At institutions and in organizations that ostensibly cater to older adults’ needs, the matter of their sexuality is often ignored altogether. Image: Shutterstock The post Sexuality Doesn’t Vanish When You Turn 65 appeared first on RH Reality Check.
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Tragically, a woman from China died earlier this week after refusing chemotherapy for womb cancer to protect her unborn baby. According to the World Cancer Research Fund, womb cancer, which is formally known as Endometrial cancer, is the sixth most common cancer in women worldwide (fourteenth most common cancer overall), with 320,000 new cases diagnosed […]
The HSUS is the number one provider of direct care to animals. We work hard to educate the public about animal issues and cooperate with a wide range of corporations on their policies related to animals – whether they are... Related...Show More Summary
Thank you to everyone who has sent good thoughts for Zelda and inquired to see how she's been doing. ?We have finally gotten a diagnosis: It is indeed Cushings disease. Today, Zelly started her meds, which will hopefully agree with her and start making her feel better very soon.(And will hopefully allow me to sleep through the night again, lol. Show More Summary
Three people have been hospitalized in Orange County in the last month with wound botulism after injecting black tar heroin, health officials say.
(LiveActionNews) — When Nalida Besson was pregnant with her third child, she was told to abort. It seemed some people, including her midwife, didn’t think Nalida could handle a third child, especially one who had a 50/50 chance of inheriting congenital cataracts, a condition that makes the eyes small and leads to blindness. It’s a […]
Missouri in 2014 led all state legislatures in introducing bills designed to restrict reproductive rights. It appears that lawmakers in the state are working to ensure that Missouri may once again earn that distinction in 2015. Image:...Show More Summary
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Truthfully, abortion and God don’t go too well together. But apparently, according to a new article on the pro-abortion website Think Progress titled, “God Loves Women Who Have Abortions': The Religious Abortion Advocates That History...Show More Summary
Alaska’s newly elected Gov. Bill Walker adamantly campaigned on a platform to expand Medicaid, but whether he’ll be able to meet his promise with a Republican-dominated legislature isn’t so clear. Image: James Brooks / Wikimedia The post Can Alaska’s Independent Governor Overcome GOP Opposition and Expand Medicaid? appeared first on RH Reality Check.
Zelda and Duckie. As always, please feel welcome and encouraged to share pix of the fuzzy, feathered, or scaled members of your family in comments.
Uber, recently sued for allegedly making false claims about the safety of its ride-hailing service, Wednesday announced it had started a “global review” of its safety measures in November and says it plans to roll out new safety programs in 2015. But it’s unclear what those...
Advocates are suing Walmart over its new, inadequate protections for pregnant workers. The Dominican Republic will now allow abortion in cases of rape or incest, or when the life of the pregnant person is at risk. A history of sex ed films. 14 women of color who rocked 2014. Two teens have been arrested in the rape case of […]
The news out of Washington this weekend was dramatic as lawmakers hashed out an eleventh hour deal over a $1.1 trillion funding bill to narrowly avert a government shutdown. But amidst the chaos and special interest wins in favor ofShow More Summary
The Senate confirmed 47 Obama nominations, including a dozen judges who will serve lifetime appointments on the federal bench. Controversial anti-choice nominee Michael Boggs was not among them. Image: Shutterstock The post Anti-Choice Judge Michael Boggs Not Among Dozens of Nominees Confirmed by Senate appeared first on RH Reality Check.
After a woman gave birth, she abandoned her newborn baby by putting the infant in a neighbor’s trashcan. When the Utah woman’s neighbors realized they had discovered the child, they frantically called 911 with an urgent message: “There’s a baby in our garbage can!” The family told the 911 operator that the baby appeared to […]
In 2002, 23-year-old Elaine Fonseca-Rodriguez was found beaten to death in her Kentucky home. During the investigation prosecutors found that she was killed by her boyfriend, Juan Pelegrin-Vidal, after he discovered she aborted their baby. At the first trial prosecutors argued that Pelegrin-Vidal was angry with Fonseca-Rodriguez for having an abortion, which is why he […]