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Grandmothers Reduce Incidence of Breast Cancer?

May 13, 2012

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May 9, 2012 A grandmother in Ethiopia carries her grandchild. Image courtesy of Wikicommons As Mother’s Day approaches, let’s take a moment to celebrate grandmothers. Grandmothers have traditionally been important members of the family who help their daughters raise children. Some anthropologists have suggested that the evolutionary benefits of grandmothering may explain why women have […]

Binding women to restrictions

April 21, 2012

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Many in Saudi Arabia point out, quoting scholars, that it is not an Islamic issue but one of control By Tariq Al Maeena, Special to Gulf NewsPublished: 00:00 April 22, 2012 Image Credit: Hugo A. SancHez/©Gulf News Women in Saudi Arabia continue to face restrictions. Or so that’s what most of the liberal intellectuals and […]

Komen vs. Planned Parenthood—What’s Going On? -/- The Susan G. Komen Foundation debacle and the US establishment

February 4, 2012

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By Ellen SweetFebruary 3, 2012 Immediate outrage in the social media greeted the Komen foundation after it defunded breast cancer screening by Planned Parenthood. Ellen Sweet explores what’s behind its puzzling turn-about. Dr. Susan Love calls for rejecting political divisiveness and working to prevent breast cancer. Photo: Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation Why would an […]

Komen vs. Planned Parenthood—What’s Going On? -/- The Susan G. Komen Foundation debacle and the US establishment

February 4, 2012

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By Ellen SweetFebruary 3, 2012 Immediate outrage in the social media greeted the Komen foundation after it defunded breast cancer screening by Planned Parenthood. Ellen Sweet explores what’s behind its puzzling turn-about. Dr. Susan Love calls for rejecting political divisiveness and working to prevent breast cancer. Photo: Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation Why would an […]