The American Cancer Society announced on Tuesday their new guidelines for breast-cancer screening. They are now recommending that women with average risk of breast cancer should start their first mammogram at age 45 (instead of 40) and continue every year until they reach 54. After age 54 women can get a mammogram every other year (as long as they are healthy and expected to … [Read more...] about American Cancer Society Recommends Mammograms Later and Less Often
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In the United States, only 1 in 100 dads take more than four weeks off from work following a baby's birth. For comparison, about 50% of employed new mothers take the same time off to care for a new baby. In fact, working moms step out of work for an average of 10 weeks to care for a newborn. There are, of course, many reasons more moms take family leave vs. dads. For … [Read more...] about Why Aren’t More American Dads Taking Paternity Leave?
“Women will never achieve equality until mothers do.” - Joan Williams Motherhood is esteemed as valuable in the US, after all, women give birth and nurture to the future leaders and citizens of our great country. Why, then, is a woman discriminated against, belittled, and made to feel incompetent and uncommited in the workplace just because she becomes a … [Read more...] about Why American Women Deserve Family-Friendly Social Policy
Laugh lines, frown lines, crows feet, glabellar lines -- they are all facial wrinkles that are common to both men and women. Women, unfortunately, tend to get more and deeper wrinkles around the mouth than men do, according to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. A wide variety of products claims to reduce the appearance of wrinkles visibly, but the effectiveness … [Read more...] about Prescription Wrinkle Treatment
When you become a sensual woman, you become a woman who's in touch with her five senses. Although the word "sensual" often has a sexual connotation in American society, it actually simply means a person is concerned with her senses, according to the Merriam-Webster dictionary. Taking the time each day to become aware of your senses will make you more aware of the world around … [Read more...] about How to Be a Sensual Woman