Antibacterial Soap? Say Goodbye to Triclosan

By | September 23rd, 2016|Categories: Environment, Health, Health & Wellness, Science, Science & Technology, Wellness|Tags: , , , , , , |

Choosing a bottle of hand soap sounds, understandably, mundane. The options are pretty straightforward: Ocean fresh or citrus, maybe a little aloe, or just grab the color that goes best with the paint in the bathroom. What about this: antibacterial or not? The average consumer probably thinks this is a clear decision. One washes their [...]

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The Iphigenia Complex: Why Hillary Is Held To Male Standards

By | September 23rd, 2016|Categories: Arts, Culture & Life, Literature, Psychology, Science, Science & Technology, Women and Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

François Perrier's The Sacrifice of Iphigenia (17th century), depicting Agamemnon's sacrifice of his daughter Iphigenia. Much of the concern and criticism of Hillary Clinton stems from the ways in which she deviates from traditional and acceptable American views of what it means to be a woman. Despite her enduring commitment to women’s [...]

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Pet Therapy, A Healthy Dose of Furry  Love

By | September 22nd, 2016|Categories: Health & Wellness, Nature, Pets, Wellness|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Anyone who has ever pet-parented an animal has probably already experienced the heartwarming effects these furry creatures bring to our lives. The good news is the medical field is also discovering just how healthy a pet therapy session can be for physically or mentally challenged individuals. There are two different kinds of pet therapy: [...]

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Cocoa-Nomics: The Missing Millions In Small Island Economies

By | September 22nd, 2016|Categories: Business & Finance, Culture & Life, Environment, Food & Drink, Popular, Science, Science & Technology, Women and Business, Women and Culture, Women and Politics, Women Entrepreneurs|Tags: , , , , , , |

Cocoa The Cure-All: Good For Hearts, Minds, And Small-Island Economies I’ve always loved chocolate. I grew up on chocolate bars, rationed out in sensible doses by my parents so as to avoid tooth decay, obesity, and teenage acne. The best thing about Easter continues to be achingly sweet Cadbury crème eggs, although nowadays I [...]

Reproductive Benefits: Fertility And The Modern Career Woman

By | September 22nd, 2016|Categories: Biology, Business & Finance, Career, Culture & Life, Family, Featured Author, Health & Wellness, Opinion, Parenting, Popular, Relationships, Science, Science & Technology, Top Stories, Wellness, Women and Business, Women and Life|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

She was slightly built and adorable at forty-two years old. Catie was a friend of a friend invited to the springtime beach party. We chatted about her career as a medical device salesperson who recently returned from living in China. Somehow we began to talk about me being a step-parent, and about her dating [...]

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Plastic Micro Beads: Tiny Bits Of Plastic That Pose A Huge Problem

By | September 7th, 2016|Categories: Environment, Featured Author, Science, Science & Technology|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Plastic shopping bags, bottles and other forms of plastic, commonly found littering our countryside, waterways and beaches, have been widely recognized as major environmental pollutants. However, minute plastic micro beads pose an equal threat to our ecosystem. But to date, these plastic micro beads have not been given as much credit for the contribution they [...]

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