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What's The Worst Thing You Can Imagine Having To Go Through While Pregnant? You Forgot One.

The rest of the world looks to us as an example – and they shouldn't.

What's The Worst Thing You Can Imagine Having To Go Through While Pregnant? You Forgot One.

America's prisons are the only ones in the Western world that continue to shackle pregnant women, despite the majority of those women being nonviolent offenders. Only 16 of 50 states in the US have any regulations or laws against the shackling of female prisoners during childbirth.

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As people get older, social isolation and loneliness become serious problems. Many find themselves living alone for the first time after the death of a spouse. It's also difficult for older people to maintain friendships when people they've known for years become ill or pass away.

Census Bureau figures say that almost a quarter of men and nearly 46% of women over the age of 75 live alone.

But loneliness doesn't just affect those who reside by themselves. People can feel lonely when there is a discrepancy between their desired and actual relationships. To put it simply, when it comes to having a healthy social life, quality is just as important as quantity.

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