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Laws About Surrogate Mothers

Through surrogacy, a woman carries a baby for an infertile or same-sex couple. Typically, an agency matches the parents-to-be and a perspective surrogate, who must agree on terms that might include payment to cover medical or living expenses during the pregnancy. Conception occurs via insemination, and the surrogate gives the newborn to the couple after delivery. In some states, the surrogate signs away her parental rights before the birth.

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Cheating Chilean Miner Reaps What He Sowed

It’s the tragic story everyone’s been talking about: 33 miners have been trapped 2,300 feet below the earth’s surface in a mine located in the northern Chilean city of Copiapo, 500 miles north of Santiago. As if that’s not bad enough, they’ve been down there since August 5th and only 21 have been lifted out as of this afternoon’s rescue. This story is as sad as it is terrifying, and it is debatable whether it’s caused more grief for the miners themselves or for those they’ve left on the surface.

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Mixed Feelings for One Wife of Trapped Miner

It’s the tragic story everyone’s been talking about: 33 miners were trapped 2,300 feet below the earth’s surface in a mine located in the northern Chilean city of Copiapo, 500 miles north of Santiago. As if that’s bad enough, they’ve been down there since August 5th. This story is sad as it is terrifying, and it is debatable whether it’s caused more grief for the miners themselves or for those they’ve left on the surface.

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Weight Loss Hypnosis CD

Losing weight through a hypnosis CD appears to be a good news/bad news situation. The good news is that hypnosis can help with weight loss. The bad news is that hypnosis CDs probably do not work well. Hypnosis is only responsible for limited weight loss and only when combined with another weight loss method, according to the Vanderbilt University Psychology Department.