"Everything about periods was tailored to girls, yet me, a boy, was experiencing this ... "
Men who go through 36 tampons a month claim 'economic vulnerability'
Buying menstrual products labeled for women makes him feel 'isolated'
Jan. 11, 202o
NBC News – When transgender model and activist Kenny Ethan Jones experienced his first period, he faced both physical and psychological pain.
Initially, Jones, who had not yet come out as trans at the time, felt like he was...
"Hopefully they will survive that infection, but there are those that do not unfortunately."
Virus causes hospital to cancel maternity tours |
Jan 13, 2020 |
WHO TV, DES MOINES, Iowa – Flu season is ramping up in Iowa, but there's another virus that has health officials concerned.
Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) may be trailing only influenza in central Iowa viruses, but it may be just as lethal.
"Potentially fatal. We have our hospital full with infants and children...
Outdated food inspection standards cost consumers money and divert resources from more efficient food safety tools
Jan 9, 2020 |
Food Safety News – A federal judge in St. Paul is scheduled, on Jan. 27, to consider the government’s motion to dismiss a last-ditch attempt to stop the modernization of swine inspection procedures.
Unions led by the United Food and Commercial Workers sued the U.S. Department of Agriculture Oct. 7, 2019, over the Food Safety and Inspection...
State will attempt to vaccinate wildlife from the air; are humans next?
Health department airdropping rabies vaccine bait for wildlife along border |
Jan 9, 2020
Rio Grande Valley, TX – This week, state health services is airdropping rabies vaccine in an effort to distribute to wildlife over nearly the entire border.
In Texas, that’s 1,256 miles. A large target.
Small airplanes at the Zapata County Airport are going in and out, dropping baits containing the vaccine over...
Deadbeat-dad Biden and serial rapist Cosby: both in court over their zipper problems – and both in deep denial
| Jan 9, 2020
AP – Comedian Bill Cosby filed an appeal Thursday of a court decision last month that upheld his conviction for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman at his home.
The latest appeal — filed with the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, which does not have to take the case — focuses on four key trial issues, including the...
Typically, a core element of any rehab effort from drug abuse and other self destructive behaviors is to become honest with oneself and others. Yet according to private investigators, Hunter Biden entered a tony Arizona rehab institution under an assumed name, that of his dead brother Beau ...
(Claire Russel, Liberty Headlines) Hunter Biden, son of presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden, allegedly stole his deceased brother’s identity to hide his location, according to a private...
Jan 5, 2020
CNN – A Walmart in Pennsylvania is facing a bedbug infestation after someone released the parasitic insects in a men's changing room, state police said.
A manager at the store in Edinboro found a closed pill bottle with live bugs crawling inside and reported it to authorities Thursday, police said in a release.
The bottle was found inside a boy's jacket which was for sale.
"We take this seriously and are looking into this," a...
US to start collecting DNA from people detained at border
HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. government on Monday launched a pilot program to collect DNA from people in immigration custody and submit it to the FBI, with plans to expand nationwide.
The information would go into a massive criminal database run by the FBI, where it would be held indefinitely.
A memo outlining the program published Monday by the Department of Homeland Security said U.S. citizens and...
Was a Chinese court justified in jailing the doctor who edited the genes of two baby girls while they were still embryos? Comment below.
Dec 30, 2019
(CNN)A Chinese scientist who helped create the world's first gene-edited babies has been sentenced to three years in prison.
He Jiankui shocked the world in 2018 when he announced that twin girls Lulu and Nana had been born with modified DNA to make them resistant to HIV, which he had...
Washington (CNN) More than 200 members of Congress are urging the Supreme Court to reconsider -- if not overrule -- the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision, which legalized abortion nationwide.
Thirty-nine Republican senators and 168 members of the House of Representatives, almost all of them Republicans, signed a so-called "friend of the court" brief filed on Thursday by the national anti-abortion group Americans United for Life in connection with a challenge to a Louisiana...
"Chinese authorities have launched an investigation into a mysterious viral pneumonia which has infected dozens of people in the central city of Wuhan. A total of 44 cases have been confirmed so far, 11 of which are considered severe." – BBC
Jan 3, 2020
The Asian Review, HONG KONG -- Asian governments are stepping up precautionary measures to prevent an outbreak of a mysterious illness after Chinese health authorities reported 44 cases of a "viral pneumonia...
"I am literally telling you f*ckers to die off"
Internet confession to letting 11 Trump supporters die sparks investigation and FBI outreach
| Jan 2, 2020
Reclaimthenet.org – Over the last few days, a screenshot of a private message (PM) from a Reddit user appearing to show them bragging about letting 11 elderly Trump supporters in a nursing home die while under their care has been circulating online.
Now healthcare staffing solutions company AMN Healthcare says they're investigating...
Keep exercising: New study finds it’s good for your brain
January 2, 2020
Mayo Clinic News Network
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Cardiorespiratory exercise — walking briskly, running, biking and just about any other exercise that gets your heart pumping — is good for your body, but can it also slow cognitive changes in your brain?
A study in Mayo Clinic Proceedings from the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases provides new evidence of an association between cardiorespiratory fitness and brain...
Important note—check with your physician before starting any exercise program. This workout is designed for those already in good health without serious or pressing medical conditions.
Warm-up (3-5 minutes): March in place, jog at a steady pace or do jumping jacks.
For an extra challenge: elbow to knee raise—start by raising your hands over your head, bring your left elbow down as your right knee raises up to meet it, do the same on the other...
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