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“I’m Still Here”… At Age 52 Kim Ovard Shares What It’s Like To Live With Dementia

November 17, 2016 by

Kim Ovard, 52, is a former animal control officer who currently runs a highly successful animal rescue, is a comic book writer who is a frequent guest, along with her famous bull terrier named Tugg, at comic cons across the country, helps children by producing and presenting anti-bullying and self esteem programs in schools, ... [Read More]

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Tamsen Butler: Air Force Veteran, Fitness Guru and Stroke Survivor. Her Incredible Story…

October 27, 2016 by

Tamsen Butler, a 41-year-old author, Air Force veteran, fitness guru, mother of two and wife, was putting away groceries with her children on July 22, 2015, when she felt an odd sensation, “like something had shifted in my head,” she remembered. Something felt funny in her right eye, too. ... [Read More]

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Period Board Game For Girls Might Help Guy Who Thinks Women Menstruate From Our Bladders

October 18, 2016 by

Nineteen year old Brit and "avid meninst" Ryan Williams is not pleased with the stop the tampon tax movement in his homeland, and has no problem saying so. When he learned that the tax was being axed, the numbnut ranted on social media saying that tampons are a "luxury item" ... [Read More]

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20 Reasons Women Are Superior To Men… According To A 1971 Virginia Slims Ad

October 18, 2016 by

In 1971, this ad from cigarette brand Virginia Slims told women they were superior to men. That's right... superior. And how did they go about selling said superiority? With a list of 20 biological 'advantages,' which range from the obscure to the downright laughable, unless, of course, you actually believe that a lesser inclination to "defective tooth enamel" gives our ... [Read More]

“I Touch Myself”, A Breast Cancer Anthem In Tribute To Chrissy Amphlett

“I Touch Myself”… 90s Rock Hit Takes On New Meaning As Breast Cancer Awareness Anthem

October 4, 2016 by

For those who 'honestly do' love 90s music, then you will remember "I Touch Myself" the then provocative hit single released by the Divinyls in December of 1990 that excited millions, made others blush, and catapulted the Australian rock band to international stardom. Originally written as a groundbreaking ... [Read More]

Suicide Prevention Awareness Month: One Woman’s Thank You Letter To The “Helpers” In Her Life

September 16, 2016 by

“When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, 'Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.'" – Mr. Fred Rogers By Caiti Ward - In recognition of Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, I decided to write about the helpers of my life. ... [Read More]

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Ashley Dumais’ Heart Stopped During Swim Meet… Now Entire High School Knows CPR

August 19, 2016 by

By American Heart Association News - Anyone who’s been watching the Olympic swimming events and wondering why lifeguards surround a pool filled with so many expert swimmers should talk to Ashley Dumais. The young swimmer was at a high school ... [Read More]

Emily Robinson Creates Video Of Her Mother To Show Human Side Of Schizophrenia

Emily Robinson Creates Video Of Her Mother To Show Human Side Of Schizophrenia

July 6, 2016 by

Photographer Emily Robinson’s mother Cindy has had schizophrenia since her early 20s. As a way to honor her mother, Emily has created this video to try and humanize the illness and show that people living with schizophrenia are not just the people we see in the movies or on the streets. ... [Read More]

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