51 % The Women's Perspective
12:28 pm
Thu July 7, 2011

51% Show # 1147

Albany, NY – Have you heard about the link between anti-depressants and cancer? 51% is happy to introduce you to Dr. Sharon Ufberg, an integrative health care journalist and global women's activist who hosts a regular wellness feature on KVON/KVYN in Napa Valley. Today she begins a feature we're calling Alive and Kicking.

5:18 Ufberg/Cancer

Dr. Sharon Ufberg is an integrative health care journalist. She hosts a regular wellness feature on KVON/KVYN in Napa Valley. She writes for the Huffington Post and Womens eNews and she'll be contributing regular Alive and Kicking features for us here on 51%. Find out more at drsharonufberg.com

Discussions of health, particularly cancer, can inevitably lead to discussions of the impacts of stress and grief. Grief is a universal experience, yet despite some common factors, each of us handles grief differently. Elaine McGillicuddy, who lost her husband of 40 years to cancer, has created a way to cope with grief that is as unique as their marriage. Carolyn Barnwell has the story.

7:58 Sing and I Will Hear You PRX

That story comes to us from producer Carolyn Barnwell.

Are you a superwoman? You probably don't think so, but you just might be. So many women not only are overachievers at work, but keep that quest for perfection going at home, too. They go home and cook a full dinner for their families while the laundry's running, while catching a few moments to check their work email. Author Selena Rezvani says men in the workplace still don't seem to be part of the conversation for equaling that workload.

4:15 Men in the Workplace Rezvani

Selena Rezvana is an author and speaker. You can find out more at nextgenwomen.com.

Finally, feminist.com's Marianne Schnall has some thoughts on that nagging desire we have to do something - to make a difference - and how it conflicts with that sense that we're just not big enough to do it.

3:30 Make a Difference Schnall

Marianne Schnall is an author and founder of feminist.com.

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