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Supreme Court: Gov’t. Can’t Make Employers Cover Contraception For Women

The Supreme Court says corporations can hold religious objections that allow them to opt out of the new health law requirement that they cover contraceptives for women.

06/30/2014

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#1 Killer of Women

May 17, 2014 Did you know more than 42 million American women are living with some form of heart disease? One in every three women dies of heart disease, yet only about half of women […]

WBZ-TV–05/16/2014

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Study: Too Much Or Too Little Sleep For Women Can Lead To Memory Loss

Researchers found that women who slept five or fewer hours or nine or more hours per day had worse memory.

05/01/2014

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What Women Need To Know About Social Security

Almost half of all elderly unmarried females rely on Social Security for 90% or more of their income.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/27/2014

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Mass. Bill Would Ban Prisons From Handcuffing Pregnant Women During Childbirth

BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts coalition of women’s groups, doctors and human rights organizations are pushing a bill intended to outlaw the practice of handcuffing women prisoners to hospital beds during childbirth. The bill would […]

12/14/2013

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Women & Money: The Pay Gap

Women need to know what the going salary is for work they do.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–10/01/2013

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What Women Need To Know About Social Security

Women represent almost 56% percent of all Social Security beneficiaries age 62 and older and approximately 68% of all beneficiaries age 85 and older.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/28/2013

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6th Latina Women’s Conference @ the State House

March 23, 2013 A group of women are going to be getting together at the Massachusetts State House on Friday March 29th, for the 6th Annual Latina Women’s Conference, celebrating Women’s International Day! On this edition […]

WBZ-TV–03/22/2013

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Boston’s Best Ways To Celebrate Women’s History Month 2013

This year, for women’s history month, Boston is celebrating women of all shapes, sizes and accomplishments, but particularly the innovative women in history.

03/04/2013

A woman at a shooting range

Gun Permits Surge In Massachusetts

Even before the Connecticut school shooting, more and more people in Massachusetts were looking to get a gun.

12/20/2012

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