Health

Study debunks common misconception that urine is sterile

Bacteria have been discovered in the bladders of healthy women, discrediting the common belief that normal urine is sterile. This finding and its implications were addressed in an editorial published by researchers from Loyola ...

19 hours ago
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No business case for skinny models in advertising

France – the home of couture – is on the verge of banning very thin models from runways and fashion spreads. Should the legislation be passed the fashion industry has little to fear, says a Massey University ...

Mar 24, 2015
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Arizona Legislature OKs abortion medication requirement

Arizona lawmakers approved legislation that requires abortion providers to tell women they can reverse the effects of a drug-induced abortion and bars women from buying any health care plan through the federal marketplace ...

Mar 26, 2015
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Ozone air pollution could harm women's fertility

Many urban and suburban areas have high levels of ground-level ozone, an air pollutant that can adversely affect lung and heart health. New research in mice suggests breathing high levels of ozone could also affect women's ...

Mar 30, 2015
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