• We Don't Really Care About Our Children

    1 month ago - By Scary Mommy

    Why do we pretend we care about our children? We like to spout that the “family unit” is sacred, often at the expense of our population as a whole. But let's get real here, people. Much of the time when we hear talk about the “family unit” or “family values,” what they are actually saying is “HEY, LOOK OVER HERE (*whispers* not over there at the actual issue ).” Politicians are professionals at gaslighting. So the next time you hear ominous talk about “the end of the traditional family,” maybe stop to consider what other important issue big Mr. White Shirt and Tie is trying to distract you...
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  • Vaping Illness, Deaths Likely Very Rare Beyond U.S., Experts Say

    Vaping Illness, Deaths Likely Very Rare Beyond U.S., Experts Say

    1 month ago - By Medscape

    E-cigarette or vaping-linked lung injuries that have killed 29 and sickened more than 1,000 people in the United States are likely to be rare in Britain and other countries where the suspect products are not widely used, specialists said on Monday.
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  • Working 10 hours or more a day can lead to greater risks of stroke, study finds

    1 month ago - By National Post

    For people who regularly work long hours - defined as more than 10 hours a day for at least 50 days a year - a recent study suggests an increased risk of stroke.
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  • People with PTSD 1.8 times as likely to have other infections, study finds

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    First-of-its-kind study finds people with PTSD were 1.8 times as likely to have any infection as those without PTSD, ranging from being 1.3 times as likely to have meningitis, to 1.7 times as likely to have influenza, to 2.7 times as likely to have viral hepatitis.
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