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After child sexual abuse, being “physically intact” doesn’t tell the whole story

The recent pardon of a convicted child rapist by the ex-Kentucky Governor has sparked a lot of controversies. The basis of the pardon was- “the victim’s hymen was noted to be physically intact.” Evolving studies have continuously shown that the hymen is not a reliable or accurate means to conclude sexual assault. But if physical… Read More »

Vaccines for women: Before conception, during pregnancy, and after a birth

The rise of vaccine-preventable illnesses, such as measles and hepatitis, in the United States and around the globe has been alarming in recent years. For women — especially those hoping to become pregnant, as well as women who are pregnant or have recently had a baby — vaccines can be a worrisome topic. There are… Read More »

Weight loss diet plan: Man loses 3st 3lbs in 4 months after two simple lifestyle changes – Express

Weight loss may well be an aim for some people, and there are certainly plenty of diets and diet plans to choose from. During tonight’s instalment of How to Lose Weight Well, Dr Xand van Tulleken and Dr. Helen Lawal helped the public road test a range of diet plans. This included two weight loss… Read More »

After a year on Medicare, advice for journalists on stories that need to be told

The annual Medicare open enrollment period ends soon.  America’s seniors have faced a blizzard of dismaying news about the program. Here are some excerpts from newsworthy stories that you should be aware of. Excerpt: “The federal government recently redesigned a digital tool that helps seniors navigate complicated Medicare choices, but consumer advocates say it’s malfunctioning… Read More »

12 Simple Ways for Men to Lose Weight After 50

If it seems like it’s become harder to lose weight since you hit age 50, you’re not imagining things. “As you age, your metabolism starts to slow down, and a lot of your metabolism functions and organs and absorption—everything just gets a little less efficient,” says Katherine L Tucker, Ph.D., professor of nutritional epidemiology and… Read More »