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Monthly Archives: September 2017

‘I’ll never forget her’: Photo of a nurse helping a new mom to go to the toilet shortly after she gave birth goes viral, as other women candidly detail their own postpartum moments of need

There are few moments, if any, where women are more vulnerable than right after giving birth, and a viral photo has reminded mothers the invaluable help that nurses offer during the trying time. Texas writer Jill Krause shared an image of the moment a nurse helps a mother on the toilet shortly after she gave birth, along with a message …

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Parents abandon baby with ‘disfigured’ faced, but look at him 30 years later

The U.S. National Library of Medicine says Treacher Collins syndrome is a genetic disorder affecting 1 in every 50,000 people. It changes how bone and tissues of the face develop, generally affecting cheekbones, jaws, and chins in particular. Treacher Collins syndrome results in facial abnormalities, but it does not affect a child’s intelligence. So, when it comes to getting bullied, these kids …

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New Bill Would Make Mandatory Flu Vaccines Illegal

Have you ever felt pressured into a flu shot by your co-workers? I know that I have. In fact, when I used to work in the corporate America grind, I got denounced as being “scared of needles” and “irresponsible” for rejecting a flu shot at the office. I get the flu occasionally, however, I tend to rely on a healthy …

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U.S. Air Force Is Spraying 6 Million Acres With Chemicals in Response to Harvey

Amid statewide efforts to clean up the aftermath left by the historic flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey, the Pentagon announced last week that it had dispatched C-130H Sprayers from the Air Force Reserve’s 910th Airlift Wing in order to “assist with recovery efforts in eastern Texas.” However, these “recovery efforts” have little to do with rebuilding damaged structures or with the resettlement of …

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