As Many As 1 in 5 Women May Develop Fibroid Tumors During Their Childbearing Years–Learn More About Them This May 24th During A Free Educational Webinar

It’s said that as many as 1 in 5 women may develop fibroid tumors during their childbearing years.  As someone who suffered from very serious reproductive health issues at an early age I am always interested in gaining more knowledge on subjects that may affect myself or my fellow moms. That’s why I am sharing this information with you. Here are a few quick facts about Fibroids: Usually affect women over 30 Are more common…

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Save Our Skins -Gray wolf, Polar Bear, & Salmon Need Your Help Right Now!

I have a message I was asked to share with my readers that is very important.  I hope you’ll take a moment to learn more and help out. Congress’ current budget bill has a series of ANTI-WILDLIFE PROPOSALS that would strip Endangered Species protections for the gray wolf, expand offshore oil drilling in the Arctic that could harm the polar bear habitat, and take away water intended to restore rapidly declining salmon runs. Sadly, all…

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Federal Security Contractor Forced Pregnant Women From Their Jobs, Pays $1.62 Mil to Settle Pregnancy Discrimination Claim

  KANSAS CITY – Akal Security, Inc., the largest provider of contract security services to the federal government, will pay $1.62 million to a class of 26 female security guards, settling a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today. According to the EEOC, in 2004 New Mexico-based Akal began a nationwide pattern and practice of forcing its pregnant employees, working as contract security guards on…

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Are Babies A Blank Slate or Do They Know More Than They’re Telling Us? You’ll Be Surprised What A New MU Study Shows

By the time most children reach 10 months they can tell us they’re hungry, they’re tired, they’re happy, some can walk and some are already using words to communicate, but how much do we know about what’s really going on in their head? Most of us have been taught that babies start out knowing very little, but is that really the case? According to a study done by University of Missouri researcher Kristy VanMarle, an…

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Leslie Blodgett Perfume Diaries

Fragrant Memories Introducing Bare Skin, the first fragrance from Leslie Blodgett Perfume Diaries Exclusively for Sephora Inspired by  Leslie Blodgett’s dynamic life, Leslie Blodgett Perfume Diaries is a limited edition fragrance collection, created exclusively for Sephora, that revisits and evokes pivotal moments in Leslie’s life. Having kept journals since she was a young girl, Leslie has captured the essence of every trip she has taken through the pages of her journals. With the release of…

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Woman Who Oversaw WIC Program Gets 7 Year Prison Term

In this day and age with so many children going hungry and so many people in dire straights I find it amazing that someone who was actually in charge of a program like WIC would take advantage of it to satisfy their own greed. Carol Peirce, 53, of Port St. Lucie, Fla. was sentenced by a judge Tuesday to 7 years 3 months in prison for stealing more than $200,000 in funds from a federal…

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Birth By Caesarean May Increase Asthma Risk According To New Study

From a recent article on the BBC: Babies born by Caesarean section are more prone to developing asthma, say Dutch researchers. In a study of almost 3,000 children, birth by Caesarean was associated with a 80% increased risk of asthma by age eight compared with vaginal birth. The association was even stronger in children whose parents had allergies, suggesting a genetic predisposition to the disease, it is reported in Thorax.

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