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SPECIAL FEATURES

Women March on Capital Hill

One week before the inauguration of the 45th President of the United States of America I felt impotent. I was sad because the future of our country seemed bleak. My children and I had been watching the news and talking about how we felt. I reassured my daughters that they can be anything and anyone they want to be. I reminded my son that respect is important and that a good leader has respect for all people. But I wished there was a way we could talk to others who felt the way we did. One of my daughters said she would love to march on Washington, putting the idea in my head! With a few clicks I arranged for lodging and we were all set to go. We could not wait.

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Special Feature: Estelle O’Connell

Estelle  O’Connell grew up in a two-parent home. Her memories of her childhood were very fond. She always remembered above all the love her parents shared for one another. Instead of telling each other “I love you” they said Je t’aime. When Estelle was 19-years-old, the family was shattered by a troubled youth who entered the family business and killed her father, Stephen F. Sladowski, attorney, entrepreneur, father and husband. Snuffed out in a moment in time, a man and his family, lives changed forever. The kid went on the lamb and was caught, tried and given a life sentence.

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Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood, a women’s sexual healthcare provider for decades, finds itself at the front-line of the women’s movement.

Planned Parenthood is one of the leading reproductive and sexual healthcare providers in the nation, with more than 10 million activists, supporters and donors nationwide (2). The mission of the organization is to protect fundamental rights of all people throughout the world allowing each individual to manage their own fertility without a focus on race, income, sexual orientation, age nationality, origin or residence ( 2).  There is a need to protect the right to privacy and to enforce the lack of governmental interference into decision regarding one’s fertility (2).Continue reading

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Focus on Prevention: Tip-Toeing In The Direction of Winning the War

As indicated in our feature article, the heroin epidemic is a public health epidemic plaguing our communities and crippling our young people and their families. In Ontario County, Bonnie Ross, the Executive Director of the Partnership for Ontario County Inc.  which houses the Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition of Ontario County,  works diligently to combat the epidemic along with other issues faced by our youth today. Since her involvement in the organization, she has developed and initiated several new preventive programs paving the way for other counties to take heed and notice she is tip- toeing in the direction of winning the war!Continue reading

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The Dream Team: #BrassLife

Rebecca Dodge and Alexis (Lex) Suyat-Smith definitely fit the part of brains and beauty. This dynamic female duo is behind the success of the up-and-coming Brass Bar & Lounge on East and Alexander. Couple them with the vast experience of the owners who own several other downtown venues, and between them this is a dream team to be reckoned with. Recently, celebrating a one year anniversary, this prohibition-style lounge and everything about it, is a unique experience in downtown Rochester’s East and Alexander night scene. Experience a Manhattan-like sophisticated atmosphere, without NYC lounge prices.

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A HEALTHY SOLUTION, SPECIAL FEATURES

A Healthy Solution: Bluebird Harvest

Hello, this is Matt and Mike from Bluebird Harvest. In 2016, we created a home and workplace delivery program offering year-round, premium quality produce and local specialty goods in the Rochester area.  We started operations in July and we are continuously growing and providing quality products to our customers.  We bring convenience to the busy modern family and a hectic household at a reasonable price.  Continue reading

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Breakthrough Relief For Back Pain & Sciatica

If you suffer from low back pain and sciatica, you are one of the 80% of adults in the US with this often crippling spinal condition.

Shooting, stabbing and burning pains from the low back, sometimes with additional pain through the buttocks and down the legs are all symptoms of a pinched nerve often called “sciatica”.

Recent advances in the treatment of sciatica and lower back pain have led to the development and huge success of Non-Surgical Re-Constructive Spinal Care.

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Elizabeth Wende Breast Care

Great news for women of New York State GET SCREENED, NO EXCUSES Mammography Legislation goes into effect January 1, 2017

New legislation in New York State (NYS) introduced by Governor Andrew Cuomo will allow women better access to breast health care and services they need. The new legislation has three key components:

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