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ICUs are nearing capacity in this French city. And it’s only September

That’s how Dr. Olivier Joannes-Boyau, head of the intensive care unit at University Hospital in the southwestern city of Bordeaux, describes the resurgence of Covid-19 in France. After young French people took advantage of the lifting of lockdown and summer months to socialize freely, Covid-19 hospitalizations have risen in large cities like Paris, Bordeaux and… Read More »

Black activist, 20, takes charge at Mississippi’s only abortion clinic

Health Women Loading the player… Due to Mississippi’s archaic laws on reproductive rights, the state has only one abortion clinic.   One lone Black woman is fighting back by escorting women who seek to terminate their pregnancies into the clinic under a hail of threats and verbal abuse from protesters, ABC News reports. Asia Brown, 20,… Read More »

FDA Approves Nucala (mepolizumab) as the First and Only Biologic Treatment for Hypereosinophilic Syndrome (HES)

Print this page London UK 25 September 2020 — GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) today announced the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Nucala (mepolizumab) for the treatment of adult and pediatric patients aged 12 years and older with Hypereosinophilic Syndrome (HES) for ≥ six months without an identifiable non-hematologic secondary cause. The approval makes… Read More »

The Only Dryer Sheets You Should Be Using

There’s a rumor going around that fabric-softening dryer sheets contain toxic chemicals that put your health at risk. While Healthline.com pushed back against these claims somewhat, more research is needed to be definite. The largest concern is the fragrances in dryer sheets. A 2011 study published by the Environmental Health Perspectives found that many fragrance… Read More »