Family & Friends

In Praise of the Old-Fashioned Fourth

By Deborah Harkins
Three cheers for the traditional Fourth of July celebration, Americans’ annual salute to their country. Women's Voices has covered many such home-grown tributes. Today, from our archives, we’re featuring three traditional Fourths, from towns tiny to small to huge.
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Emotional Health · Family & Friends

Fatherhood: A Changing Picture?

By Cecilia M. Ford, Ph.D.
While there have been great social changes in the past 50 years, with women entering the workforce en mass, sometimes bringing home bigger paychecks than their husbands, the division of domestic chores has not kept pace. Many women still feel like they do the lion’s share of the work at home, a “second shift,” in addition to their paying jobs.
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Health

Summer Sun and Skin Health

By Anetta Reszko, M.D., Ph.D.
Now that we finally had some summer weather this weekend, it is time to think seriously about sun protection and other ways to maintain healthy and glowing complexions. We know that over 70 percent of UV radiation exposure occurs in the summer months so sun protection is essential.
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