-Sarah Palin is rallying Mama Grizzlies to join her in what she calls a "feminist" coalition. Without resistance from the left, Palin may completely redefine the feminist movement . [ Salon ]
-The traditional idea of women using pregnancy to trap men in relationships has now been reversed . Two new studies show that a surpising number of men use "reproductive coersion" as a form of control. [ The Nation ]
-A Colombian village plagued by early-onset Alzheimer's provides hope for researchers of the disease . The prevalence of a genetic mutation spread by intermarriage has given researchers a large and homogeneous sample size for testing methods of disease prevention. [ New York Times ]
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