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Congress to Homeless Youth: You're Expendable

Kevin M. Ryan | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Kevin M. Ryan

Each year, more than 1.6 million children experience an episode of homelessness in the United States. The shutdown of the federal government is causing too many of them clear and preventable hardship.

Sequester Dirties the Air

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.15.2013 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

The average American may not be aware of how these sequester cuts will impact the air that they breathe. Perhaps, most surprising to them, would be how the affected programs that reduce air pollution will shape the state of national health for everyone.

Gun Violence Victims Deserve "Do Something" Congress

Paul Helmke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Helmke

If there is one thing the new Congress and President Obama ought to agree on, it's that gun violence victims deserve their support, their leadership, and their determination.

A New Recipe for Heart Health

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marcia G. Yerman

Today, heart disease is the number one killer of women in the United States. Sudden cardiac death is the most frequent presentation of the disease in women.

Olympia Snowe: The Linchpin Of Obama's Pointless Quest For Bipartisanship

Newsweek | Howard Fineman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Mount Olympus in Greece there were many gods, but on Mount Olympia in the District of Columbia there is one: Snowe of Maine, daughter of Spartan im...

"Media, We Have a Problem: Apollo 11 and NASA History Coverage Omits Women Astronauts"

Beverly Wettenstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Beverly Wettenstein

My mission is to give the women's history perspective to today's news events.