the night’s proceedings. Per the AP , Lorde, the only woman nominated for album of the year, didn’t perform (but males who weren’t nominees did); there were no women up…
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One-Time Face of Women Freezing Eggs Now Has Warning

January 29, 2018 |

“There is a huge marketing hype of it, and overpromising,” Brigitte Adams says of egg freezing. And she should know. The Washington Post reports Adams “became the de facto poster child for a generation of women considering the procedure” after appearing on the cover of Bloomberg Businessweek four years ago…
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Trump says he’s not a feminist: ‘I’m for women, I’m for men, I’m for everyone’

January 29, 2018 |

President Trump defended his treatment of women in an interview with British television Sunday, but said he did not consider himself a feminist.
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