Capitol Shooting Coverage Is Getting Postpartum Depression All Wrong

We don't know much about 34-year-old dental hygienist Miriam Carey, who was shot and killed by police yesterday after she crashed into a barricade outside the White House and led a high-speed chase to the U.S. Capitol — with her toddler still in her carseat — but we do know that her shooting has given pundits yet… »10/04/13 2:50pm10/04/13 2:50pm


Maybe No One Talks About Postpartum Depression Enough Because No One Is Actually Sure if They Have it

If you have had yourself a baby, then you've likely experienced the infamous "hormone crash" that comes with it — the out-of-this-world soar of humanity-affirming juice that makes you feel pain-free, lightweight and crazy in love with your offspring, followed by the swift, unceremonious thud of reality that hits a few… »3/20/13 12:20pm3/20/13 12:20pm

Hospital Opens First Clinic For Moms With Postpartum Depression

In recent years there's been an effort to inform people that the weeks and months after you give birth aren't always spent blissfully cooing at your newborn while sitting in a rocking chair bathed in sunlight. In fact, there's a chance you'll develop terrible depressive and even suicidal thoughts. Now one hospital is… »8/14/11 8:58pm8/14/11 8:58pm

Ann Richards' Daughter Keeps Her Mom's Talent For Ripping Into Clueless White Men Alive

  • Planned Parenthood head Cecile Richards, daughter of late Texas firebrand Ann Richards, tactfully rips John McCain's campaign a new one after his top strategist calls Planned Parenthood "one of the most radical pro-abortion groups in the country." [Politico]
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