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Five-Year Outcomes For Face Transplant Recipients

Five-Year Outcomes For Face Transplant Recipients

Brigham surgical teams have performed face transplants for people who have suffered from severe facial injuries. The surgery holds the promise of improving physical and mental health for patients who have been severely disfigured and have no other treatment options. Today, in the New England…

Study On Harvard Finds 43 Percent Of White Students Are Legacy, Athletes, Related To Donors Or Staff

Study On Harvard Finds 43 Percent Of White Students Are Legacy, Athletes, Related To Donors Or Staff

The number drops dramatically for black, Latino and Asian American students with less than 16 percent each coming from those categories, the study said. Students walk near the Widener Library in Harvard Yard at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass., on Aug. 13, 2019. With the…

You’re Living in the Golden Age of Conspiracy Theories

You’re Living in the Golden Age of Conspiracy Theories

How the coronavirus pandemic primed America for a new pandemic of misinformation. To be an American in 2020 is to live in a petri dish ideal for growing conspiracy theories. Yes, of course, President Donald Trump plays a role in this—baselessly accusing a former congressman…

7 Benefits and Uses of CBD Oil (Plus Side Effects)

7 Benefits and Uses of CBD Oil (Plus Side Effects)

Cannabidiol is a popular natural remedy used for many common ailments. Better known as CBD, it is one of over 100 chemical compounds known as cannabinoids found in the cannabis or marijuana plant, Cannabis sativa (1Trusted Source). Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is the main psychoactive cannabinoid found…

Coronavirus: Who should Wear a Face Mask Or Face Covering?

Coronavirus: Who should Wear a Face Mask Or Face Covering?

Face coverings on public transport – and for hospital staff, outpatients and visitors – are compulsory in England. This is in line with the new World Health Organization (WHO) advice. It says non-medical face coverings should be worn in public where social distancing is not…

27 Oddest Medical Cases

27 Oddest Medical Cases

Have you ever been to the doctor because you had a fish jaw stuck in your eyeball? Or perhaps you’ve been rushed to the hospital after accidentally inhaling your own earring? If you answered no to both of those questions, then consider yourself lucky: Fishy…

Tainted Sexual Enhancement Supplements Linked With Dangerously Low Blood Sugar In 17 men

Tainted Sexual Enhancement Supplements Linked With Dangerously Low Blood Sugar In 17 men

The products, known as V8 supplements, were laced with sky-high doses of blood-sugar lowering drugs. A jar of “V8” male enhancement supplements, which contain blue tablets that closely resemble prescription Viagra. (Image: © Virginia Poison Center/MMWR) More than a dozen men in Virginia developed dangerously…

‘It’s Not Ours’: Government Denies Knowledge Of Strange ‘UFO’ Over Japanese city

‘It’s Not Ours’: Government Denies Knowledge Of Strange ‘UFO’ Over Japanese city

It looks like a weather balloon, but the Japan Meteorological Agency denies it’s theirs. t’s not a bird. It’s not a plane. And it’s not an alien. (It’s never an alien, from planet Krypton or otherwise.) Still, the origin of a strange, balloon-like UFO that…