Norwegian Ruling Party Just Voted To Ban Circumcision

May 8, 2017   A political party in Norway has voted to ban the ritual circumcision of boys under the age of 16 and several other measures which have been blasted as an attack on minorities. In its national annual conference over the weekend, the anti-immigrant and libertarian Progress Party (FrP) voted to also ban hijabs in public More...

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By MassCentral On Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

Oklahoma Republicans Pass Bill Demanding Officials Treat Abortion as Murder

On Monday, Oklahoma’s state House of Representatives passed a non-binding piece of legislation, House Resolution 1004, that ignores the Supreme Court’s decisions on abortion and demands that state and local More...

By MassCentral On Sunday, May 7th, 2017

Republican Lawmaker Says Women Get Abortions for a ‘Free Trip to the City’

Alaskan state Representative David Eastman turned a resolution on sexual assault and child abuse into an abortion debate, saying that abortion is “the ultimate form of child abuse.” According to KTVA in Alaska, More...

By MassCentral On Sunday, May 7th, 2017

Nader Rips Sanders Democrats for putting Single Payer on Back Burner

By Russell Mokhiber for Single Payer Action. Last month, Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) promised single payer activists that he would introduce his single payer bill in the Senate within the next couple of weeks. Senator More...

By MassCentral On Saturday, May 6th, 2017

Potentially Deadly Disease Can Start 15 Minutes After Tick Bite

Health officials are raising awareness of the potentially deadly Powassan virus, which is transmitted through tick bites. It’s much, much rarer than Lyme disease, but brings more serious symptoms, including brain More...

By MassCentral On Thursday, May 4th, 2017

Prefab Cabin By Snøhetta Is Designed To Go Anywhere

The latest news in prefab land comes from Snøhetta, the international firm behind projects as major as the Times Square revamp and as whimsical as a treehouse hotel. This time, the firm has designed a ready-made More...

By MassCentral On Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

FEATURE: ‘Overwhelming Majority’ Of Women Experience Some Form Of Harassment, Sexual Violence In Their Daily Journeys

3 May 2017 – From rude comments and unwanted touching and groping to rape and murder, sexual violence and harassment has reached pandemic proportions, according to the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality More...

By MassCentral On Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017

Overcoming Opioids: When Pills Are A Hospital’s Last Resort

In this Jan. 19, 2017, handout photo from the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center, nurse Amanda Fritsch checks the catheter delivering a drug that kept Stuart Anders’ injured leg numb for three days. More...

By Support On Monday, May 1st, 2017

Pharmacies Get Bad Marks Often, But Public Doesn’t Know

News Leader Investigation Reveals: State often does not release details you need to avoid doing business with troubled Pharmacies or pharmacists.   Jeff Schwaner , Seventeen More...

By MassCentral On Sunday, April 30th, 2017

Why We Do Male Contraceptive Marketing Research

We recently got back our male contraceptive survey data from 1,500 nationally representative male respondents. Because we intend to analyze and publish this data, we have some restrictions about delving too deeply More...