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The eco guide to house plants

Plants help to purify the air and process out pollutants<p>Breathing is given remarkably little air time. But a comprehensive report on outdoor air quality worldwide emerged from the World Health Organisation recently, linking 3 million deaths a year to air pollution.<p>It’s enough to keep you indoors. …

Houseplants

The unexpected art of dew drops

A little bit of water goes a long way in these 10 stunning photographs.<p>Water is a favorite photography subject, but it's not only rushing waterfalls, …

Landscape Photography

How to Stop a Dog from Pulling on Its Leash

When taking a dog for a walk, <i>you</i> should guide the path of the dog —not vice versa. Besides being a minor embarrassment for its human owner, a dog who …

Domestic Violence Law - Professionals Survey

10 Domestic Abuse Myths, Debunked

Just what constitutes domestic abuse? Is it always perpetrated by men against women? Can drugs or alcohol ever be blamed for a violent episode within a relationship? I asked two domestic violence experts at the South Suburban Family Shelter near Chicago to shed some light on the most common …

When Not to Arrest an Abuser in a Domestic Violence Case

Almost half the the states in America have mandatory arrest provisions in domestic violence cases, and it’s widely accepted as an important step in …

Sociology

Domestic abuse and sexual violence: what the new figures tell us

Very few cases of domestic abuse ever get referred to police, let alone result in a prosecution. That much has been confirmed by new research from the House of Commons, which shows that while there were 838,000 reported incidents of domestic abuse in England and Wales during 2012-13, just 52,500 …

The fall in domestic violence and rape referrals: we need an answer

Of the 137 rapes reported to Warwickshire Police last year just five were forwarded for prosecution – which means 132 cases never got past the first post. New figures out today also showed that, if anything, the statistics for domestic violence are even worse, with just 3.6% of domestic violence …

LGBT victims of domestic abuse are rarely catered for – or acknowledged

No one who is familiar with the dynamics of intimate partner violence will have been surprised by a study published last week, showing pervasive broader health implications for those affected.<p>The study revealed that victims of abuse were significantly more likely to be ill or depressed, to abuse …

Sexual Abuse Has Become a Huge Problem for America's Bible Colleges

Abuse goes unchecked at America's fundamentalist training grounds.<p><i>Students at Bob Jones University, where administrators recently relaunched an investigation into the mishandling of sexual-abuse cases. Photo courtesy of Bob Jones University</i><p>Samantha Field was a student at Pensacola Christian College …

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Why I'm a Pinterest mom, and you shouldn't be jealous

I get it. I get all the Pinterest jokes. I totally agree it is causing many of us already stressed-out moms to feel like we are in constant competition to throw the perfect birthday party, make the perfect school snack and take the perfect family photo.<p>And yet, I will totally own the fact that I am …

I'm not a Pinterest mom -- and learning to be OK with that

I used to wish I were a Pinterest-perfect parent. And I still have my moments.<p>I wish I were the kind of parent who makes the perfect kids crafts, food, or decorations captured in artistic photos. The mom who posts a picture of the boy's room with the airplane models hanging from the ceiling and a …

Why happiness is healthy

<b>(CNN) —</b> Happiness -- you know it when you see it, but it's hard to define.<p>You might call it a sense of well-being, of optimism or of meaningfulness in life, although those could also be treated as separate entities. But whatever happiness is, we know that we want it, and that is just somehow <i>good</i>.<p>We …

Global Moms Relay: Change the World for Good

Women Who Inspire: Meet Dr. Grace - Girls' Globe

When I think about the women who inspire me many faces and names come to mind. I value the opportunities I have had to work alongside some of the …

Women inspire change that lifts up the lives of future generations! Follow @JNJGlobalHealth on Twitter and share who inspires you using #WomenInspire

The South Pole Is a Great Place to View Space

The Big Bang radiation discovery happened there—and when you look at Antarctic conditions, you can understand why.<p>The South Pole in winter is a far from ideal spot for humans. The temperature averages -72 degrees Fahrenheit (-58 degrees Celsius), it's dark for six months, and it's as bone dry as …