Content Tagged As women

1 year 3 months ago

Castro to be arraigned today

Ariel Castro will be arraigned later today. He's accused of kidnapping and holding three women captive for ten years. Castro is allegedly responsible for the horrors inside a Cleveland home, and he is charged with three counts of rape and four counts of kidnapping. Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and...

2 years 4 months ago

Hundreds march in NYC against 'war on women'

NEW YORK (AP) - Hundreds of protesters have marched in New York City against what they say are setbacks to equal rights and reproductive rights for women. Saturday's march against the "war on women" was one of dozens around the country. Protesters marched from Washington Square down Broadway to Foley...

2 years 4 months ago

Obama makes health care appeal to female voters

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama told hundreds of female supporters Friday that Republicans seem determined to meddle in women's health decisions in ways that are "appalling, offensive and out of touch." A recent fight in Congress over contraception access, Obama said, was like "being in a time machine." "These...

2 years 4 months ago

WIC in Pueblo taking new clients

The special supplemental nutrition program for women, infants and children, or WIC, says they have room for more clients. The Pueblo County Health Department says they are encouraging families to call and learn if they qualify for the assistance. The programs goal is to help keep pregnant and...

2 years 5 months ago

Women over 40 most at risk for AIDS

New numbers out tonight from the Southern Colorado AIDS Project show the face of HIV/AIDS is changing. Historicaly associated with gay men and IV drug users, experts say now it is women over the age of 40 who are most affected. Of the 34 million people suffering from AIDS...

2 years 5 months ago

Australian state toughens law for Muslim veils

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) - Muslim women will have to remove face veils when having their signatures officially witnessed under the latest laws in New South Wales, Australia's most populous state. State Attorney General Greg Smith said on Monday that officials who fail to check identities will face fines under laws...

2 years 11 months ago

Potty peeper appears in court

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - A man suspected of spying on women in bathrooms around Boulder is scheduled to be in court again Oct. 27. The Boulder Daily Camera reports that Luke Ivan Chrisco appeared in court Friday where a judge rescheduled his arraignment for next month. Arraignments are where suspects...

3 years 4 months ago

Nancy Lewis presented with ATHENA Award

The 2011 ATHENA Award was presented today to Nancy Lewis, at the Women in Business Conference and ATHENA Luncheon. Nancy Lewis is currently the President and CEO of Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center, and President of the Garden of the Gods Foundation. She worked for the...

3 years 10 months ago

One woman's 100th birthday wish

Close to two dozen sets of eyes were watching Marian Courter on Tuesday afternoon when she visited Lockheed Martin's facility near Interquest and I-25. Why? It was her wish for her one hundredth birthday to have lunch at the place where she loved to work. "[I wanted] just to see...

4 years 2 months ago

Obesity impact on sexual health

A new study looks at how obesity may impact sexual health. French researchers surveyed over 12,000 adults about their sexual behavior. Obese men were two and half times more likely to have problems with erectile dysfunction than normal weight men. Obese women had four times the number...

4 years 4 months ago

Navy to allow women to serve on submarines

The U.S. policy banning women from serving on submarines passed quietly into history Thursday morning. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates notified lawmakers in mid-February that the Navy would be lifting the ban - unless Congress objected. Navy spokesman Lt. Justin Cole said the deadline for Congress to object passed...

4 years 4 months ago

Topless? It's OK in Boulder

The Boulder City Council has approved an anti-nudity ordinance that doesn't include a ban on female toplessness. Boulder's measure approved Tuesday applies to anyone older than 10. An early version of the measure would have made it a crime for women to expose their nipples, but that provision...

4 years 4 months ago

Walking lowers stroke risk for women

You don't have to be a super athlete for exercise to improve your health. New research released this week shows that walking significantly lowers the risk of stroke for women. The 12-year study followed nearly 40,000 women. Here's what researchers found: • Women who usually walked at a...

4 years 5 months ago

Guided girls night out grows

The Manitou Springs Chick Crawl is expanding to downtown Colorado Springs. It's a guided girls night out, featuring food, wine and in-store events at shopping hot spots. Founder Sara Keller says the downtown Colorado Springs event will happen Wednesday, April 14. It's a a pedestrian-friendly event designed to...

4 years 5 months ago

Women need chance to avoid repeat C-section

A government panel says too many women who want to avoid a second Cesarean-section for child birth are being denied the chance. About 15 years ago, nearly 30 percent of women who'd had one C-section were delivering their next baby vaginally, a trend called VBAC for "vaginal birth after cesarean."...

Most Popular

Top Videos

1 2 3 4