Tuesday , 22 January 2019

Health

‘Invisible labor’ taking a toll on mothers’ well-being: What you need to know

Whether it’s keeping track of groceries, coordinating the kids’ schedules or helping children cope with schoolwork and relationships, mothers traditionally do a lot of work that’s often unseen and can feel unappreciated. Moms have been calling out the push-pull of work that’s necessary but unappreciated and exhausting for decades. But now, researchers are calling the cognitive load of the mental …

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House Democrats signal new showdown over abortion rights

This story is from Kaiser Health News. For the first time since the Supreme Court legalized abortion nationwide in its 1973 Roe v. Wade decision, the House of Representatives has a majority supporting abortion rights. And that majority is already making its position felt, setting up what could be a series of long and drawn-out fights with a Senate opposed …

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In #MeToo age, APA has new guidelines for psychologists talking about masculinity

How is a man supposed to act? What is masculinity and when does it become toxic? And how should psychologists approach the concept of masculinity when seeing patients? These are questions an increasing number of psychologists must consider as dialogue around toxic masculinity, sexual abuse and harassment and the #MeToo movement continues across the country. Most recently, an ad for …

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Questions remain around doctors for incapacitated woman

It’s unclear if two doctors who cared for an incapacitated Arizona woman who gave birth as a result of a sexual assault could face any criminal fallout. Phoenix police spokesman Tommy Thompson said Tuesday that he had no details about the doctors and would not say if they were being investigated as part of the case. Hacienda HealthCare announced Sunday …

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Promising new drug for aggressive stage IV breast cancer encounters setback

Federal approval of a highly anticipated breast cancer drug was delayed by the Food and Drug Administration this week. The drug, sacituzumab govitecan, which is produced by Immunomedics, was previously designated a “breakthrough therapy” by the FDA “based on preliminary evidence that it demonstrates substantial improvement over existing therapies for a life threatening disease.” According to Michael Pehl, president and …

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UN: 2 polio cases in Mozambique caused by virus from vaccine

Global health officials say they have identified two cases of polio in Mozambique caused by a mutated virus in the vaccine, marking another setback for attempts to eradicate the crippling disease. In a report this week, the World Health Organization and partners said they had confirmed two polio cases in a 6-year-old girl and one of her contacts. Officials said …

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How to make a taco bowl out of an avocado and more delicious keto recipes

Welcome to GMA’s New Year, Best You. As we ring in 2019, we are sharing everything you need to start the new year strong. From keeping your New Year’s resolutions going to Instagram-worthy meal prep to workout programs to eating plans to taking time for yourself, we have it all covered. The ketogenic, or keto, diet is described as “Atkins …

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'GMA' January Challenge: Ginger Zee learns how to do the perfect pull-up

Welcome to GMA’s New Year, Best You. As we ring in 2019, we are sharing everything you need to start the new year strong. From keeping your New Year’s resolutions going to Instagram-worthy meal prep to workout programs to eating plans to taking time for yourself, we have it all covered. Join our “GMA” January Challenges all month long to …

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