On Women


April 2008


New 'GINA' Law Would Stop Genetic Discrimination

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Yesterday the Senate voted unanimously to pass the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA), which after going back to the House for final approval is expected to be signed by President Bush as early as next week. This law will ensure that anyone who gets genetic screening tests will be ...

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Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act
insurance
health insurance
genetics
breast cancer
women's health

Conception to Birth in 3-D

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When I was pregnant with my first child in 1995, every week seemed to last an eternity, as I worried whether I would make it through the first trimester without miscarrying (after going through that twice) and then how the kicking, nudging, hiccupping creature inside me was progressing. All I had ...

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women's health
birth
pregnancy

Wives Do More Housework, Study Shows

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"Having a husband creates an extra seven hours a week of housework for women!" announces a press release from the University of Michigan. "A wife saves men from about an hour of housework a week!" (OK, I added the exclamation points, but you can imagine the anger and marital spats triggered by ...

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marriage

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