Disneyland measles outbreak: Why you might need to be concerned

General Health
As the measles outbreak that started at Disneyland grew to at least 70 cases this last week, much of the attention has focused on how the vast majority of patients were not vaccinated for the highly contagious disease. But some medical experts also have expressed concern about the five patients who contracted measles despite being fully vaccinated. Read further to see if you might be included in that number. (more…)
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Study: OB/GYNs concerned Catholic ban on tubal ligations may pose harm to women

General Health
The Atlantic reported that a study conducted by researchers from the University of California-San Francisco suggests that “OB/GYNs across the country are concerned that the Catholic ban on tubal ligations ... poses a ‘risk of harm’ to women by violating the accepted standard of care, especially for women who are already getting a C-section and would need an unnecessary second surgery.” (more…)
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