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Some really awful things have happened this week and, unfortunately, a huge percentage of them happened to women. We know you don’t exactly enjoy reading about this kind of stuff but, hey, it’s important. So here it goes.

Okay, this story is really awful. A Massachusetts woman named Darlene Haynes, 23, was found… READ MORE »


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I knew tanning beds weren’t a great idea, but I didn’t realize they were this bad! People who start fake-baking before age 30 have a 75 percent higher chance of getting cancer and are eight times more likely to get melanoma. [Guh-reat. — Editor] But, wait: It gets worse. Asbestos, arsenic, radium, and cigarettes are… READ MORE »


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Next week, get ready for a day off. Well, not actually a day-off day off, but a day off from incessant coverage of Megan Fox. On August 4th, manly websites across the blogosphere will stop giving the “Transformers” starlet so much attention. Doug Sheckler from 205th.com explains, “She needs to do more to earn our… READ MORE »


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Looks like stores that carry red wine should stock up on condoms, too! An Italian study found that women who sipped vino rouge scored higher on the Female Sexual Function Index than those whose drink of choice was white wine or, well, anything else. Scientists don’t know why this is true, but some think it… READ MORE »


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If you have an extravagant wedding, you might be in debt longer than your marriage lasts. According to a U.K. financial management company, couples borrow an average of $42,000 to pay for their wedding. This can take 16 years to pay off with interest and everything, and the average marriage supposedly lasts 11.5 years! So,… READ MORE »


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Right after giving birth to her son, James, new mama Joanne Mackie started finding blisters on her arms and legs. A few days later, she winced whenever anything touched the painful rash and the tiny blisters that had blossomed into painful welts. Joanne was in such agony she could no longer hold her baby and… READ MORE »


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At Port Chester High School in New York, officials have signed off on a new service that has lots of folks up in arms. They’ll now be offering free STD and pregnancy testing to any student who asks … without parental consent or notification. While many people are squirming in their seats thinking about the… READ MORE »


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Sarah Palin’s henchmen are rumored to be asking radio syndicators if they’re interested in giving the perky ex-gov an on-air gig. [Inside Radio] — Coming soon, “The Rush Limbaugh & Sarah Palin” show? Oh my.
Scott Roeder, the anti-choice extremist accused of murdering Wichita abortion doctor George Tiller, has plead not guilty. If convicted,… READ MORE »


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In the downtime between the first and second season of “The Real Housewives of Atlanta,” NeNe Leakes, who you may remember as Anderson Cooper’s biggest fan, spent time writing an autobiography. The memoir, Never Make The Same Mistake Twice: Lessons on Love and Life Learned the Hard Way, hits bookshelves August 11 and is destined… READ MORE »


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I’m not going to lie. I was pretty excited about last night’s premiere episode of “More to Love.” At 6’1″, I’m a big girl no matter how much I weigh. Here was a show dedicated to the plight of all of us larger-sized folk wandering the earth, looking for someone who will say… READ MORE »


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When Fashion Week rolls around in New York, it turns out that the flashy events aren’t just an opportunity to show off wealth and seem cool—instead, it’s during this time that the prepsters grapple with the idea of “image,” and as a result, some of the kids end up showing their true colors. For Kelli… READ MORE »


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The Daily Mail reported on one woman’s harsh words for her former gym and asks: Why the hell did they let her join and work out when she was so clearly and severely anorexic? (As in skin-and-bones bad.) To the gym’s credit, it soon asked Jessica Bennington, 19, to produce a doctor’s note clearly stating… READ MORE »