Health Problems in Asian American/Pacific Islander and Native Hawaiian Women: High Cholesterol
Cholesterol is a waxy substance found in all parts of the body. It comes from two sources: your body and the food you eat. Your liver makes all the cholesterol your body needs. Eating too much cholesterol in animal foods like meats, whole milk dairy products, and egg yolks can make your cholesterol...
Treatment Methods for Women
Addiction to drugs is a serious, chronic, and relapsing health problem for both women and men of all ages and backgrounds. Among women, however, drug abuse may present different challenges to health, may progress differently, and may require different treatment approaches. Understanding Women Who... Health Problems in Hispanic American/Latina Women: Breast Cancer
Women get breast cancer when cells in the breast don't grow right, and a tumor forms. Getting a mammogram (x-ray of the breast) can help find the cancer earlier, which gives women more treatment options and improves chances for survival. Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer and the... Maryland State Resources
State Agencies and Organizations United States Senators Honorable Paul S. Sarbanes (D) 309 Hart Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510 (202) 224-4524 (202) 224-1651 (Fax) E-mail Web Form: http://sarbanes.senate.gov/pages/email.html Web: http://sarbanes.senate.gov Honorable Barbara A....
Adoption Tax Credit
August 20, 2011, 4:34 pm
For the next couple of years, adoptive parents will not be dreading April 15 -- Tax Day. Thanks to the Federal Adoption Credit, many people can offset some of the rather high costs associated with adoption.
I knew about the adoption tax credit, but I must admit that I did the bare minimum for... Work in Ethiopia
February 1, 2011, 9:35 pm
A very good friend sent me an article she found in a recent magazine. It was the story of a family that adopted three boys from Ethiopia. It was a very intense piece of written work. It was quite difficult to read because of issues that the family and their children went through. Two of the boys... Walk Alike, Talk Alike
March 7, 2012, 7:56 am
This is where I will officially cross the line and some of you will begin to think/realize I am crazy. Yesterday at dinner, the Blitz (age 2) had a dinner-time breakdown when he thought I was getting stuff onto his plate too slowly. To my older children I said, "Isn't that sweet? He looks and...
The Best Choice
I found that I was 7 months pregnant after I was raped from an friend of mine. At the time I felt so lost and confused. I didn't know and expect what to do with my life, including the fact the a new... Adoption: Right Choice
October 08, 2003Imagine my son's delivery room. He has just been born, and our family is huddled together with the love and warmth and security that only a mother and father can provide.Too bad it... A Happy Ending
Hi, my name is Cheryl. I visited (Adoption.com) and many other adoption sites many times a couple of years ago in search of my biological mother. I had had a happy childhood with my adoptive family...