Tag Archives: World

Brazil coronavirus outbreak worsens, cases could soon be second highest in world

FILE PHOTO: Gravediggers carry the coffin of Avelino Fernandes Filho, 74, who passed away from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), during his funeral in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazil’s coronavirus outbreak worsened on Wednesday and the South American nation could soon have the second-highest number of… Read More »

Top tips on living sustainably and thriving in a new world

It’s estimated that at some point in the past days, weeks and months, more than one-quarter of the world’s 7.8 billion strong population spent their hours within the limits of their home. Through this process, many activities we might have previously considered ‘high-importance’ have gone out the window. Sustainable living however, is one area where… Read More »

BabyDoc launch #Askheragain campaign for World Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week

The Baby Doc Parenting community have today launched their new campaign, #Askheragain, to mark World Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week, which runs from May 4 to May 10. World Maternal Mental Health Awareness The objective of this campaign is to raise awareness about common mental health issues women face while pregnant, or in the first year… Read More »

ACCESS Act Points the Way to a Post-HIPAA World

By ADRIAN GROPPER, MD The Oct. 22 announcement starts with: “U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner (D-VA), Josh Hawley (R-MO) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) will introduce the Augmenting Compatibility and Competition by Enabling Service Switching (ACCESS) Act, bipartisan legislation that will encourage market-based competition to dominant social media platforms by requiring the largest companies to make… Read More »

World War II glamour girls barred from hospital over fears of catcalling by veterans

A California veterans hospital blocked a group of World War II-style volunteers from visiting its patients, claiming the women’s pinup flare would prompt catcalling from male veterans. Ambassadors from Pin Ups for Vets were scheduled to visit patients at the San Diego Veterans Affairs Medical Center on Oct. 25, but the appointment abruptly was canceled… Read More »