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WOMEN'S HEALTH

New Miss Universe: Another Underweight Diva

HEADLINE HEALTH – Harnaaz Kaur Sandhu was crowned the new Miss Universe on Sunday night. Photos of Ms. Sandhu raised immediate questions about her health and the possibility of anorexia or other eating disorder. The 34-26-34 beauty queen stands 5′ 9-1/2″ tall, while her weight has been reported as 50 kilograms, or 110 pounds. According a chart published by the National Institutes of Health, this places Ms. Sandhu 18 pounds below the minimum value for the normal...

Cannabis Use in Pregnancy Is Linked to Child Anxiety, Hyperactivity

The findings of a new study highlight symptoms of increased anxiety, hyperactivity and aggression in children whose parents used cannabis during pregnancy.

Florida Man Poses As Surgeon To Meet Women, Then Steals Their Money

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — A Florida man who pretended to be a surgeon to meet women on dating sites and steal their money was indicted on federal charges last week, prosecutors said. Brian Brainard Wedgeworth, formerly of Tallahassee, is said to have swindled money from at least 21 people in Florida and other states. According to the indictment, Wedgeworth met his victims on dating apps such as Bumble, Plenty of Fish and Christian Mingle. He claimed...

Fertility Clinic Switches Test Tubes, Disaster For 2 Families

(CNN) A lawsuit filed by a Southern California couple says a Los Angeles-based fertility clinic implanted the wrong embryos into two women during in vitro fertilization procedures, resulting in a life-changing mix-up for two families who unknowingly gave birth to children that weren't theirs and raised them for several months. Daphna and Alexander Cardinale, residents of Los Angeles County, were customers of the California Center for Reproductive Health and Dr. Eliran Mor in 2019, according...

Covid And Pregnancy: Don’t Get Worried, Get Vaccinated

USA TODAY – A COVID-19 infection during pregnancy can leave an imprint on the fetus, according to a growing body of research, though it's unclear whether that effect is long-lasting. Two studies published last month show that the disease, particularly when it's severe, can affect the immune activity at the time of birth and that boys may be affected differently than girls. It's far too early to know whether babies exposed to COVID-19 during pregnancy will...

Florida Rule Leads To Death Of Nurse’s Unborn Baby

NBC NEWS – A pregnant Florida nurse said she was assisting her patient when another patient came into the room and shoved her against a wall, resulting in the death of her unborn child. The alleged attack happened Saturday evening in the behavioral unit at Orlando Health South Seminole Hospital. The nurse, who was just over eight months pregnant, told Longwood police officers that she was giving her female patient medication when the woman began screaming....

HPV Vaccine Is Saving Women’s Lives

A new study found a 97% drop in pre-cancerous changes to cells in women vaccinated between the ages of 12 and 13, 75% in women vaccinated between the ages of 14 and 16, and 39% in women vaccinated between the ages of 16 and 18.

Pornhub Star Sentenced To Ten Years In FL Murder Case

MEAWW, HOLMES COUNTY, FLORIDA: A well-known porn star has been sentenced in a murder case that took place in Holmes County, Florida last year. Lauren Wambles, 24, popularly known as Aubrey Gold in the adult film industry, was sentenced to 10 years in prison and five years of felony probation upon release after she pleaded no contest to one count of accessory after the fact to second-degree murder with a firearm. Her charge was in...

New Hooters Uniforms: Do They Go Too Far?

DAILY DOT – Hooters is reportedly making a new part of its uniform optional after some employees critiqued it on TikTok. Over the last week or so, several Hooters servers showed off the new shorts they are required to wear, though they were compared more to “underwear” and “panties.” A few employees compared the old shorts with the new ones, showing that they are visibly shorter and ride higher on the hip, much like underwear. One server...

“Betrayed, Broken” – How Tragedy And Faith Reshaped Jill Biden’s Life

Jill Biden talked about her South Carolina "prayer partner" as recently as February of this year, but always without naming her. On Sunday, she returned to Brookland Baptist to help celebrate Pastor Charles B. Jackson Sr.'s 50th year of service and laid out in emotional detail how his wife had helped her reclaim her faith.

Most People Still Can’t Find This Female Body Part

THE GUARDIAN – If you have a vulva between your legs, could you identify the seven separate structures in a mirror? If your partner has a vulva, can you identify theirs? For over half the population, the vulva is a significant part of their body; an exit and an entrance, a site of pleasure and, often, pain, that speaks to core human function and need. In 2021, it can feel as if we’re on the...

Florida Man Arrested For Stalking, Accosting Female Trump Supporter

TAMPA FREE PRESS – An outspoken, Trump-hating Florida man was arrested recently for stalking a conservative woman in a swimming pool. Sumter County deputies arrested Ed McGinty, Villages, Florida, after he accosted a woman who was wearing an anti-Biden shirt at a pool inside America’s largest retirement community. The arrest came after officials banned McGinty from the pool because of his actions. In a tweet on Sept. 23, McGinty said along with a photo he had posted,...

WHO Admits Staff Guilty Of ‘Harrowing’ Sex Abuse In Congo

A report by the World Health Organization this week detailed 83 allegations of sexual abuse by its employees during the Ebola crisis that began in 2018 in the Democratic Republic of Congo. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus called it a "dark day" for the U.N. body.

Muslim Sex Mutilation Case Thrown Out

DETROIT (AP) — A judge dismissed a new batch of charges Tuesday in the government's investigation of genital mutilation against girls in a Muslim sect, saying prosecutors in Detroit retaliated after major courtroom losses. It's another blow for the government, which broke new ground in 2017 when it charged a Detroit-area doctor with performing genital mutilation at a suburban clinic. The move was recognized as the first significant use of a federal law banning the...

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