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How to Be the Parent Your Teenager Needs

No matter how much we love our adolescent children, knowing how best to support them during their teen years is confounding for many parents. With suicide rates climbing, the stakes are higher than ever. Here’s help for parents when they need it most.

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Stop Repressing Emotion—They Can Help You Succeed

Women have long been chided for being too sensitive, chatty, and emotional, especially in the workforce. Now, more of us are realizing these traits can make us more effective employees and leaders—as well as better friends, lovers, and parents. The key? Learning how to effectively channel our feminine side. Here’s how we do it.

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What to Do When Your Trauma is Triggered

The New York Times and New Yorker investigation into Harvey Weinstein’s sexual misconduct unleashed the #MeToo movement, and women everywhere began sharing their frustration—and fury—about the ways they’d also been mistreated and abused. Yet, what this movement has also sparked is an unintended consequence: It’s re-triggering traumatic experiences from the past, bringing terrible memories and emotions to the surface again. What can you do if this has happened to you—or how can you best support a friend or loved one facing an old trauma all over again? Real Woman investigates.

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How Can We Fix Our High Maternal Mortality Rate in the US?

Statistically, the maternal mortality rate in the United States is abysmal compared to that of other developed countries, but most of those deaths are preventable. Here’s what Capital Health is doing to protect the moms (and babies) in their care—and what you need to know to be part of the solution.

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