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  • To bring this point home, Fairweather poses the scenario of a woman who does not possess any genetic autoimmune-disease predisposition who, in the afternoon, takes a walk with her two-year-old down the sidewalk of their townhouse complex, rounds a corner, and walks right into a cloud of atrazine herbicide being sprayed on the crabgrass in the community.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • Delia Enright was a woman of substance in more ways than one.

    Moon Dance

  • I think I was talking about them all: the man on the mast; Grace and Curtis Peltier; a woman and child, a year earlier, lying on the floor of a cheap apartment; another woman, another child, in the kitchen of our home in Brooklyn a year before that again; my father, my mother, my grandfather; a little boy with a bullet wound for an eye.

    The Killing Kind

  • A woman's heart is her major health threat, and everyone who takes care of a woman has to realize that, says Emory University cardiologist Dr. Nanette Wenger, who co-authored the report.

    Heart disease, No. 1 killer, can sneak up on women

  • But on that night we walk into a fancy French restaurant in the Cuyahoga Valley for dinner before the prom, and we pass a man and a woman who are just leaving.

    Dont You Forget About Me

  • “When a woman ejaculates, what is it that comes out of her?”

    The Double Life is Twice as Good

  • I still had Ali Wynn, Grace's Boston friend, to talk to, but already Marcy Becker was looking like a woman worth pursuing.

    The Killing Kind

  • Gold rang the bell, and was greeted by a woman of medium height and wide build, paper-white hair framing a round, friendly face.

    Breakdowns

  • Then, one stiflingly hot July day in 1980, shortly before he died, he was called to a modest apartment on Ninety-fourth Street and Second Avenue rented by a woman named Marilyn Hyde, who worked as an insurance investigator in midtown.

    The Killing Kind

  • I find myself returning again and again to a woman named Tante Marie Aguillard, her impossibly tiny child's voice coming to me from out of her immense form.

    The Killing Kind

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