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Archive for March 2016

CCL embarks on search for next leader

Executive Director Michael D. Manhart, PhD, has announced his upcoming retirement, seven years after graciously taking on the role “temporarily” to help the League while it transitioned to a new leader. In 2009 Mike was recently retired from a long career at Procter & Gamble and had been serving as a CCL board member when…

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Protect yourself against the elements, not your spouse

Happy Spring, everyone! The sun is creeping out and warmer weather looks like it’s here to stay, bringing spring into full swing. Spring also comes with that famous saying “April showers bring May flowers” (not a personal favorite one of mine…with an April birthday I wish it wasn’t associated with rain!). But now is the…

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St. Joseph, Husband of Mary

Today the Church celebrates St. Joseph, spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary. He is one of CCL’s patron saints because he is a role model for husbands, fathers and anyone trying to live a chaste life. The marriage of Mary and Joseph was truly unique. They loved each other as husband and wife but remained…

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Luck’s got nothing to do with it

On this feast of St. Patrick’s Day perhaps you are thinking about some of the luck in your life. Whether it be something small, like getting a good parking space or something larger, like being in the right place at the right time to meet your spouse. There are all sorts of luck (aka blessings!) to…

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Unsure about Essure? There’s good reason

On Monday the FDA announced that it will require a black box warning and a new postmarketing study of the birth control device Essure. This decision comes after thousands of complaints from women ranging from serious side effects to unplanned pregnancies. The online Essure Problems Facebook Community, which has over 27,000 members, has been effective…

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