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These women saved millions of lives

To celebrate International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we look at the women who have changed our world -- and saved millions of lives -- through their ground breaking work in science.

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The CDC's Alcohol Warning Shames and Discriminates Against Women

On Christmas Eve, 2007, I was celebrating the holiday with my husband’s family—laughing, drinking, talking and singing karaoke with my newfound …

Pregnancy

My mother and grandmother are proof that talking openly about sex is a smart parenting tactic

When my grandmother died last summer at 97, my family asked me to write the eulogy. The only challenge was which stories to highlight from her long life: her stint during World War II as a Navy Wave, driving ambulances and delivering ship plans? The time she chased down a pickpocket on the subway, …

The Big List of Motivational and Thought-Provoking Quotes

Sometimes there is a quote or saying that really resonates with you. It can be from someone who you would not expect at all, as you will see by some of the quotes below. Sometimes there are many that strike a chord with you. One of the simplest and most inspiring things you can do for yourself is …

The Secret World of Women Surgeons You Had No Idea Existed

Somewhere near the end of my eight years of surgical training, I was operating with an older female attending surgeon. We were exchanging stories about the traumatic yet awesome experiences of residency.<p>"Surgery made a man out of me," she chuckled.<p>We finished the operation and I headed home later …

Beyoncé Shares Ronda Rousey's Powerful Feminist Message at Made in America Fest

Queen Bey spreads the MMA fighter's philosophy.<p>When Beyoncé made her triumphant return to the stage at Philadelphia's Made in America Festival, she brought with her a very important message—one originated by MMA fighter Ronda Rousey. The lesson at hand? How to be "femininely badass."<p>Before jumping …