Kimberly Shaw

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Ever wonder how much rape costs? Yep. There's actually a number.

Obviously, violence against women is a very serious problem. But I never really thought about the monetary angle. That's right. Money. Seems like the …

Health Care

Why I Spoke Out About One Rape but Stayed Silent About Another

One was the best kind of rape, as far as my credibility as a victim was concerned. The other was the worst.<p>In one, I was 35, on a morning walk in …

Teen's Nude Selfie Sets Off 5-Year Nightmare

At 13, girl sent a nude selfie to a Florida man, setting off a five-year hellish nightmare that's culminating in federal court.<p>A Michigan teenager …

'7th Heaven' Star Stephen Collins Reportedly Confesses To Child Molestation On Tape (UPDATE)

TMZ has reportedly obtained audio recording of former "7th Heaven" star Stephen Collins confessing to his estranged wife, actress Faye Grant, that he molested and exposed himself to at least three young girls.<p>Collins and Grant are in the middle of a long and drawn out divorce, but the actor …

Modified vitamin D shows promise as treatment for pancreatic cancer

<b>Salk scientists find that a vitamin D-derivative makes tumors vulnerable to chemotherapy</b><p>September 25, 2014<p>LA JOLLA–A synthetic derivative of vitamin …

Pennsylvania Attorney General Blames This 24-Year-Old For Her Own Rape

The Pennsylvania attorney general’s office is sparking some outrage for asserting that a former state prison clerk is to blame for her own rape, …

Why it really is harder for women to lose weight

You’re not imagining it: There really are differences between the way men and women diet, lose weight and respond to exercise.<p>Some of the differences stem from biology; other differences are behavioral. But though many of these seem to give men a head start, they shouldn’t be taken to imply that …

Platelet Disorder Support Association - for People with ITP - Eating for Health

The effect of food on health is well-established. Most people are familiar with diet changes helping people lose weight, control diabetes, protect …

Foods to Increase Blood Platelets

Platelets protect you from losing too much blood when you get a wound. Found in your blood, platelets are irregularly shaped and sticky with no …

Thrombocytopenia (low platelet count) - Symptoms and causes

Overview<p>Thrombocytopenia is a condition in which you have a low blood platelet count. Platelets (thrombocytes) are colorless blood cells that help …

What are Platelets and Why They are Important: Johns Hopkins Women’s Cardiovascular Health Center

What are Platelets and Why are They Important?<p>Dr. Marlene Williams, CICU Director for Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center<p><i>Marlene Williams, M.D.</i> …

Why Labeling Makes Sense

March 6, 2013<p>By Gary Hirshberg, Chairman, Just Label It<p>I am often asked about why GMO ingredients should be present on our food labels, as well as …

Causes And Signs Of Enzyme Depletion

Enzymes are substances that make life possible. They are needed for every chemical reaction that takes place in the human body. Without enzymes, no …

Genetic modification

CSIRO research programs use both conventional and genetic modification (GM) approaches, with careful consideration being given to the most …

What’s the Difference Between Genetically Modified, Heirloom, Hybrid, Non-Hybrid, and Open Pollinated Seeds?

What’s the difference between an heirloom and hybrid tomato?<p>Are open-pollinated seeds good or bad?<p>These are all questions that you have asked me.<p>You …

Pancreatic Cancer Videos: Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center

Traveling for Care?<p>Whether you're crossing the country or the globe, we make it easy to access world-class care at Johns Hopkins.<p><b>Outside of Maryland</b> …

Lesson 18 - Restoring pH Balance in the Body

Over acidity—a dangerous condition that weakens all body systems—is common today. It gives rise to an internal environment conducive to disease, as …

pH and Cancer - Acidic pH Levels and their link to Cancer

pH and Cancer<br>Acidic pH Levels Can Lead To Cancer...<br>Normalizing pH Can Stop Cancer In Its Tracks<p>There is plenty of research showing the link between <b>pH</b> …

What I'm Telling My Son About Drunk Sex and Consent

Talking with a good friend the other day about all the recent attention regarding sexual assault on college campuses—much of it bravely brought to …