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Malaika Mihambo: Long jump world champion reveals her workout, diet, hair & skin care and success story

Malaika Mihambo is a German athlete, and the current world champion in long jump. She won the gold medal at the 2013 European Junior Championships. She won her first senior major event at the 2014 European Team Championships, setting the new championship record with a jump of 6.90 metres. In 2015, she won the gold… Read More »

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 »

Correction: RJ Reynolds-Electronic Cigarette story

Correction: RJ Reynolds-Electronic Cigarette story By The Associated Press December 3, 2019, 10:31 PM 2 min read In a Dec. 2 story about R.J. Reynolds’s electronic cigarette, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the Food and Drug Administration will review whether the company can claim that its electronic cigarette is safer than tobacco. The FDA… Read More »

Genes tell the story of how the Asian tiger mosquito spread

Over the last 40 years, the Asian tiger mosquito, Aedes albopictus, has invaded every continent thanks to the transportation of its eggs via human trade and transportation. Researchers reporting in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases have now used the genomes of the mosquitoes to track the history of the invasion and expansion of the species through… Read More »

Alex Trebek’s ‘near remission’ story serves as a reminder: Beware celebrity health news

In People magazine’s latest cover story, Alex Trebek said his advanced pancreatic cancer is in “near remission.” People portrayed this as a dramatic turnaround: When Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer three months ago, fans were shocked. But now the beloved Trebek has good news to share: He’s in “near… Read More »