Also in that month:
Newborn pictured holding mom's failed birth controlFox NewsIt was the contraceptive device that was meant to stop his mum from becoming pregnant. And a hilarious photo showing a newborn baby clutching a Mirena implant just moments after he was born has gone viral. Yep, that's the coil that should have stopped ...
'Heaviest woman' admitted to UAE hospital for treatmentBBC NewsAn Egyptian woman who was believed to have been the world's heaviest has been admitted to a hospital in Abu Dhabi to receive further treatment. Eman Abd El Aty, said to have weighed around 500kg (1,102lb), left an Indian hospital on Thursday after ...
Vancouver police share 'sad reality' of opioid crisisFox NewsAuthorities in Vancouver shared a grim look at the opioid crisis impacting neighborhoods in the Canadian city, with a photo on Twitter of three pigeon eggs sitting in a "nest" of discarded hypodermic needles. The photo, posted by Superintendent ...
Experts warn of increases in tick-borne Powassan virusCNN(CNN) Summer is nearly here, and it's bringing fears of a rare tick-borne disease called Powassan. This potentially life-threatening virus is carried and transmitted by three types of ticks, including the deer tick that transmits Lyme disease. Over the ...
Measles outbreak in Minnesota sickens dozensCBS NewsAn outbreak of measles in Minnesota has sickened more than 30 children in recent weeks, primarily in the state's large Somali-American community, where many parents avoid the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine because of unfounded fears that it causes ...
Gene Editing Used To Wipe Out HIV In Infected MiceVocativThere is a crystal clear roadblock in our fight to rid the world of HIV and AIDS. Our current line of antiretroviral drugs are great at scrubbing clean almost every trace of the virus — though many in the developing world don't have resources to ... |