Should Doctors Operate On Intersex Babies? – “M.C. was born with ambiguous genitalia, a rare condition that doctors addressed with surgery. Now, in a landmark lawsuit, M.C.’s parents are challenging the medical mainstream: Why does a surgeon decide what sex a child should be?” Of course, I think surgery to alter the genitals of intersex babies should be banned.
Can You Protect Your Tummy From Traveler’s Diarrhea? – “There are just about as many misconceptions and myths about traveler’s diarrhea as there are names for it. So we’re here to try to set the record straight — or at least discuss what’s known and not known. We dove into the literature and talked to two pioneers in the field to figure out what causes Montezuma to take revenge, what precautions might work and what to do when your tummy starts to rumble.”
White Kids Get Medicated When They Misbehave, Black Kids Get Suspended — or Arrested – “Ramey draws on prior work in the field to demonstrate that the far higher rates of criminalization black students experience may be the result of endemic bias on the part of school officials. An American Psychological Association study found that black boys are perceived as older and less innocent than their white peers, and some studies indicate teachers can suffer from the fundamental attribution error, attributing minority children’s misbehavior to different causes than they do white children’s.”
Behold the Power of Coconut Oil! – Coconut oil has so many uses–moisturizing your hands, making popcorn, raising your pets from the dead. Wait, what was that last one again?