Tag Archives: Women

Three burka-clad women shot dead by police in terror attack

The city of Mombasa, with a large Muslim population on the coast of Kenya, has been targeted by Islamist militants in recent years although the frequency of attacks have subsided. Under the pretext of reporting a stolen phone, the women walked into the police station on Saturday morning, a knife and petrol bomb concealed in their traditional Buibui robes. Patterson ...

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Binge Drinking Rising Rapidly Among Women

Binge drinking, or not drinking every day but consuming a lot of alcohol in one setting, has long been popular among many weekend drinkers and younger people, including college students and high school-aged children. The reasons are varied, but the main reason is because many people who can’t drink every day due to familial or societal obligations enjoy imbibing on ...

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LAPD Cops James Nichols, Luis Valenzuela Accused Of Raping ‘Desperate, Exposed’ Women While On Duty

The chief of the Los Angeles Police Department has called narcotics officers Luis Valenzuela and James Nichols a disgrace to the badge. Their union president says their crimes and arrest Wednesday are “deeply disturbing.” The lawyer representing one of the men’s victims calls them “scary, freaky guys.” The men stand accused of violating the public trust by repeatedly raping vulnerable ...

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HPV: Once Known To Harm Only Women, Now Proven To Be Even More Harmful To Men

For a long time, HPV was considered a sexually transmitted illness that meant pre-cancer for women and nothing for guys. In fact, there is no existing test that can detect HPV in men, and genital warts are only diagnosed once visible. A new study, however, found that men who contract HPV through oral sex are more likely to develop cancer. ...

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Heart Disease Is Silent And No. 1 Killer Among Women In The U.S.

Though more than three-quarters of heart related deaths are preventable, heart disease remains the number one killer of men and women in the United States. For women, the statistics are particularly grim: Every 80 seconds a woman dies from heart disease and yet women generally do not perceive heart disease to be a top health concern. Approximately 610,000 people die ...

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Migraines Rise In Women At Menopause

Migraine headaches, the debilitating vascular malady that plagues approximately 8 percent of American women, has been identified as intensifying during peri-menopause, according to a new research study, as identified by study coauthor Richard B. Lipton, MD, director of the Montefiore Headache Center in New York. The results were published in the Headache medical journal, according to Pharmacy Today. [Cath Riley/Getty ...

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One-In-Ten Women Has This Syndrome: Do You?

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, known as PCOS, is more widely recognized by physicians and in health literature than it was a decade ago, yet many women don’t know the symptoms, or the complications. Many who have this syndrome are not aware that they have it, but they are likely aware that they have many health problems that they wish they didn’t. ...

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Beauty Tips Help Women To Defy Their Age While These Tips From Grandma Actually Work To Help Keep Skin Young And Healthy

Aging not only brings with it the wisdom, but also gravity seems to drag everything down. Sags, bags, and wrinkled skin can leave women feeling less than beautiful. There are simple things women can do to create a beauty routine that is effective, keeps skin looking younger, and doesn’t take all day to do. These beauty tips will help you ...

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Lawsuit: Ten Women Charge Duggar Homeschool Leader With Sexual Abuse

Ten women who formerly belonged to the Institute of Basic Life Principles, a fundamentalist organization with well-documented ties to the Duggar family, have filed a lawsuit against the group’s founder and former president, Bill Gothard, charging both “him and leaders in his ministry with sexual abuse, harassment and cover-up,” according to The Washington Post. http://gawker.com/the-creepy-fun… This comes after five of ...

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The Baby Blues Aren’t Just Affecting Women: 1 In 10 Men Suffer From Postnatal Depression

Postnatal depression is not exclusive to women. In fact, a recent study shows that 10 percent of men will suffer from the medical condition following the birth of a baby. The Sydney Morning Herald reports that a new study on postnatal depression shows that men are being overlooked when it comes to suffering from depression after the birth of a ...

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