The Missouri Legislature's Republicans want to make it even harder for women, including victims of rape and incest, to access abortions, and this week, they'll have the chance to do it. At the tail-end of the last legislative session, GOP lawmakers passed a bill tripling the mandated waiting period ... More >>
One of the nastiest side-effects of a difficult childbirth is the fistula, when an infant gets jammed so tightly in the birth canal that it cuts off the flow of blood to surrounding organs. Eventually the flesh rots away, leaving a hole, from which things -- piss, shit, menstrual blood -- leak. You ... More >>
You mean this isn't every girl's dream?OMG, did you hear The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 1 is out today and that Edward and Bella totally have the most romantic wedding ever and then they, like, totally do it and break the headboard and then Bella gets knocked up with a vampire baby? O ... More >>
Do investors want to see pregnant ladies get gouged? Apparently.via www.mommytopics.comThere is no such thing as bad publicity.That's the only conclusion we can reach upon hearing that even after getting pilloried in the national press for its attempt to charge pregnant women as much as $1,500 fo ... More >>
image viaParikh (center) and research subjects in Uganda.Washington University's College of Arts and Sciences has granted tenure to Shanti Parikh, a professor of anthropology, making her the first African-American woman in the college's history to achieve that honor. How nice to know that it ... More >>
6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 24. Busch Stadium, Broadway and Poplar Street.
Kids Count, a publication of Citizens for Missouri's Children, confirms that young people in the state are facing increasing challenges brought on by higher levels of poverty, a lack of affordable health care and a dearth of quality educational opportunities. The 2009 Kids Count Data ... More >>
www.myspace.comNathan Halbach, reportedly the son of a St. Louis priest, is now ill with brain cancer and asking for help from the Roman Catholic ChurchThe St. Louis chapter of SNAP (Survivors' Network of those Abused by Priests) is on the lookout for girls or women who may have been abused by a ... More >>
Each week, we scour the local Missed Connections section of Craigslist, in search of the best posts. Here are some that caught our eye recently. http://www.flickr.com/photos/aprilzosia/ / CC BY-SA 2.0Pregnancy test - I know this is weird - w4m - 19 - (Walgreens)"I saw you in the snack aisle. I'm ... More >>
In November St. Louis' archdiocesan administrator, Bishop Robert Hermann, made headlines when he told church clergy: "I think any bishop here would consider it a privilege to die tomorrow to bring about an end to abortion." The bishop went on: "If we are willing to die tomorrow, then we should be w ... More >>
A group of beer drinkers sues to stop InBev's buyout of Anheuser-Busch. (AP) Wine critic Robert Parker faces defamation charges in France. (AP) Is Amazon.com planning to sell wine? (Reuters) Pregnant women should eat fish, a new study finds. (UPI) - Ian Froeb
9 p.m., Friday, January 12. Blueberry Hill's Duck Room (6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City).
The polls say St. Louis isn't an adventurous city, but we disagree as we smoke a fat one on a bus, vote Republican and take on The Friendliest Stores in Town.
Heaven's Pregnant Teens (Epitaph)
Todd Solondz has been a lot of things, but never preachy or dull. Till now.
An overlooked '80s gem finally returns for an encore
A devastatingly moving Opera Theatre double bill
Week of January 7, 2004
Babies "R" Us
Week of July 30, 2003
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Week of January 15, 2003
Although its Broadway production closed after 29 performances, Twilight of the Golds refuses to die
Paul Taylor, at 70, is still exploring the dance frontier
Atrek soars in DecaDance
Comprehensive coverage of the Eighth Annual St. Louis International Film Festival
Breast-feeding is better for babies, better for mothers, better for society -- so why is the practice shrouded in shame?