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Women are doing double the ‘emotional labor’ of men

A new report from the United Nations found that women do an estimated 2.6 times the amount of unpaid work that men do — what equates to “emotional labor.” This work that disproportionately falls to women includes vital jobs like taking care ...

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Charlyne Yi claims Marilyn Manson harassed women on 'House'

“House” actress Charlyne Yi alleged on Twitter that Marilyn Manson once visited the show’s set and harassed “every woman” about lesbian sex acts. The actress made the remarks on her social media account after Manson’s fans demanded refunds on Friday ...

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Why kidney stones are on the rise, especially for women

Kidney stones are becoming painfully common, especially in women. The reason, in part, is the increased use of CT scans to detect crystal masses that can develop anywhere along the urinary tract, Mayo Clinic researchers note in a new study. ...

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‘Black Panther’ empowers its leading women by giving them agency

“Black Panther” isn’t your standard, testosterone-fueled superhero movie. The film is packed with strong, dynamic women who play essential roles in defending Wakanda, the African nation they call home. Among them are Danai Gurira’s fearless protector, Okoye, and Lupita Nyong’o’s ...

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This is what women are so stressed about: study

Mom and dad, you’re seriously stressing out your adult daughters. That’s one conclusion of a large-scale women’s health initiative study out next Tuesday. The research reports that 37% of tristate women are “highly stressed” about the health of their parents, ...

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Pepsi CEO: Women want chips that don’t 'crunch too loudly'

Doritos meant just for women are being created by Pepsi-Cola because ladies “don’t like to crunch too loudly in public.” That’s what the company’s CEO, Indra Nooyi said in an interview with Freakonomics last week. She was speaking about the ...

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Halle Berry’s ex-manager accused of sexual harassment by 9 women

A top manager in Hollywood, who helped kick-off the careers of actresses Halle Berry and Taraji P. Henson is being accused of sexually harassing nine women. Vincent Cirrincione, now 70, is being accused by nine minority women of inappropriate behavior ...

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Grammys exec said women in music need to ‘step up' — and they did

Recording Academy President Neil Portnow walked back his comments that women in the music industry need to “step up” — but the suggestion has sparked a larger conversation about sexism, discrimination and award show representation. Portnow made the comment at ...

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Lorde buys full-page ad celebrating women after Grammys snub

Lorde isn’t being melodramatic, she’s just thankful. The singer, who was the only woman nominated the best album of the year Grammy for “Melodrama” but wasn’t asked to perform at the ceremony, took to the presses to praise her fans ...

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Pink responds to call for women to 'step up' after Grammys

“Dear Mr. President”… of the Recording Academy. Pink hit back at Neil Portnow’s controversial comments after the Grammys Sunday night in which he attempted to defend the male-dominated awards show. Only one woman — Alessia Cara, named best new artist ...

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