There was a gathering of people in Newtown. It was in someone's kitchen, and it was filled with friends and neighbors who knew they needed to be together. They knew they had to hug each other. Gradually, as they spoke, they also realized something else. They understood that they had a
China's One Child Policy has led to the deaths of tens of millions of girls, simply because of their gender. Due to existing cultural preferences for sons rather than daughters, many Chinese families are abandoning, aborting, or hiding their female children. As a result, there are now 37 million
As a result of gendercide and the One Child Policy, how many more men than women are there in China today?
China's One Child Policy restricts most families to one child each and - because of the underlying cultural preference for sons - parents often prefer a boy. As a result many parents abandon or kill their newborn daughters, while others practice sex selective abortion in hope of a son. Families who
The 36-year-long Nurses Health Study is recruiting women to study cancer risk in the next generation of women. And we need your help! The Nurses Health Study needs 100,000 nurses and nursing students to continue its landmark research on breast cancer. Not a nurse but know a friend? Help us spread
Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) claims more than 380,000* lives per year, and is the leading cause of death in the United States. SCA can strike anyone, anytime. *American Heart Association. Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics—2012 Update. Circulation: 15 Dec. 2011 Every day, thousands of people