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Mumps – is it the forgotten disease?

There has been a sharp increase in cases of mumps this year in England – but the viral illness which can cause swollen glands (and, more rarely, testes) has been around for a very long time. Way back in the 5th Century BC, Hippocrates is thought to be the first person to have recorded the… Read More »

‘Here we go again’: Judge blocks Mississippi ‘heartbeat’ abortion law

Abortionrights activist gathered outside the U.S. Supreme Court to protest against the recent abortion laws passed across the country in recent weeks. Tuesday, May 21, 2019. Washington, D.C. Aurora Samerio | NurPhoto | Getty Images A federal judge in Mississippi on Friday temporarily blocked a state law that bans abortions once a fetal heartbeat is… Read More »