A new study published in the journal Social Forces finds that a wife’s quality of life is improved when her husband spends more time at the office, or on the job. On the other hand, wives who work long hours have husbands whose health is negatively affected by staying home.
Republicans used their majority to cut short debate and give preliminary approval early Monday to some of the toughest abortion restrictions in the country as time was running out on the Texas Legislature’s special session.
Gov. Rick Perry has directed Texas health officials to look for funds to cover the cost of the Medicaid Women’s Health Program if the federal government pulls its funding amid a fight over Planned Parenthood.