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NYC issues $1,000 fines for refusing to get measles vaccinations
Apr19

NYC issues $1,000 fines for refusing to get measles vaccinations

Hailshadow/iStock(NEW YORK) — New York City followed through on its threat to fine people who refused to get measles vaccines on Thursday.The city’s health department issued civil summons to three people a week after issuing an emergency order requiri…

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Study: 23andMe gene test might falsely reassure some people of breast cancer risk
Apr19

Study: 23andMe gene test might falsely reassure some people of breast cancer risk

JasonDoiy/iStock(NEW YORK) — Since 2010, 23andMe has charged people to test themselves for potentially harmful gene mutations, such as those in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes, which, when mutated, can dramatically increase a person’s risk for develop…

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Eleven labor and delivery nurses pregnant at Ohio hospital
Apr19

Eleven labor and delivery nurses pregnant at Ohio hospital

Miami Valley Hospital(DAYTON, Ohio) — Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio, is about to turn it up to 11.Eleven nurses in the hospital’s labor and delivery unit are pregnant at the same time.The due dates for the nurses, one a gestational carrier, sp…

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Beyonce opens up about pregnancy complications with twins
Apr19

Beyonce opens up about pregnancy complications with twins

Kevin Winter/PW18/Getty Images for Parkwood Entertainment(NEW YORK) — Along with footage of rehearsals, intimate family moments and reflections on her 2018 monumental Coachella performance, Beyoncé opened up about a very personal aspect of her …

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Washington state pushes to take away vaccination exemptions amid measles outbreak
Apr18

Washington state pushes to take away vaccination exemptions amid measles outbreak

Pornpak Khunatorn/iStock(SEATTLE) — After 74 confirmed cases of measles, Washington state politicians are taking action.The state Senate has passed a bill that, if enacted, would revoke the state’s vaccination exemption for those who have a personal o…

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Nina Garcia opens up about her preventative double mastectomy
Apr18

Nina Garcia opens up about her preventative double mastectomy

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Fashion maven Nina Garcia, the editor-in-chief of Elle magazine and a judge on Project Runway opened up about her decision to undergo a preventative double mastectomy earlier this year, saying she felt in her industry it was “very…

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