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WHO to rename ‘Monkeypox’ to ‘MPOX’ at Biden admin’s request

Fox News – The World Health Organization (WHO) is set to change the name of the monkeypox virus to "MPOX." The change in nomenclature is an attempt to destigmatize the virus at the behest of President Biden's administration, according to a report from Politico that cited three anonymous sources with knowledge of the matter. Sources said that senior Biden officials have consistently urged the WHO to make the name change and have threatened to adopt new...

Is Health Insurance Really Insurance Anymore?

Health insurance nowadays covers some completely foreseeable expenses. Is it really insurance at all anymore?

South Florida Man Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison for Sex Trafficking Offenses Against Minor Girls

Department of Justice | U.S. Attorney’s Office | Southern District of Florida FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | Friday, November 18, 2022 MIAMI — A 26-year-old Broward County man was sentenced today in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., by U.S. District Court Judge William P. Dimitrouleas to 30 years in prison and five years of supervised release for conspiring to traffic minor girls for commercial sex. On August 11, 2022, following a four-day trial, a federal jury found Kerby Brown Jr.,...

Colorado club shooting suspect is “nonbinary,” attorneys say

Accused mass murderer Anderson Lee Aldrich claims he is "nonbinary"  AXIOS – The public defenders for the suspect in the mass shooting at a Colorado Springs LGBTQ nightclub said in a Tuesday night court filing obtained by a New York Times reporter that their client is nonbinary and uses they/them pronouns. The suspect, Anderson Lee Aldrich, 22, is facing multiple murder and hate crime charges over the shooting at Club Q last weekend that killed five...

Novel Vaccine Approach Halts Disease After 23 Years of Breast Cancer

MEDSCAPE – A woman who had breast cancer for 23 years, and who had gone through 12 different lines of therapy, has shown a dramatic response to a novel cancer vaccine in a clinical trial. A recent 6-month follow-up showed no evidence of new or recurrent disease, and scans showed regression of a distant bulky left adrenal metastasis, as well as at other sites. A small site of residual hypermetabolism remains in the sternum, but this...

Costco Is Kicking Off Its Black Friday Sales—Here Are Some of the Best Deals

EAT THIS, NOT THAT – If you're a Costco member (or ready to become one), you're in luck! Early savings have started online and in-stores  and run through Nov. 28. We've gathered up the best deals for foodies who want to fill their pantries with delicious staples. Then over the Black Friday weekend and through Monday (Nov. 25 to 28), even more items will be added to the sale. Godiva chocolates Nothing says "love" like a decadent...

Canadian teacher will be allowed to continue wear oversized prosthetic breasts with big nipples to school

MUSTREADALASKA – A high school teacher in an Ontario, Canada suburb will be allowed to continue wearing large prosthetic breasts to Oakville Trafalgar High School, where the transgender male to female teaches shop class. The large plastic breasts have nipples that protrude through the man teacher’s thin shirts, and have brought the school district unwanted international attention. The Halton District School Board conducted a review of a proposed dress code at the request of concerned citizens...

Gov. Gavin Newsom’s wife breaks down describing Harvey Weinstein’s ‘fish-like’ penis in court

NEW YORK POST – Identified in court as Jane Doe 4, Siebel Newsom broke down in tears recounting how Weinstein allegedly raped her in 2005 at the Peninsula Hotel in Beverly Hills. “I’m standing. I’m resisting,” she said. “Horror. I’m trembling. This is my worst nightmare. I’m just this blow-up doll that he’s just trying to masturbate off of.” When asked by Deputy District Attorney Marlene Martinez to describe Weinstein’s physique, Siebel Newsom said: “Lots of...

‘Dildo Ring Toss’ Featured at LGBT Pride ‘Family-Friendly’ Event

(Molly Bruns, Headline USA) An allegedly friendly-family gay Pride event hosted in Venice, Florida, featured a ring toss game where children tried to throw rings onto brightly-colored dildos to win a prize. According to the Post Millennial, this event was the city’s third annual family-friendly Pride event. Venice promoted it on their website, stating that its only desire is “to build collaboration around the community.” CAN Community Health, which is based in Sarasota, is the non-profit...

World Population hits 8 billion, creating many challenges

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — The world's population is projected to hit an estimated 8 billion people on Tuesday, according to a United Nations projection, with much of the growth coming from developing nations in Africa. Among them is Nigeria, where resources are already stretched to the limit. More than 15 million people in Lagos compete for everything from electricity to light their homes to spots on crowded buses, often for two-hour commutes each way in...

Two plus-size models say they were denied entry to a Los Angeles lounge

CNN – Two models in Los Angeles are urging other curvy women to speak out on size discrimination after saying they were denied entry to a popular lounge because of their bodies. Alexa Jay and Ella Halikas, who first shared their story on TikTok, said they went to The Highlight Room last week to celebrate a friend’s birthday. Jay said she first spotted Halikas, a friend and fellow plus-size model, while standing in line with others who...

Measles outbreak erupts among unvaccinated children in Ohio daycare

ARS TECHNICA Amid declining vaccination rates nationwide, an outbreak of measles has erupted this week among unvaccinated children at a childcare facility in Columbus, Ohio. The outbreak has sickened at least four children so far, all of whom are unvaccinated with no history of travel, meaning they contracted the highly contagious virus locally, according to Columbus-area health officials. Officials expect more cases Columbus CBS affiliate WBNS-TV reported that one of the four cases had been hospitalized in...

This Open Enrollment Season, Look Out for Health Insurance That Seems Too Good to Be True

KAISER HEALTH NEWS – It took nearly a year for Kelly Macauley to realize the health plan she bought while shopping for insurance coverage last October was not, in fact, insurance. Sure, red flags popped up along the way, but when she called to complain, she said, she was met with explanations that sounded reasonable enough and kept her paying her $700 monthly premiums. She said she was told that her medical bills weren’t being paid...

Moderna’s 3-way vaccine for COVID, flu and RSV. Will it work?

CBC News  – Moderna is developing a three-in-one vaccine against COVID-19, flu and RSV. The vaccine manufacturer is actively promoting the shot and hoping for regulatory approval in the next year. But without solid safety and efficacy data from clinical trials, it may never come to fruition. Moderna is actively promoting a combined COVID-19, flu and RSV vaccine, something that aims to target three of the most serious respiratory illnesses circulating each year in a single shot. But...
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