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Disclaimers on retouched photos don’t solve problem of negative body image

Labels that warn an image has been altered or enhanced do nothing to mitigate women’s negative perceptions of their appearance, according to a study published in Body Image this week. More importantly, some disclaimers heightened and even harmed body dissatisfaction in at-risk women, the study showed. “Disclaimers aren’t helpful. Once that image hits the brain,… Read More »

We don’t have to socialize medicine to fix healthcare – Washington Examiner

The ridiculously high costs of complexity and bureaucracy, not overpriced pharmaceuticals and not expensive hospital stays, are the main drivers behind the excessive cost of healthcare in America. Although it may sound counterintuitive at first, rationally simplifying and minimizing the choice in basic health insurance is the key to fixing this problem without resorting to… Read More »

Instagram model looks to remove illegal butt injections, warns others against procedure: ‘Don’t do it!’

An author and Instagram model is warning her fans about the dangers of illegal butt fillers after her own posterior became “discolored” and began sagging “more than it used to.” Courtney Barnes, known on Instagram as Ms. Miami, had originally gotten the illegal cosmetic procedures at “black market pumping parties” when she was just 22, Barcroft… Read More »

Moms, please don’t eat your placentas: Obstetricians say ‘placentophagy’ carries risks, with no proven benefits

After reviewing what scientific data exist on the subject, Canada’s pregnancy specialists are encouraging any woman considering eating or drinking her placenta to please refrain from doing so. The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada has found no evidence of benefit from human maternal “placentophagy,” but potential risks of harm, including the transfer of… Read More »