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Money

The New Tax Law & You

Who benefits from the new federal tax law? Mainly—especially in the long run—wealthy people and corporations. It’s short term gains for many, but offset by safety net and tax deduction losses, plus eventual tax increases.

Money

WHEN STOCKS TAKE A DIVE

On 2/5/08, the Dow Jones dropped 1,175 points, or 4.6%. Three days later, it dropped another 1,032.89 points—an additional 4.1%. What should you do? Sell? Buy? Something else?

Health

ABOUT THIS YEAR’S FLU

Tired? Sore Throat? Runny nose? Achy? Feverish? Coughing? It could be the flu.

Health

CONSTIPATED?

Fewer than three bowel movements a week? Tired all the time? Tummy ache a lot? Feeing bloated? Sounds like you’re constipated.

Features: News

GERRYMANDER: HOW IT ERASES YOUR VOTE

When politicians deliberately alter a voting district’s boundaries to favor their own political party, that’s called gerrymandering.

Looking Good

LOOKING FOR BIGGER BREASTS?

In 2016, the most popular cosmetic surgery was breast augmentation—290,467 procedures in one year! If you’re thinking of having it done, here are some facts you should know.

Lifestyle

Pet Care in Winter, by Dr. Ashley Priddy

Despite their fur coats, most house pets need extra help in dealing with the extremes of cold weather.

Lifestyle

Urgent Call to Action

This year we must focus on resisting the Trumpist ideology and values that endanger our democracy, damage the health and well being of vulnerable citizens, and threaten our very planet through the perverse denial of scientifically established facts.

Health

Stinky Toes?

I have nice feet. Straight toes, no corns, no bunions. Lately, however, they developed a noticeable odor, or so my son informed me. Really? I checked it out. Oops! He was right.

Health

Can Fat & Healthy Coexist?

If a person is very active and seems physically fit, does it matter if she’s also overweight?

Lifestyle

Trump’s Accusers: #UsToo

Introducing 4 of the 13 women who have thus far accused Donald Trump of inappropriate sexual behavior.

Lifestyle

When Rape Is Just The Beginning

Women who are raped and accuse their attackers can end up threatened, abused on social media, accused of lying and even prosecuted.

Lifestyle

Pissed Off Women Can Change The World

But first they have to get over being shy, ashamed or scared. Meet 3 women who decided to fight back.

Health

GUN VIOLENCE: PUBLIC HEALTH MENACE

Every year Americans suffer about 4 million gun injuries and over 30,000 deaths—far more than the toll in all the other industrial nations. Why does this happen? How can we fix it?

Money

CREDIT FREEZE COSTS

Worried about identity theft? Want to protect your credit rating? Do both by freezing your credit information at each of the three national credit bureaus. Here’s how to do it and what it may cost.

Lifestyle

Why Pissed Off Women Are Pissed Off

Contraception rights are shrinking! Maternal deaths are increasing! What’s going on?

Health

Is Your Bladder Under Control?

Urinary incontinence is embarrassing, time-consuming, and twice as common in women than in men. Here’s what you can do about it.

Looking Good

Is there a non-surgical facelift for you?

We all would like our outsides to look as young as we feel inside. But we may not be willing or able to go undergo surgery to achieve this goal. Here are six other treatment options to discuss with your cosmetic doctor.

Lifestyle

PETS AND MARIJUANA

Marijuana is becoming more acceptable and is now legally available in 42 states. As more people have access to marijuana, so, unfortunately, do their pets.

Lifestyle

WHY MORE WOMEN AREN’T C.E.O.s

Strong, smart women keep whacking away at the glass ceiling. Why hasn’t it shattered?

Features: News

Q: What kills 1,300 US Kids Yearly?

A: Bullets. On average, every year, 1,300 American children, aged one through 17, die from gunshots. That’s a weekly toll of 25 kids shot dead.

Lifestyle

RUN FOR YOUR LIFE

Listen up, ladies! Want to live faster, stronger, longer? Time to join the distance women runners who cross more finish lines than men in 26-mile US marathons. Here’s some info to get you started.

Money

STOCK MARKETS & POLITICS, by Richard Evans

It takes a lot to distract the stock market from money matters. But every once in a while a political event is so huge, it trumps everything else.

Features: News

Worst Anti-Woman Agenda in U.S. History

Today we face the worst anti-woman government agenda in U.S. history, according to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). Here are some examples:

Lifestyle

Live Smarter LIve Better

For every woman over 55, and those who hope to be.

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