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Some call it ‘stealthing,’ others call it sexual assault – CNN

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Father of Terminally Ill Baby Carried to Term Opens Up About Her Death: ‘We Felt Cheated’ – Us Weekly

An Oklahoma City couple lost their second child, Eva, last week, and the father, Royce Young, wrote about the painful and heartbreaking decision to bring the baby to term knowing that their daughter would not live longer than a few days or even hours.  The Most Captivating Real-Life Stories of 2016 Young, an NBA writer […]

Ian Paterson: Breast surgeon ‘played God’ with women’s bodies – BBC News

Ian Paterson: Breast surgeon ‘played God’ with women’s bodies – BBC News

Image copyright SWNS Image caption Ian Paterson was described as “charming” by his patients Thousands of patients were introduced to breast surgeon Ian Paterson. The 59-year-old, who has been found guilty of wounding with intent, appeared trusting, kind and with their best interests at heart. But he left them disfigured and suffering years of mental […]

Lamb fetuses can now grow in artificial wombs. Will humans be next? – Los Angeles Times

When babies are born, they draw their first breaths. Those gulps of oxygen trigger the lungs to stop developing. When babies are born prematurely, the same thing happens. But a preemie’s lungs are critically underdeveloped. Scientific advancements have made it possible for babies born as early as 22 or 23 weeks to survive, but they […]

Measles outbreak prompts vaccination message from Minnesota health officials – Grand Forks Herald

As of Thursday afternoon, April 27, the Minnesota Department of Health had confirmed 28 cases in Hennepin County and one in Stearns County. All were among children under age 5, most of them unvaccinated. “Measles is very contagious and can spread very quickly,” said Denise Kragenbring, public health supervisor with Kandiyohi County Public Health. Families […]

5 reasons why you may get bit by a mosquito – Sioux City Journal

FILE – In this Jan. 18, 2016, file photo, a female Aedes aegypti mosquito, known to be a carrier of the Zika virus, acquires a blood meal on the arm of a researcher at the Biomedical Sciences Institute of Sao Paulo University in Sao Paulo, Brazil. A report by the United Nations Development Program and […]

"Stealthing:" Removing condoms during sex raises legal, ethical concerns – CBS News

A new research paper sheds light on the disturbing practice of “stealthing” — the intentional removal of a condom during sex without a partner’s consent. The paper, written by Alexandra Brodsky and published in the Columbia Journal of Gender and Law, has garnered much attention on social media, with reactions ranging from appalled outrage to […]

$1 injection could treat dangerous bleeding after childbirth – Chicago Tribune

One of the most heart-wrenching public health problems facing the world has been the large number of women who die during or after childbirth despite all our medical progress. Melinda Gates has called the issue one of her top priorities and committed more than $1.5 billion from her family’s foundation to the cause. Countless scientists […]

‘Plastic bag’ womb could help keep premature babies alive – CNN

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Sat-Fat Bait & Switch – Huffington Post

Almost every study claiming to show the failings of low-fat diets is itself an egregious failure when viewed objectively. As a matter of routine, diets are called “low” fat but are nothing of the sort, and while “lower” in fat, may not otherwise be designed to be good diets. In other words, the “low fat” comparison diets […]

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