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Milking the Feds?

June 27, 2011  |  No Comments  |  Share

Should breast pumps be tax deductible?   The IRS announced that breast pumps would be tax deductible, alongside such medical "flex" expenditures like contact solution and bandages.  Now two Mommy Michelles - Obama and Bachmann - are coming down on two different sides of the issue.   Michelle Obama wants to promote breastfeeding  in the African American community, where according to...

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37 Strawberries a day keeps the doctor away

37 Strawberries a day keeps the doctor away

June 27, 2011  |  1 Comment  |  Share

From www.independent.co.uk › Life & Style › Health & Families An apple a day has been replaced with strawberries - 37 of them, to be exact. A recent study from scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in San Diego, California, suggests that eating a heaping bowl of the flavonoid-packed fruits every day can keep diabetes, Alzheimer's disease, and even...

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When It Comes to Scandal, Girls Won’t Be Boys

June 27, 2011  |  No Comments  |  Share

The New York Times WASHINGTON — There was a collective rolling of the eyes and a distinct sense of “Here we go again” among the women of the House of Representatives last week when yet another male politician, Representative Anthony D. Weiner, confessed his “terrible mistakes” and declared himself “deeply sorry for the pain” he had...

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Politics at the Dinner Table?

June 17, 2011  |  No Comments  |  Share

33% who grew up with political discussion in their home volunteer at least once per month versus 22% who did not have political discussion in their home. Pew Trusts. Org