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US corroborates Zika virus in nine pregnant women

Published in Odd and Fun on 17th November 2017

All suits were contracted overseas and, of three babies born, one was diagnosed with brain defect, the Centre for Disease Control reported The government says Zika infections have been confirmed in nine pregnant women in the United States. All got the virus overseas. Three babies have been born, one with a brain defect. The Center […]

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‘Global gag rule’: stop playing politics with women’s lives, MSF tells Trump

Published in Odd and Fun on 16th November 2017

As affected groups worldwide take up news of Donald Trumps renewal of a policy that has dire implications for family planning, Mdecins Sans Frontires has aimed a broadside at the US presidents stance Mdecins Sans Frontires has told the Trump administration to stop playing politics with womens rights and other global health efforts after the […]

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World’s first baby born from new procedure use DNA of three people

Published in Odd and Fun on 14th November 2017

Experts welcome news of successful mitochondrial transfer but caution against operating in countries beyond regulations The worlds first baby to be born from a new procedure that blends the DNA of three people appears to be healthy, according to doctors in the US who oversaw the treatment. The baby was born on 6 April after […]

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14 -year-old girl who died of cancer wins right to be cryogenically frozen

Published in Odd and Fun on 13th November 2017

Judge backs UK mother in allowing body of teenage daughter, who died of cancer, to be preserved in US a process her estranged parent opposed A 14 -year-old girl who said before dying of cancer that she wanted a chance to live longer has been allowed by the high court to have her body cryogenically […]

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Professors sue University of Texas and state attorney over campus carry statutes

Published in Odd and Fun on 13th November 2017

Students with concealed weapons could threaten academic liberty, three profs argue, as law goes into consequence on anniversary of college mass shooting Three professors are suing the Texas attorney general and University of Texas officials in a bid to block part of a new campus carry law that they are able to force them to […]

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14 -year-old girl who died of cancer wins right to be cryogenically frozen

Published in Odd and Fun on 13th November 2017

Judge backs UK mother in allowing body of teenage daughter, who died of cancer, to be preserved in US a process her estranged parent opposed A 14 -year-old girl who said before dying of cancer that she wanted a chance to live longer has been allowed by the high court to have her body cryogenically […]

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Surely it’s time American women’s equality was added to the constitution

Published in Odd and Fun on 10th November 2017

For my documentary, Equal Means Equal, I spoke to women across the US to argue that full equality under the law is necessary enshrined in the constitution Im Alice Paul, and Im back to haunt you because youve done nothing to pass the Equal Rights Amendment. These words were uttered to me in 2009 by […]

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‘Like a slow death’: households fear pesticide poisoning after Trump reverses outlaw

Published in Odd and Fun on 9th November 2017

The administrations rejection of the social sciences on chlorpyrifos, widely used in Californias Central Valley, entails its employ will continue and Latino residents are fretted their childrens health issues will worsen along with it A white cloud of pesticides had floated into Fidelia Moraless back yard, coating their own children swaying set. The 40 -year-old […]

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This photo sums up Trump’s assault on women’s rights | Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett

Published in Odd and Fun on 4th November 2017

After a weekend of inspiring protest, we had to watch the worlds most powerful man sign away the reproductive rights of women in developing countries Look at these men. Seem at them. Met around the most powerful man in the world a man who has openly boasted of sexual assault, who refers to a vulva […]

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Bill Clinton stimulates powerful occurrence for Hillary in personal speech at the DNC

Published in Odd and Fun on 2nd November 2017

Former chairmen speech caps historic night in which Hillary Clinton is formally nominated by a Democratic party seeking to move on from division Hillary Clintons historic moment finally arrived on Tuesday night, accompanied by an intensely personal speech from her husband Bill, that sought to recast her image as a symbol of the political establishment. […]

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