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ScoMo makes embarrassing blunder

Scott Morrison experienced an awkward moment on the campaign trail today during his first walkabout. The PM did his first street walk in Strathfield today, tucking into a Korean dumpling and helping out in the kitchen. But he misunderstood one woman’s greeting, saying “ni hao” in response (hello in Mandarin) only to be told she… Read More »

Tainted drugs: When medicine makes patients sicker – ABC News

This is a Kaiser Health News story. The Food and Drug Administration is supposed to inspect all factories, foreign and domestic, that produce drugs for the U.S. market. But a KHN review of thousands of FDA documents — inspection records, recalls, warning letters and lawsuits — reveals how drugs that are poorly manufactured or contaminated… Read More »

Inducing labor at full-term: what makes sense?

For generations, midwives and doctors have looked for ways to imitate human physiology and nudge women’s bodies into giving birth. Synthetic hormones can be used to start and speed up labor. Soft balloons and seaweed sticks placed alongside the cervix can shape a pathway through the birth canal. Self-stimulation can spontaneously spark natural labor transmitters.… Read More »