MEDICAL NEWS TODAY – The 2011 rom-com Hysteria popularized the view that sex toys are tools meant to cure hysteria in female patients.
This story originates from an influential book of medical history: The Technology of Orgasm, by Rachel Maines, which first appeared in 1999.
Maines argued that, in the late 19th century, doctors would often treat female patients’ hysteria symptoms by manually stimulating their genitalia.
According to her, the device eventually emerged as a device...
Some people who have received the COVID-19 vaccination report they feel ill after getting their first shot. Even more say the second shot can be followed by symptoms such as fever, fatigue, headache, and soreness at the injection site on their arm.
A photo of a sandwich labeled 'ROAST BEEF & CRIMINALIZED ONION RELISH' highlights the problem consumers often face in trusting food labeling ...
INDUSTRIAL PACKAGING – Food labeling is a highly scrutinized, crucial part of food product manufacturing. However, it also can be an easily rushed and/or overlooked part of bringing a product to market.
It's easy to make simple mistakes no matter how large or small your operation may be. It's also easy to...
MIFFLINTOWN, Pa. (WHTM)
67-year-old Cathy Husler got her first COVID-19 shot on Feb. 3, started having chills the next day, and a day after that, had chills so bad, she went to the ER.
“My temperature was 103.8,” Husler said. She had to stay overnight at Geisinger Lewistown.
“Wanted to rule out that I didn’t have any heart issues, that I didn’t have pneumonia, did a chest x-ray, did a CT scan to rule out that...
AARP – In the last several months, a number of studies have drawn a connection between blood type and COVID-19 risk, and most have reached the same conclusion:
People with type O blood, the most common kind, may have a slight advantage over their peers when it comes to risk for a coronavirus infection and hospitalization or death from COVID-19.
This, however, does not mean they can't contract the virus or fall seriously ill from...
Senate President Harvey Peeler is ready to split DHEC apart, bundling public health duties with the state's mental health department and funneling environmental permitting operations to other state agencies. McMaster has said he supports breaking up DHEC as well.
ZERO HEDGE – Several months back, we pointed out how new disclosure laws would be forcing hospitals to disclose the cost of services and rates negotiated by insurers.
Now, the numbers are starting to trickle in - and they're ugly.
Roughly 6,000 hospitals across the nation are starting to reveal the rates they negotiate with insurers for a number of procedures.
The figures show how widely prices vary for the same procedure depending on who is paying,...
Myth and fears: All of these things, and more, have been mentioned in claims that we’ve seen on the internet, or heard about from people who contacted us.
People who hear these claims may be worried about health effects, being tracked wherever they go, or even faith-related problems.
The bottom line: The first two vaccines to reach the market contain only snippets of genetic material, salt, sugar and fat. The other vaccines being developed will contain weakened...
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