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Chewing the Facts: Gender Gap, Gut Decisions, and Plastic Skin. And Then There Were Two…or More? Clothing Crisis: Can it be saved? As if growing pains weren’t enough: Health disparities in sexual minorities Election 2012: Making A Difference On The Local Level
 

Chewing the Facts: Gender Gap, Gut Decisions, and Plastic Skin.

This Week: Gender Gap, Gut Decisions, Fiscal Cliff and Plastic Skin.

And Then There Were Two…or More?

As of last week some voters remained unsure of whom they will choose for the role of President of the United States of America. There are voters who are simply uncertain who would best fill the position. Other citizens were waiting to see if any new developments arose over the past few days. And yes, [...]

Clothing Crisis: Can it be saved?

The change of the season is a great time to sort through your closet and clear your wardrobe of old, outdated clothing. But getting rid of clothing can be a little more complicated than just putting something in the trash or donation bin—some pieces may have sentimental value, be great basics or truly one-of-a-kind pieces [...]

As if growing pains weren’t enough: Health disparities in sexual minorities

As if teens today don’t have enough to worry about, studies in the last decade have proved what all too many are already well aware of: being a sexual minority—that is gay, lesbian or bisexual—makes growing up healthy even harder. Most of us remember the mad race of high school, desperately trying to figure out what it takes to be one of the “cool kids,” to fit in and be liked, while others rebelled and fought to stand out as much as possible [...]

Election 2012: Making A Difference On The Local Level

Newsflash! Election Day isn’t all about Barack and Mitt…or Mitt and Barack. That’s just one of many decisions you as a voter should make for this Election Day. You’ll also need to vote into office the representatives who work for us within the state and city political spheres. In many ways the outcome of those [...]

Chewing the Facts: A Woman, A Heir and A (mini) Horse

Chewing the Facts: A Woman, A Heir and A (mini) Horse

07 December 2012

This week: Ms. says, "Women are animals too, PETA," Kate and Will's baby will be heir to the throne, girl or boy, Mini-Horse Rings bell for Salvation Army (and raises more money than most) and results revealed from a new study on what makes a good mentor and mentee.

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[Infograph] The Rise of the Female Entrepreneur: Miss Independent

[Infograph] The Rise of the Female Entrepreneur: Miss Independent

28 November 2012

Women entrepreneurs have come a long way over the last 40 years. Before 1974, banks could require women borrowers to guarantee their loans with cosignatures from husbands, fathers or male business partners. Today, women aren’t only starting small businesses faster than men, but they’re also creating more jobs. And the types of businesses and jobs they’re starting are diversifying workplaces in big ways. Women-owned firms are more likely to be smaller and also more likely to offer workers benefits like venture profit-sharing and tuition reimbursement. Making employee enrichment more of a priority is only one of many positive changes female leaders are bringing to business.

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Livin’ It: Weight Loss Edition

26 November 2012

Loren Hoffman is certainly livin’ it. But things are not always as simple as they seem and Loren’s life is the result of a lot of hard work, professionally as well as personally.

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Under One Roof: Coworking

23 November 2012

More and more women have struck out on their own, becoming freelancers or entrepreneurs. Yet despite the perks of striking out solo—flexible scheduling, the ability to pursue passion projects—there can still be something missing. Working for yourself means no water cooler chats, no brainstorming sessions. And that’s where coworking comes in. A coworking space, or [...]

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