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Life after loss: Widows share their legends of regret and existence

Published in Odd and Fun on 16th November 2017

( CNN) The UN calls them the “invisible women.” In many countries, they’re forcing them marriage to maintain its social status. In some cultures, they’re stigmatized. And around the world, millions of them live in poverty and endure violence. They are widowed girls. And from the USA to Kenya to Nepal, they often find themselves […]

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Polish abortion rule demonstrators march against proposed regulations

Published in Odd and Fun on 15th November 2017

Protesters take to streets across Poland to oppose proposal to ban abortions in almost all circumstances Polish females have gathered in metropolis across the country to protest against a proposal to ban abortions in cases where foetuses are severely damaged or have no chance of survival after birth. Many wore black, a epitomize of mourning […]

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Handgun waiting period statutes save lives, subject says

Published in Odd and Fun on 13th November 2017

( CNN) Over 33,000 parties in the United States succumb each year from handgun hurts, according to the most recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. However, delaying the purchase of firearms by a couple of days could save roughly 1,700 lives a year, according to a study released Monday. Researchers at […]

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Ben Stiller on being diagnosed with prostate cancer: ‘I had no symptoms’

Published in Odd and Fun on 7th November 2017

Actor Ben Stiller accompanies the “Zoolander 2” World Premiere at Alice Tully Hall in New York, NY, on February 9, 2016. Image: Anthony Behar/ Sipa USA Actor Ben Stiller divulged on Tuesday that he was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2014. Stiller told Howard Stern how the diagnosis shocked him, and elaborated on the experience […]

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Baby born to mother “whos been” been brain-dead for four months

Published in Odd and Fun on 3rd November 2017

Healthy boy born by caesarian section after father had a psyche bleeding in February A healthy newborn was born in Portugal on Tuesday to a mother who had been brain-dead for nearly four months. The baby boy, weighing 2.35 kg( 5lb 3oz ), was born after 32 weeks without complications and by caesarian section, announced […]

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Ask Carrie Fisher: I’m bipolar- how do you feel at peace with mental illness?

Published in Odd and Fun on 30th October 2017

Living with mental illness is difficult, Fisher says, and thats why the very important to spot their home communities to share experiences and find comfort in the similarities Dear Carrie , As another person with bipolar affective disorder, I certainly admire the direction that you have spoken candidly about your own mental health issues and […]

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Conjoined sisters undergo uncommon break surgery in Texas

Published in Odd and Fun on 30th October 2017

( CNN) These sisters share a special bond, one that has received attention worldwide. After nearly 11 months of being attached to each other by their waists, Ximena and Scarlett Hernandez-Torres have been successfully separated, according to their own mom, Silva Torres. They were expected to endure 12 to 18 hours of surgery on Tuesday […]

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Generation treat yo’ self: the problem with ‘self-care’

Published in Odd and Fun on 26th October 2017

The ancient Greeks encountered self-care as integral to democracy but to retreat from the world in tempestuous seasons carries its own risks Yes, its genuine: Donald Trump is gaslighting us all, and the media is giving him a right hand. The word goes more surreal every day: secret roots, Russian rendezvous, pizza-based pedophile conspiracies. A […]

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Her horse’s illness cleared her seek treatment for her own

Published in Odd and Fun on 24th October 2017

( CNN) Beef jerky, bottled water, and Fireball whiskey. This is where my travel inaugurated, at the convenience store, buying “survival” items on Thanksgiving Day. I was meant to join a gaggle of bellowing children around the kids’ table. But Gatsby, my ex-race-horse-turned-ungrateful-teenager, had just spiked a 105 -degree fever. I was in for a […]

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What it’s like to survive cancer, by those who have done it | Guardian readers and Sarah Marsh

Published in Odd and Fun on 23rd October 2017

As research shows more beings than ever are alive decades after diagnosis, we speak to five people about life after treatment The chances of enduring cancer are much greater than ever before. In a study published by the charity Macmillan Cancer Support it was found that people are now twice as likely to live at […]

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