AUSTIN — The pre-abortion drugs were kicking in, and the seven women in a light pink waiting room were coaching each other through dizziness and chills. “It’s OK, You’ve got this,” one woman said. “I’m drowsy,” said another, curled up in a comfy chair. About half of them had a blanket and a spot to curl up in at this point before the procedure. Elsa Vizcarra’s job that day was to try to interview to all of them. Vizcarra, a University of Texas researcher, spent the better part of a year sitting with nearly 600 abortion patients at a dozen clinics around Texas to understand what led the women to these waiting rooms and what barriers they faced to get there. This story is based on her account of some of those conversations and clinic visits — Vizcarra and UT withheld details on locations of the clinics, and on the women interviewed, to protect their privacy. Mostly, she was struck by their resilience — to drive more than … [Read more...] about This researcher interviewed 600 women at Texas abortion clinics. Here’s what she saw.
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By Jeff Collins | [email protected] | Orange County RegisterPUBLISHED: March 18, 2019 at 7:35 am | UPDATED: March 18, 2019 at 7:36 am Travis Page, owner of Clover’s Lawn Service, rakes leaves at an Opendoor house on Joltaire Way in Winchester in December. Opendoor became the fourth iBuyer to start operating in Southern California. Although iBuyers have been active since 2014, the online home-buying model didn’t reach Southern California until 2017. (Photo by Frank Bellino, contributing photographer) Southern California is relatively new to the iBuyer trend, which prefers markets with large expanses of cookie cutter tract housing to make it easier to accurately price houses. While iBuying has been in full swing in places like Phoenix for several years, the first iBuyers started working in Southrn California in 2017. In the past six months, RedfinNow expanded from the Inland Empire into Orange and Los Angeles counties. Opendoor and Zillow Offers recently announced plans … [Read more...] about iBuyer companies want to buy your Southern California home
Binh Duong expects big jump in 2019 economic development The southern province of Binh Duong is expected to make a breakthrough progress in socio-economic development in 2019 thanks to its recent strong growth. Speaking at the meeting of the provincial People’s Council recently, Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Mai Hung Dung affirmed that the locality has continued to record positive changes in almost all fields in 2018. Binh Duong’s gross regional domestic product (GRDP) is estimated to increase 9.01 percent, compared to the target of 8.5 percent, while GRDP per capita reached 130.8 million VND per year. Export-import activities maintained a high growth, resulting in a trade surplus of over 4.7 billion USD. By November 15, Binh Duong attracted over 52.8 trillion VND (over 2.26 billion USD) of domestic investment, and 1.69 billion USD of foreign investment, representing respective increases of 25.3 percent and 20.9 percent … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS IN BRIEF 26/12
Pregnancy is a time of immense change in the human body – and with it comes a swath of symptoms and worries that mothers-to-be may be embarrassed or just scared to talk about. It’s tough to up and ask a doctor or a friend about baby bump size, “pregnancy brain,” bowel movements during labour, or how vaginas change after birth, to name just a few topics. So INSIDER rounded up expert answers to some common questions about pregnancy, birth, and the postpartum period. Read on for answers. 1. What are the early signs of pregnancy — and when will I notice them? The most common sign of pregnancy is a missing period, but you might also experience nausea, heartburn, constipation, tiredness, or breast tenderness,Dr. Talitha L. Bruney, medical director of OB-GYN at the Comprehensive Family Care Center,Montefiore Health System, told INSIDER. “These can occur within the first six to eight weeks of pregnancy,” she added. 2. What are the odds of a false … [Read more...] about 21 answers to the most uncomfortable pregnancy questions you were too embarrassed to ask
Don Markus Associated Press Published 10:06 PM EST Dec 13, 2018 Former Maryland coach D.J. Durkin could become the latest former Football Bowl Subdivision coach to rebuild his career at Alabama. According to a report published Thursday on AL.com, Durkin has been working with Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban’s football program in a “consultant-like capacity” for the past week. The 40-year-old Durkin was fired Oct. 31, one day after being reinstated by the University System of Maryland’s Board of Regents following nearly three months on paid administrative leave. Durkin lost his job in the aftermath of offensive lineman Jordan McNair’s death in mid-June and allegations of a “toxic” culture in the way he ran the football program during his 2 1/2 -year tenure at Maryland. Neither Durkin nor a spokesperson for Saban could be reached for comment. Durkin’s attorney, Jeffrey Klein, declined comment. Since Maryland announced Durkin was fired … [Read more...] about Thursday’s football: Durkin reportedly a consultant for Alabama