Rachel Kossow

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Eating Wheat Again

Have you noticed how many people seem to be avoiding gluten these days? The increasing numbers of people reporting symptoms from consuming gluten-based foods is not a fad. Most experts claim the epidemic of gluten reactors is because the wheat of today is different from the grain grown 50 years ago.<p>…

Saxby Chambliss Attributes Military Sexual Assault To 'The Hormone Level Created By Nature'

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.) called on the military to do more to crack down on sexual assault in its ranks on Tuesday, while also worrying that they may be hard to stop because of the natural "hormone level" of the young men serving.<p>"The young folks who are coming into each of your …

The Hook Up Culture Bogeyman

In his op-ed article this week on hookup culture in college, Bob Laird links binge drinking and casual sex to sexually transmitted diseases, unwanted pregnancies, confusion, low self-esteem, unhappiness, vomiting, ethical retardation, low grades and emotional inadequacy. "How nice of The Times to …

Children of Darkness

Not all children grow up in the care of loving parents or under happy circumstances. As the Supreme Court ponders the constitutionality of 1996's loathsome Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and considers some of the more ridiculous arguments put forth by its defenders (i.e. marriage is necessary to …

Orgasmic Birth: Orgasms During Childbirth Are Real, Study Suggests

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer<p>Published: 06/01/2013 10:57 AM EDT on LiveScience<p>When Elena Skoko gave birth to her daughter three years ago, she felt pain. But she also felt something else: waves of pleasure so ecstatic they compared to an orgasm.<p>"I had this wavy sensation of …

Agnes Bruckner As Anna Nicole Smith: First Look At Lifetime Biopic (PHOTOS)

Lifetime's "Anna Nicole Smith" biopic is right around the corner, and the network has finally released photos of the TV movie chronicling the tragic life of the former Playboy model.<p>Agnes Bruckner will be portraying Smith, and the "Craigslist Killer" and "Private Practice" actress couldn't be more …

Best Tweets: What Women Said On Twitter This Week

You know that episode of "Seinfeld" in which Elaine gets upset that the guy she's dating doesn't use exclamation points? Well, we suspect that if the same thing happened today, in this age of exclamation-point overload, she would be even more upset. Now that <i>everything</i> seems to require an …

What's Happening In Turkey?

As some longtime readers know, I’m a turkophile. So I’ve been extremely eager to get a grip on just what’s going on there over the last 48 hours …