Flower power: Freedom Floral in Spring Branch uses shop to support other women-owned businesses
Freedom Floral, a full-service flower shop in Houston’s Spring Branch district, opened in the summer of 2020 by three moms, Chelsea Wrobel, Bridget Azzam and Jenna Scott, all on a mission help support other local women in business and share the power of the female tribe.
Chicago Fire Department needs stronger policies against sexual harassment, racial discrimination, city watchdog says
The Chicago Fire Department needs to put in place stronger policies to deal with the sexual harassment and racial discrimination that have long dogged the agency, the city’s watchdog found in a report released Wednesday. Inspector General Joseph Ferguson’s audit notes the overwhelmingly male and white department’s history of mistreatment of minorities and women.chicagotribune.com
41 years ago, Sandra Day O’Connor blazed a historic trail for women in the legal profession
Sandra Day O’Connor not only had a degree from one of the most prestigious universities in the world -- Stanford University in California -- but also a law degree she earned from the same institution in just two years.
How Houston MMA fighter Bi Nguyen found her purpose to fight
HOUSTON Did you know that one of the world's most skilled professional mixed martial arts fighters calls Houston home? Her name is Bi Nguyen and shes a true fighter both on the cage and in life. And honestly, the work I do to advocate for women feeds my soul, said Nguyen, who wants to change peoples misconceptions about MMA. What I would like people to know about MMA is that its just a lot of discipline, its a sport like any other. MMA is just what I do as a sport, said Nguyen who explained her purpose to fight.
Women getting fewer C-sections, data shows
Women getting fewer C-sections, data shows Government health data shows that the number of C-section deliveries is down to one-third of total births. Also, a new study ties more risk to heart plaque. Eboni Williams reports on the day's top health news.cbsnews.com
New advice on common pregnancy risks
New advice on common pregnancy risks Women can reduce their risk for gestational diabetes, a disease that can have long-term consequences for mothers and babies, by not smoking and maintaining a healthy lifestyle during pregnancy. Also, women who smoke during pregnancy can hurt their sons' fertility. Eboni Williams reports on the day's top health stories.cbsnews.com
Women survive after being run over by train
Women survive after being run over by train Two women trespassing on an Indiana railroad bridge were run over by a locomotive, but escaped apparently unharmed. The train's conductor was certain he had killed the women, but they were seen running away after train passed over them. James Brown reports.cbsnews.com