Berkeley, Calif., is famous for taking on bold, liberal causes, which is why officials there may not have expected the controversy over a proposal to help city workers afford sex change operations.The amount of cash at stake in Berkeley is fairly small.
People have been arguing for decades over whether abortion endangers a woman's mental health. Now, a new study could settle the debate.Choosing to have an abortion is not an easy decision, and scientists have put a lot of effort into trying to find out whether women are harmed by that choice.
The State of the Union speech Tuesday night stirred up a lot of talk about the growing federal deficit and how it may weigh on America's future.But the nation is already paying a price for a health debt of sorts.
New mothers are told again and again that breast milk is the healthiest food for babies. But not all mothers are able to nurse.Some of them have discovered they can still give their babies the benefits of breast milk by feeding them milk donated by other moms.