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Study calls Louisiana worst state in country for women

Study calls Louisiana worst state in country for women

The worst states for women, according to WalletHub, are nearly all in the South. The site broke down, state by state, women's social and economic wellbeing along with their health and safety. MA is a blue state , and that may have contributed to its high score. The Bayou State was among the top five states for the highest percentage of women in poverty, according to the study.


FDA Approves 1st Home Test for Breast Cancer Genes

FDA Approves 1st Home Test for Breast Cancer Genes

Audio will be available later today . "While the detection of a BRCA mutation on this test does indicate an increased risk, only a small percentage of Americans carry one of these three mutations, and most BRCA mutations that increase an individual's risk are not detected by this test".


UN Official Demanded to Stop the Ethnic Cleansing in Myanmar

UN Official Demanded to Stop the Ethnic Cleansing in Myanmar

Myanmar's military insists its crackdown was needed to root out Rohingya militants who attacked border police posts in August, killing about a dozen people. Myanmar and Bangladesh have agreed to repatriate the Rohingya refugees within two years but most human rights advocates say it is unsafe now to send back the refugees.


Dad punishes 'bully' son by making him run to school

Dad punishes 'bully' son by making him run to school

Instead of giving his son a ride, Bryan Thornhill, who doesn't tolerate bullying , forced the youngster to run to school instead - in the rain. Thornhill also said that he felt it was a healthy way for a child to be punished, as it could be classed as exercise.


UK Food Manufacturers Have to Cut Calories

UK Food Manufacturers Have to Cut Calories

Public Health England said adults were consuming on average 200 to 300 calories more than they need to a day - which can build up over time and cause unhealthy weight gain. The report indicated that the expenditure that the National Health Service has to incur to treat obesity-related conditions every year runs around the six billion pounds mark.


Despite Headlines and Interventions, Opioid Overdoses Surge

Despite Headlines and Interventions, Opioid Overdoses Surge

In spite of the fact that the Trump organization as of late announced the epidemic to be a crisis, a noteworthy increment in subsidizing is direly expected to treat Americans dependent on opioids. Overdose rates showed a significant increase across all areas. The CDC's Vital Signs study looked at two data sets. The Division of Public Health, already recognizing the important role that not only emergency departments, but also first responders have to play in battling the state's opioid ...