Many stage 4 breast cancer patients say that they don’t relate with the pink ribbon.
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October is awash in seas of pink T-shirts, balloons and ribbons in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. But this messaging fails to recognize people who are not cured of the disease.
Many women with metastatic breast cancer feel left out of annual ‘Pinktober’ awareness drives because these campaigns tend to focus on earlier, more curable stages of the disease.
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A diagnosis of metastatic breast cancer means having cancer for the rest of one’s life – a situation with very different needs and concerns compared to earlier stages of the disease.
Most U.S. parents who take time off work to tend to newborns currently use unpaid leave.
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Polls have consistently found robust support for this benefit, with a growing share of the public approving of paid time off for dads.
Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signing a bill that virtually outlaws abortion in the state.
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Conservative Christian women have played key roles in the anti-abortion movement for decades, but their contributions are often overlooked in language that focuses on men.
President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference.
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Research shows that context matters for understanding what a person’s words mean – especially when power dynamics are involved.