Woman gets a tattoo explaining she has vitiligo to strangers

Woman, 23, who mistook her vitiligo for TAN LINES as a child gets a tattoo explaining her condition to strangers who stare and ask what’s wrong with her Dionne Lees was diagnosed with the patchy skin condition at just 12 years old Gave up a career as a gymnast over her embarrassment of being in a leotard After accepting her looks, […]

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Gretchen Rossi Slams Trolls Pressuring Her to Post Pic of Infant Daughter

Back off! Gretchen Rossi stood her ground after being pressured to post a pic of her 1-week-old daughter, Skylar. “I got back on my social today for the first time in six days after having major abdominal surgery and bringing a new life into this world, and I have to say I was not only shocked by some of the […]

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More than 600 people swabbed to find donor match for girl with cancer

One-year-old with leukaemia inspires 600 people to get swabbed in a bid to find her a stem cell donor after chemotherapy failed to cure her cancer Phoebe Ashfield was diagnosed in January but chemotherapy didn’t work Her only option is a stem cell transplant but her parents are not matches Their world was ‘turned upside down’ after her diagnosis at […]

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This Meteorologist's Clapback to Preggo-Shamers is Perfect

Ashlee Baracy has been in the business long enough to know what happens when news anchors and reporters get pregnant. For a few months now, Baracy has been sharing some of the more absurd comments she’s received and both calling the commenters out and pointing out the absurdity and cruelty of their words on her professional Facebook page. The comments […]

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Getting to zero malaria cases in Zanzibar

New research led by the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs, Ifakara Health Institute and the Zanzibar Malaria Elimination Program suggests that a better understanding of human behavior at night—when malaria mosquitoes are biting—could be key to preventing lingering cases. The Center for Communication Programs (CCP) is based at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. The new study, […]

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Kratom herbal supplement used to treat addiction and pain found unsafe by researchers

The herb kratom is increasingly being used to manage pain and treat opioid addiction, but it’s not safe to use as an herbal supplement, according to new research led by faculty at Binghamton University, State University of New York. William Eggleston, clinical assistant professor of pharmacy practice at Binghamton University, had been seeing more and more patients presenting with toxicity […]

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Addicted to tanning: When it's about more than achieving 'a healthy glow'

‘Tan Mom’ says she was ‘proclaimed dead’ before emerging from recent health scare Patricia Krentcil, dubbed the ‘Tan Mom’ after allegedly bringing her 5-year-old daughter into a tanning booth, is said to have been ‘proclaimed dead’ before emerging from a recent health scare. Placed in a medically-induced coma after collapsing on a Florida street, Krentcil is now recovering from her […]

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I used to think porridge was pure gruel, but here’s the twist …

Until recently I was a terrible bigot: a porridge-bigot. Also known as an oatmealophobe. Also known as a rabid gruel-bashing anti-Uncle-Tobyite. Porridge: What’s not to like? Porridge had always been an abomination to me: mum used to make me eat the stuff when I was a kid and I found the flavour tasteless and the texture vomitous, and it looked […]

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