‘Sex Education’ Is Exploring Gay Sex in Ways Rarely Seen on Screen

Sex Education season three spoilers follow. For a show that kick starts its third season with a literal bang, or many bangs, if we’re being precise, it was refreshing to see Sex Education go back to basics in season three with a storyline about losing your virginity. But of course, this being Sex Education, the focus wasn’t on just another […]

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Is your body clock off-schedule? Prebiotics may help

Whether it’s from jetting across time zones, pulling all-nighters at school or working the overnight shift, chronically disrupting our circadian rhythm—or internal biological clocks—can take a measurable toll on everything from sleep, mood and metabolism to risk of certain diseases, mounting research shows. But a new University of Colorado Boulder study funded by the U.S. Navy suggests simple dietary compounds […]

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The Biden administration is being criticized for falling short on its pledge to provide vaccines to the world.

President Biden, who has pledged to fight the coronavirus pandemic by making the United States the “arsenal of vaccines” for the world, is under increasing criticism from public health experts, global health advocates and even Democrats in Congress who say he is nowhere near fulfilling his promise. Mr. Biden has either donated or pledged about 600 million vaccine doses to […]

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COVID-19 is most transmissible 2 days before and 3 days after symptoms appear

Each wave of the pandemic has underscored just how gravely contagious COVID-19 is, but there is less clarity among experts on exactly when—and to what extent—infected individuals are most likely to spread the virus. Now, a new study co-led by a Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH) researcher has found that individuals infected with the virus are most contagious […]

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Baby boy is left with brain damage after electrode clip used in womb

Baby boy is left with brain damage ‘after NHS doctors stuck an electrode clip on his head while in the womb to check he was healthy’ Carson Murgatroyd was born on May 13 at Leeds General Infirmary hospital Doctors used an electrode clip to measure his heartrate during labour  The clip left an abscess on his brain which has since […]

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This Is How Most Parents Really Feel About Kids Wearing Masks In School

With schools across the United States opening or set to open any day, the country is undergoing a fourth wave of the COVID-19 due to the much more contagious Delta variant that is ripping through the unvaccinated population. All children under the age of 12 are part of that population as vaccines have yet to be approved for America’s youngest […]

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Is reducing opioids for pain patients linked to higher rates of overdose and mental health crisis?

Opioid therapy is complex. In recent years, a rise in opioid-related deaths and changing prescribing guidelines and regulatory policies have led many physicians to reduce daily doses for patients prescribed stable opioid therapy for chronic pain. Some patients have reported that this dose reduction process—called tapering –has been difficult, sometimes involving worsened pain, symptoms of opioid withdrawal and depressed mood. […]

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Delta is now the dominant coronavirus variant in the US, CDC says

A highly contagious variant of the novel coronavirus that was initially identified in India is now the dominant strain in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Data updated by the CDC on Tuesday evening shows the so-called delta variant, also known as B.1.617.2, was estimated to account for 51.7% of all new cases of […]

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