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Fashion and Beauty

By: | 10 Feb 2016 | Comments Off on 100th Anniversary of International Women’s Day

March 8, 2011, marks the 100th annual International Women’s Day (IWD), a celebration of the strides that women have made toward equality in their family, work, and personal lives.  IWD’s goals of providing women with choices that empower them to lead full and productive professional and personal lives are a perfect fit with the opportunity […]


By: | 25 Jan 2016 | Comments Off on Beyond The Only One In The Room: Women In Science

ur conversation occurred at the Maryland Women’s Heritage Center (MWHC) during an event that focused on STEM (Science Technology Engineering Math) and whose purpose was to encourage young women to be inspired by science. Puzzles, games, and brochures were available that celebrated the careers of women from the NASA Goddard Space Center.

Health & Wellness

By: | 25 Jan 2016 | Comments Off on Travel Precautions to Prevent DVT

Interestingly enough, air travel has increased risks of DVT over other forms of travel because of reduced cabin pressure and lower humidity. The reduced cabin pressure can cause abdominal distention from intestinal gas. The abdominal swelling can reduce blood return to the heart, increasing the risks of blood clotting. With low humidity levels, passengers are apt to lose more water than they realize through sweat and exhaled breath. This underscores the need for travelers to stay hydrated. Here are some suggestions to reduce your risk of a blood clot during travel: