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Stomach-churning footage shows pus squeezed from a woman’s ARMPIT

Stomach-churning footage shows ‘snakes’ of play dough-like pus being squeezed from a woman’s ARMPIT Unnamed woman went to a beautician in St. Louis, Missouri Beauty therapist, named Jada Kennedy, gently squeezes the inflamed skin  Streams of thick ‘snakes’ of pus with ‘hair attached’ come rushing out   Stomach-churning footage shows play dough-like pus being squeezed from […]

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Housing WOFs need to be combined with education, study shows

Alongside funding and regulatory support, understanding how housing affects health and safety can spur owners to make improvements to their properties, researchers from the University of Otago, Wellington and Waitara Initiatives Supporting Employment Trust (WISE) Better Homes have found. The researchers carried out a voluntary housing warrant-of-fitness check on 83 properties in Taranaki, and then […]

Kids Health

7 Movies & TV Shows That Tackle Divorce & Get It Right

If there’s a life event the majority of the population can relate to, it’s getting divorced. So why are TV shows and movies that accurately represent divorce and co-parenting so few and far between? After all, in the U.S., 40 to 50 percent of couples get divorced after their first marriage, and the rate’s even […]

Health Problems

Common food additives may promote anxiety-related behavior and reduce social behavior in mice, research shows

Food additives known as dietary emulsifiers, commonly found in processed foods to improve texture and extend shelf life, may adversely affect anxiety-related and social behaviors in mice, Georgia State researchers have found. The scientists also observed sex differences in the mice’s behavioral patterns, suggesting that emulsifiers affect the brain via distinct mechanisms in males and […]

Health Problems

Computer model shows how to better control MRSA outbreaks

A research team led by scientists at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health report on a new method to help health officials control outbreaks of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA, a life-threatening antibiotic-resistant infection often seen in hospitals. The researchers are the first to reveal the invisible dynamics governing the spread of these […]

Health Problems

How you move shows how you make up your mind

You’re standing at a vending machine, ready to punch in the code to get your snack. Even as your hand moves toward the keypad, your brain is still deciding what to do, still in the middle of choosing as your hand touches the keys. “When we make a decision, we’re really choosing between several concrete […]

Health Problems

Pessimism around youth suicide prevention approaches is unfounded, study shows

A comprehensive Australian study examining the global impact of suicide prevention approaches in young people has found that youth-specific interventions conducted in clinical, educational and community settings can be effective in reducing suicide-related behaviour in young people at risk. The review, by researchers at Orygen, the National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health, has […]