Tag Archives : midlife women

Divorce & Widowhood · Lifestyle

Manners Matter

By Women's Voices For Change
This is the second Q&A column by B. Elliott, a frequent WVFC commentator, on “doing the right thing” in our quickly evolving culture Feel free to contact Ms. Elliott at WFVC for solutions to your troublesome social problems.
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Lifestyle · News

The Compass Rose: Kindred Spirits

By Ainslie Jones Uhl
An attractive blonde, wine glass in hand, sidled up to my husband. I could tell she was smart. She subtly moved her gaze from one end of the room to the other, checking for eavesdroppers in the crowd, as though she and he were co-conspirators in a clandestine operation. I moved in and assumed a protective stance, prepared to prove…
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General Medical

The News About Menopause and Cholesterol

By Keri Gans, M.S., R.D., C.D.N.
Is your cholesterol on the rise? As if some women didn’t already have enough problems with symptoms of menopause — such as hot flashes, insomnia, decreased libido and mood swings — now they can add one more to the list. According to a recent study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, menopause can be responsible for…
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Seasoned Journo Flouts Beijing, Speaks Truth to New Financial/ Old Political Powers

By Diane Vacca
The once-bustling newsroom of Caijing, China’s premier business news publication, fell silent last month, when the star editor walked out followed by the editorial staff, who resigned en masse. Disagreements over censorship and money ignited as a long-simmering feud between editor Hu Shuli and her publisher, Wang Boming, came to a head in July and finally boiled over in November.…
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Film & Television · News · Politics · Theater

Powerful Women Video Newsmix: Judith Jamison, Meredith Baxter Birney, Diane Savino, Berta Oliver

By Chris Lombardi
Today, we’re doing a different kind of Newsmix — because our Youtube has been overflowing with the voices of women in midlife. Mostly, they’re not talking about midlife itself, but speaking from the well of strength and experience and power it represents, in connection with the most current of events. “I’m 40 years old, and I. . . “ Those…
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News · Politics

Women’s Equality Day: Are we there yet?

By Women's Voices For Change
Women’s Equality Day, August 26, is a holiday first proposed by Rep. Bella Abzug, to honor the anniversary of the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment, which women finally gained our hard-earned right to vote. At WVFC, we take the struggle for that day seriously; see Patricia Allen Yarberry’s valentine to those Iron-Jawed Angels (published about a year ago). See below…
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