Health

Google’s Verily Set To Release 20 Million Bacteria-Carrying Mosquitoes In California For A Special Project

The life sciences arm of Google’s parent company will release 20 million Wolbachia-carrying mosquitoes in California over the next 20 weeks in a bid to decimate harmful mosquito populations. Verily will release the insects in two Fresno neighborhoods for its Debug Project. Google’s parent company, Alphabet, specifically built a robot that produces up to a million of sterile mosquitoes every ...

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Reported To HR For Period Pain: Woman’s Menstrual Cramps Made Male Colleague Feel ‘Uncomfortable’ [Opinion]

A woman has committed a heinous crime in the workplace and was subsequently reported to Human Resources. What did she do? She was on her period and having terrible menstrual cramps, so, because painkillers hadn’t had any effect, she decided to use a hot water bottle she kept in her drawer to try and reduce the pain. Her crime was ...

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Reported To HR For Period Pain: Woman’s Menstrual Cramps Made Male Colleague Feel ‘Uncomfortable’ [Opinion]

A woman has committed a heinous crime in the workplace and was subsequently reported to Human Resources. What did she do? She was on her period and having terrible menstrual cramps, so, because painkillers hadn’t had any effect, she decided to use a hot water bottle she kept in her drawer to try and reduce the pain. Her crime was ...

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Infant Dies Of Herpes Meningitis Days After Infected Person Kissed Her, Mom Issues Warning To Other Mothers

A grieving mother in Iowa has a stern warning for other mothers and moms-to-be: “Don’t let people kiss your baby.” Nicole Sifrit issued the strong plea when her newborn infant died less than a week after contracting viral meningitis. A new report claims that the deadly disease is linked to the herpes virus from a person who kissed the child. ...

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Infant Dies Of Herpes Meningitis Days After Infected Person Kissed Her, Mom Issues Warning To Other Mothers

A grieving mother in Iowa has a stern warning for other mothers and moms-to-be: “Don’t let people kiss your baby.” Nicole Sifrit issued the strong plea when her newborn infant died less than a week after contracting viral meningitis. A new report claims that the deadly disease is linked to the herpes virus from a person who kissed the child. ...

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Can Mac And Cheese Cause Birth Defects? A New Study Indicates So, And Organic Isn’t Any Safer

A new study indicates that mac and cheese may cause genital birth defects in boys. Also, it is reportedly being linked to learning and behavioral problems in older children. The popular processed food product has high levels of chemicals called phthalates, which are potentially harmful to human beings. According to The New York Times, phthalates can seep into food products ...

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Doctors Find 27 Contact Lenses Stuck In Woman’s Eye: Patient Thought Discomfort Was Due To ‘Old Age’

A 67-year-old woman thought that her eye discomfort was due to dry eye and old age. But to her shock and that of eye doctors, it was revealed that 27 contact lenses were found lodged in the patient’s eye. As related by Optometry Today, the patient was not aware that she had several contact lenses missing at the time she ...

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Coca-Cola Slapped With Lawsuit Claiming Deceptive Ads Cause Increased Obesity Among African-Americans

Coca-Cola and the American Beverage Association (ABA) are being accused of intentionally deceiving consumers about the health implications associated with drinking sugar-laden beverages. According to a new lawsuit filed by two pastors, the alleged dishonesty perpetrated by the organizations has become “a matter of life and death” to the African-American community. In the complaint filed in Washington, D.C., late last ...

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Coca-Cola Slapped With Lawsuit Claiming Deceptive Ads Cause Increased Obesity Among African-Americans

Coca-Cola and the American Beverage Association (ABA) are being accused of intentionally deceiving consumers about the health implications associated with drinking sugar-laden beverages. According to a new lawsuit filed by two pastors, the alleged dishonesty perpetrated by the organizations has become “a matter of life and death” to the African-American community. In the complaint filed in Washington, D.C., late last ...

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New Study Reveals Why Stress Contributes To Binge Eating In Women

A recent study released from the American Psychological Association revealed that the brain in women who suffer from binge eating is affected differently than those who do not associate with the disease, when exposed to stressful situations. The women were shown calm photos that were not expected to receive a reaction, followed by photos of high fat, junk foods. They ...

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