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posted 06/28/2021
A new law that broadens the definition of domestic abuse could substantially change the way it's handled by the courts and police.
posted 05/13/2014

Whole Foods CEO John Mackey, an outspoken critic of Obamacare, has touted the benefits of self-funded health insurance plans. But the company's own plan places limits on coverage such that families with autistic children are often forced shoulder the costs of treatment.

posted 12/04/2012

Medicare barely covers the in-home care Eileen Hadidian, who was diagnosed with bone cancer 2002, needs in order to remain in a comfortable environment. Now, she's facing bankruptcy.

posted 09/26/2009

The yearning for a male child in some Asian cultures -- Indian, Korean and Chinese in particular – runs deep. A male child is perceived as someone who will be a breadwinner when he grows up and take care of his parents in their old age, someone who will also continue the family line. In India, a girl child is viewed as a net loss to the family, mostly because when she is given away in marriage, she is expected to bring with her a dowry, a practice that still persists, despite the fact that it was banned in that country many years ago.

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posted 06/28/21
Whole Foods CEO John Mackey, an outspoken critic of Obamacare, has touted the benefits of self... more »
posted 05/13/14
Medicare barely covers the in-home care Eileen Hadidian, who was diagnosed with bone cancer 2002,... more »
posted 12/04/12

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Posted by vijisundaram | Wednesday, 2011-12-28, 11:38
Clear and succinct. Thanks, Trudy.
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A new law meant to curb domestic abuse runs up against judges who know little about it.
California’s coercive control law was enacted too late to help Blanca in her divorce from a husband she describes as manipulative and emotionally abusive.
A judge in Southern California embraced a new state law allowing victims to claim coercive control, that was designed to tip the balance in favor of women seeking child custody and restraining orders.