Category: women

Self-Employed Women Are Often Healthier: Study

Women who are their own bosses might have healthier hearts to show for it, a new study suggests. The study, of more than 4,600 working U.S. women, found that those who were self-employed typically got more exercise and were less likely to be obese or have high blood pressure or diabetes — major risk factors…


Van Vleuten Wins Women’s Tour de France for 1st Time

PLANCHE DES BELLES FILLES, France—Veteran rider Annemiek van Vleuten won the women’s Tour de France for the first time on Sunday after clinching the eighth and final stage in style. The 39-year-old Van Vleuten won the stage by 30 seconds from Dutch countrywoman Demi Vollering, who also finished the race second overall. Italian rider Silvia…


The Guilt That Women Suffer

Women struggle mightily with the emotion of guilt. I’ve observed this truth for nearly 30 years as a psychotherapist, and also as a friend, mother, employer, neighbor, and every other role I play with fellow women. When it comes to emotional well-being, guilt may be the greatest obstacle we face. Men struggle with guilt, too,…


Study on Women Shows Optimism Associated With Living an Extra Four Years of Life

A Harvard University study on women across different racial groups suggests links between optimism and a longer lifespan; with the group scoring the highest on optimism associated with an extra 4.5 years of life when compared to the lowest-scoring group. “Our findings suggest that there’s value to focusing on positive psychological factors, like optimism, as…


Japan Study Shows Women More Likely to Get Skin Rash From Moderna Shot

TOKYO—A study in Japan found that women were significantly more likely than men to develop rash-like side effects after a first dose of Moderna Inc.’s COVID-19 vaccine. The study of 5,893 participants between May and November last year showed that 22.4 percent of women developed delayed skin reactions after the first shot, compared to 5.1…


Police: Body of 1 of 2 Missing Women Found in Virginia River

RICHMOND, Va.—Search teams in Virginia have found the body of one of two women missing for days after a dozen people on rafts and paddleboards went over a dam on the James River, police said. The body of Lauren Winstead, 23, of Henrico County was found just west of the Powhite Parkway Bridge on Wednesday…


Want to Freeze Your Eggs? First, Face Reality

Commentary In a recent op-ed for the Washington Examiner, I outlined the reasons why a number of major U.S. companies are in favor of abortion. Interestingly, many of the very same companies are also in favor of egg freezing. For example, Facebook, Apple, Google, Uber, and Yahoo all offer female employees the option of freezing their eggs….


‘You Are Your Own Architect’: Fitness Guru Denise Austin’s Best Advice

Denise Austin, author and fitness expert with four decades of experience, proudly calls herself a cheerleader for people, of all ages and fitness levels, to have fun working out and getting fit. She’s known across the country for her deeply genuine, upbeat attitude toward exercise and fitness, and her healthy outlook on life. She now…


Women’s Savings Accounts Took a Hit During the Pandemic, Unlike Mens

When it comes to retirement savings, women have been lagging behind men. Just how bad is it? In retirement, women are 80 percent more likely to live in poverty as compared with men, according to AARP. And, the pandemic has made this disparity even worse. According to an analysis from Age Wave and Edward Jones,…


UEFA Bans Russia From Women’s Euros and World Cup, Clubs Banned Next Season

UEFA has banned Russia from the Women’s European Championship in July and from participating in qualifying for next year’s World Cup following the country’s invasion of Ukraine, European soccer’s governing body said on Monday. Portugal will replace Russia for the July 6–31 tournament in England, joining Netherlands, Sweden, and Switzerland in Group C. UEFA also…