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Dana Farrington

Dana Farrington appears in the following:

Birth Control And Blood Clots: Women Still Weighing The Risks

Sunday, February 09, 2014

The drug company Merck has agreed to settle with thousands of claimants who sued over the contraceptive NuvaRing. Hormonal birth control has never escaped controversy when it comes to potentially serious side effects, so how do women sort through the data and make a decision that works for them.

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5 New Year's Resolutions From Women To Watch

Monday, December 30, 2013

How do you set a resolution when you've already accomplished so much? These women have innovated and inspired, but they still have hopes for improvement in 2014.

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Diaspora Sounds Alarm As Dominicans Face Statelessness

Friday, December 20, 2013

A court ruling in the Dominican Republic retroactively revokes citizenship for thousands of people of Haitian descent living in the country. The issue has been building for years, and the responses that have appeared in op-ed pieces across the U.S. tell a complicated history — and offer some dire warnings of what could be ahead.

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TEDWomen 2013: In Innovation, Age Is Nothing But A Number

Sunday, December 08, 2013

What do 64-year-old swimmer Diana Nyad and 13-year-old entrepreneur Maya Penn have in common? At the TEDWomen conference in San Francisco, a range of speakers shared the ways innovation and ingenuity kept them young.

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Popping A Baby Out Like A Cork, And Other Birth Innovations

Friday, November 29, 2013

With babies getting bigger and moms' pelvises getting smaller, it's no wonder moms have problems in delivery these days. Inventors have come up with all kinds of devices to help babies into the world. Some seem promising, but others are a little far-fetched.

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Photographing Puerto Rican New York, With A 'Sympathetic Eye'

Saturday, October 26, 2013

The 1970s were a tumultuous time in the city's history, but it was also a time of great change for the Latino community, then mostly Puerto Rican. Photojournalist-activist Bolivar Arellano made a point of documenting the "good." Those who have studied his work say he captured the nuance that outsiders often missed.

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Second Arrest Made In Connection With LAX Dry Ice Explosions

Saturday, October 19, 2013

Both suspects work for the same ground handling company at the airport. The explosions — one on Sunday and one on Monday — did not cause any injuries, and police say there was no link to terrorism.

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Kerry Hopes Syria's Chemical Weapons Are Shipped Out Of The Region

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Weapons inspectors are still in Syria assessing the country's stockpile and how to destroy it. It's unclear where the weapons would go if they were sent abroad, but there are signs that such a move is under consideration.

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ESPN Says It Backs Reporting As It Pulls Out Of NFL Series

Friday, August 23, 2013

The network asked to have its branding removed from an upcoming PBS series on the NFL and head injuries. Two of its reporters contributed to the effort, and there's a report that the decision followed pressure from the NFL.

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Hawaii Homeless Initiative Would Send Some Back To Mainland

Thursday, August 01, 2013

The state is implementing a controversial pilot program that offers some homeless people a way to leave Hawaii and reunite with family members in other states. A noteworthy critic of the plan is the department in charge of implementing it, which foresees a costly administrative burden.

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How Midwives Have Become Critical In War Zones

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Pregnancy is unusually complicated in humanitarian crises. Midwives also often have to help women who have experienced sexual violence and have reproductive health issues.

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San Francisco Crash Victims Identified As Chinese Girls

Saturday, July 06, 2013

Video reports show smoke billowing from Flight 214 and it appears to have broken into at least two large pieces. Images from the scene also show many passengers walking away from the crippled jet.

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Facebook Bug Exposed Contact Information Stored On Profiles

Friday, June 21, 2013

The company says it has fixed the problem, which allowed users who were downloading data from the site to see email addresses and phone numbers for other people.

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Paula Deen's Contract Is Toast After Quick-Fire Criticism

Friday, June 21, 2013

The Food Network will not renew the celebrity chef's contract at the end of the month, following backlash from a deposition for a discrimination lawsuit in which Deen admitted to using the N-word.

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What Is Meant By The Term 'Whistle-Blower'

Monday, June 10, 2013

When Edward Snowden came forward as having leaked information about a National Security Agency program, he was quickly labeled a "whistle-blower" by many. Is that a misnomer?

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Construction Worker In Custody For Phila. Building Collapse

Saturday, June 08, 2013

Sean Benschop turned himself in Saturday, a day after police issued a warrant for his arrest. He faces charges in connection to the incident Wednesday that killed six people and injured more than a dozen.

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Why Do People Live In Twister-Prone Oklahoma?

Monday, June 03, 2013

In response to our coverage of the tornadoes, online comments have asked, "Why put yourself in the path of such disaster?" But Oklahoma residents have their reasons for staying put.

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Gnomes Crash Distinguished Garden Show In England

Saturday, May 25, 2013

The contentious little creatures were allowed in the Chelsea Flower Show for the first time in its 100-year history. Their presence has been hotly debated, but celebrity-decorated gnomes will be sold for a cause.

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French President Signs Same-Sex Marriage Into Law

Saturday, May 18, 2013

Parliament had passed the legislation in April, but the main opposition party challenged its constitutionality. A ruling by the Constitutional Council on Friday paved the way for President Francois Hollande's official blessing.

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Newtown Panel Votes To Build New School At Sandy Hook Site

Saturday, May 11, 2013

After multiple meetings about whether to renovate, rebuild or relocate, town leaders voted to tear down the elementary school in which 26 children and educators were killed in a mass shooting in December.

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