This week Giuliana Rancic made an announcement that she'll be undergoing a double mastectomy. Having experienced my own slew of cancer drama, I just want to say how nice it was to have a relatable, inspiring spokesperson for this sort of thing.Recently at MD Anderson, the hospital I attend, I witnessed a vast display of quilts - all made in the name creating ovarian cancer awareness. (My particular disease.) While quilts are nice (I guess?), I really had a hard time feeling connected to them. I mean, they're quilts....more
From what I read -- how can one avoid it -- the details of Chelsea's wedding were better kept secrets than, say, our troop deployments in Afghanistan (thanks, WikiLeaks). Good for them. It was Chelsea's wedding and not a media event. The Clintons, who have a love-hate obsession with media, kept it real. Chelsea was the star of the show (and NOT Bill or Hillary)....more
by Dr. Patricia Yarberry Allen In America, we have 43 million Americans without health insurance.Ultimately, the political infighting about our health care crisis isn’t the point. The possibility of solving it is. I am as surprised as you might be to be believing that the best hope lies with Wal-Mart.First, a few facts:
In the world of dating there are no regulations that help us single folk make sure we are getting it right, and the absence of some sort of written doctrine results in a myriad of problems, some of which cause irreparable harm to a prospective relationship. One that seems to pop up again and again in my dating life occurs when the check hits the table.
The California Senate just passed Bill SB 782, which prevents landlords from evicting domestic violence victims. This new bill will encourage victims to defend themselves and not face eviction from their home. Eviction has discouraged victims, female and male, to file complaints of domestic violence or sexual assault. SB 782 will encourage women to step forward.
President Obama just signed this morning the bill that protects
everyone from pay discrimination. A BIG step for WOMEN and minorities!
History has been made today.The following information is from the White House Blog:
Automatic bill paying saves you time every month, for every
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