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Without Roe v. Wade, U.S. Maternal Mortality Rates May Get Even Worse

1 hour ago   |   Time

The United States is a surprisingly dangerous place to be pregnant. The U.S. maternal mortality rate -nearly 24 deaths per 100,000 live births, as of 2020-is far higher than in...
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Poll suggests parents must be 'more diligent' in keeping kids safe from fireworks

Poll suggests parents must be 'more diligent' in keeping kids safe from fireworks

2 hours ago   |   Healio

Some parents may be lax on safety precautions for the staples of Fourth of July celebrations, fireworks and sparklers, according to a national poll. The year 2020 saw 15,600 ED...
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New survey shows reporters and journalists think more highly of themselves than readers

New survey shows reporters and journalists think more highly of themselves than readers

2 hours ago   |   Natural News

The vast majority of Americans simply don't trust the media and that has been a well-established fact for years. The reason is clear: The ‘mainstream media' is a propaganda...
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Women lawyers outnumber men in NSW but earn less at every age

3 hours ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald   |   2 articles

Thirteen per cent of female solicitors aged between 35 and 39 reported earning more than $250,000, compared with 19 per cent of men.
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$2.1 billion Guardian-class patrol boats for Pacific island nations have major flaws

4 hours ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

The fleet of patrol boats has been plagued by design flaws, including carbon monoxide leaks, throwing into question whether the vessels can remain at sea.
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South Australia records first monkeypox case

7 hours ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

South Australia has recorded its first case of monkeypox.
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Australian man dies at resort in Thailand

7 hours ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

A 19-year-old Australian man has fallen to his death at a resort in Thailand.
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Family of Queensland mum missing in Mexico clings to hope

8 hours ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

Police issued alerts after her toddler, Adelynn, was found wandering the streets near a church in the resort city of Cancun.
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Britain should offer free abortions to American women for FREE in wake of Roe v Wade ruling

Britain should offer free abortions to American women for FREE in wake of Roe v Wade ruling

8 hours ago   |   Daily Mail   |   3 articles

Currently, foreign patients are able to have abortions in the UK but are charged up to £1,500, depending on how far along a woman is in her pregnancy. The BMA voted to make...
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Former judge to probe Star's Qld casinos with public hearing powers

8 hours ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

Days after public hearings into the embattled casino giant's Sydney operations closed, terms of reference for a new inquiry show the company could still face further public...
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Health System Briefly Halts 'Plan B' Amid Abortion Ban Confusion

Health System Briefly Halts 'Plan B' Amid Abortion Ban Confusion

A Missouri-based health system will once again provide emergency contraception after briefly stopping days earlier, in another example of the legal confusion affecting... Read more ...

FDA says vaccine makers should add omicron to COVID-19 boosters

FDA says vaccine makers should add omicron to COVID-19 boosters

The FDA has told COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers that they should add a spike protein component for the omicron subvariants BA.4 and BA.5 to their existing vaccines to create... Read more ...

Rapid test can identify which variant has infected a COVID-19 patient in...

In just a few hours, UT Southwestern scientists can tell which variant has infected a COVID-19 patient - a critical task that can potentially influence treatment decisions but... Read more ...

Medical undergarments during surgery may increase patient satisfaction

Medical undergarments during surgery may increase patient satisfaction

Results showed a substantial percentage of surgical patients experienced exposure-related stress or anxiety, and the use of medical undergarments to cover their genitalia and... Read more ...

Welsh doctor says more GPs are needed to avoid 'complete collapse' of service

Welsh doctor says more GPs are needed to avoid 'complete collapse' of service

"The service is underfunded, understaffed and overworked. Patients are getting a raw deal and are increasingly frustrated" Read more ...

Rosacea more common than expected among patients with skin of color

Rosacea more common than expected among patients with skin of color

Rosacea is more common among patients with skin of color than may be expected, and skin care regimens such as prescription medicine, cleansers or sunscreen showed potential for... Read more ...

FDA Calls for Omicron Component in Fall Booster Shots

FDA Calls for Omicron Component in Fall Booster Shots

The FDA on Thursday called on COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers to include components targeting the latest Omicron strains in bivalent booster shots for the fall and winter 2022... Read more ...

Jumping resistance-based exercise may help prevent bone loss, promote bone...

Astronauts that have returned after spaceflights over three months may show signs of incomplete bone recovery even after one year on Earth, but adding in more resistance-based... Read more ...

Optical fiber holds promise for use in deep-tissue studies of patients'...

An optical fiber as thin as a strand of hair holds promise for use in minimally invasive deep-tissue studies of patients' brains that show the effects Alzheimer's disease and... Read more ...

Nonsurgical approach for treatment of children with rare skull tumor

Surgery can usually be avoided in children with a rare tumor of the skull, based on new research by investigators from Weill Cornell Medicine, NewYork-Presbyterian, Nicklaus... Read more ...