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The ‘Behind the Scars' Photo Series Was Banned From Facebook, Highlighting a Deep Need for Body Acceptance Online

5 hours ago   |   Health

Facebook's terms of service explain that the social media giant will censor things such as “imagery of violence,” “videos that show acts of torture,” and “images of explicit...
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Genetically edited babies might die young

1 day ago   |   Mercola

In 2018, He Jiankui, a Chinese scientist, claimed to have created the world's first gene-edited babies. He modified the DNA of human embryos during in vitro fertilization by...
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Demonstration of Technical Feasibility and Viability of Whole Eye Transplantation in a Rodent Model

1 day ago   |   Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

: Whole eye transplantation holds promise for vision restoration in devastating/disabling visual loss not amenable to surgical or neuroprosthetic treatment options. The eye...
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When I Had Concerns About My Child, My Friends' ‘Encouragement' Was Actually Harmful

When I Had Concerns About My Child, My Friends' ‘Encouragement' Was Actually Harmful

1 day ago   |   Scary Mommy

Having Adam was the happiest moment of my life. They put him on my chest and I instantly felt a surge of joy I had never experienced before. We looked at our beautiful miracle...
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These 5 Lifestyle Factors Can Prevent 80% of Strokes

These 5 Lifestyle Factors Can Prevent 80% of Strokes

2 days ago   |   Cathe Friedrich

Prevention is always the best medicine. Fortunately, many chronic health problems that people deal with as they age are lifestyle related. No doubt, there is a genetic...
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Viral Thread Nails How The Plastic Straw Ban Hurts People with Disabilities

Viral Thread Nails How The Plastic Straw Ban Hurts People with Disabilities

3 days ago   |   Scary Mommy

It's really not about plastic straws, but ableism in general In recent years, many companies - including Starbucks - have pledged to eliminate plastic straws in an attempt to...
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The Right to Sexuality

4 days ago   |   The Atlantic

Paul and Hava met at a performing-arts social event for people with intellectual disabilities. With the assistance of their parents, they went on a few successful dates. The...
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Low vitamin K may reduce mobility in older adults

4 days ago   |   Medical News Today

Researchers found that older adults with vitamin K deficiency were more likely to develop mobility disability, such as difficulty walking and using stairs.
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It's Perfectly OK To Call A Disabled Person ‘Disabled,' And Here's Why

It's Perfectly OK To Call A Disabled Person ‘Disabled,' And Here's Why

4 days ago   |   The Huffington Post

We've been taught to refer to people with disabilities using person-first language, but that might be doing more harm.
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These Students Earn P.E. Credit By Doing Yard Work For The Elderly And Disabled

These Students Earn P.E. Credit By Doing Yard Work For The Elderly And Disabled

5 days ago   |   Scary Mommy

This Iowa school's P.E. program is a major help to the community At an alternative high school in Dubuque, Iowa, students have the opportunity to get outside, get their school...
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Eating Yogurt Twice a Week Could Help Men Avoid Colon Cancer

Eating Yogurt Twice a Week Could Help Men Avoid Colon Cancer

Men who have two portions of yogurt a week could cut the risk of developing adenoma, which can lead to bowel cancer, finds a new study. Read more ...

I'm a Trainer, and This Is Why Planks Make Your Abs Stronger but Won't Burn...

I'm a Trainer, and This Is Why Planks Make Your Abs Stronger but Won't Burn Belly Fat

Abs are one of my favorite body parts to train because having a strong core is important , but I also train abs because of vanity purposes. There are countless ab exercises you... Read more ...

Adequate Protein Intake Lowers the Risk of Frailty in Older Women

Adequate Protein Intake Lowers the Risk of Frailty in Older Women

Adequate intake of protein is linked to a reduced risk of frailty and prefrailty among older women, finds a new study. Read more ...

Breast Cancer Survivors More Likely to Face Heart Disease Risk

Breast Cancer Survivors More Likely to Face Heart Disease Risk

Postmenopausal women survivors of breast cancer are at a higher risk of developing heart disease, reveals a new study. Read more ...

Fear of New Foods may Increase the Risk of Lifestyle Diseases

Fear of New Foods may Increase the Risk of Lifestyle Diseases

Fear of new and unfamiliar foods can put you at a higher risk of developing lifestyle diseases such as heart disease and type 2 diabetes, reveals a new study. Read more ...

Microbes in the Placenta may Contribute to Key Functions in Pregnancy

Microbes in the Placenta may Contribute to Key Functions in Pregnancy

Microbes found in the placenta may play an essential role in shaping the developing fetal immune system during pregnancy, reports a new study. Read more ...

BREAKING: Big Pharma blood pressure drugs found laced with cancer-causing...

BREAKING: Big Pharma blood pressure drugs found laced with cancer-causing chemical; but FDA says don't stop taking them

For years, we've warned that Big Pharma's business model is a “repeat business” racket that profits from sickness and disease. We also know that cancer is a... Read more ...

Eating yogurt twice a week could lower the risk of pre-cancerous bowel...

Eating yogurt twice a week could lower the risk of pre-cancerous bowel growths in men by 20%

A new study from Washington University School of Medicine has found that men who ate yogurt had a 26% lowered risk of developing adenomas likely to become cancerous. Read more ...

The NHS fast-track the introduction of 'game changing' new cancer drugs

The NHS fast-track the introduction of 'game changing' new cancer drugs

Tumour agnostic drugs can treat a wide range of cancers and are expected to benefit children and patients with rare cancers the most. NHS England has 'stepped up' preparations. Read more ...

Sprouts Recalls Frozen Spinach for Listeria Fears

Sprouts Recalls Frozen Spinach for Listeria Fears

The recall involves Frozen Cut Leaf Spinach, in both conventional and organic 16-ounce bags, made by National Frozen Foods of Oregon. Sprouts announced the recall Friday in a... Read more ...