Illegal skin-whitening cream sold in stores

Image caption YouTubers Mariam Omotunde and Arlene Dihoulou employed skin-lightening cream when they were younger, without knowing about the health repercussions High Street stores that were prosecuted for selling illegal skin-whitening creams are continuing to do so, the BBC has determined. Trading Criterion acknowledged “it’s a really big problem” and more could be done to…

Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop slammed for ‘deceptive’ health asserts

Gwyneth Paltrow’s health and wellness website Goop is under fire once again. The nonprofit organization Truth in Advertising filed a complaint on Tuesday to the California Food, Drug and Medical Device Task Force, accusing Goop of promoting “unsubstantiated, and therefore deceptive, health and disease-treatment claims” through products such as its yoni eggs and Shamam-inspired medicine…

Trump Hands Democrats an Possibility on Immigration

President Donald Trump’s renewed a requirement for a border wall and dramatic changes to immigration laws in return for deportation protections for young undocumented immigrants may help Democrats by keeping the issue alive in the 2018 election year. Polls show voters side with Democrats on shielding the immigrants, known as Dreamers. By adopting a hard…

“Bionic Eye” Helps Blind Woman See For The First Time In 16 Years

A British woman has spoken about her pleasure after undergoing a ground-breaking surgery that has allowed her to see again. Rhian Lewis, 49, underwent an eight-hour surgery at Oxford’s John Radcliffe Hospital to fit her with a “bionic eye.” The trial surgery involved inserting a 3-by-3 millimeterchip, made by German firm Retina Implant AG ,…

Google creates 13 emoji to represent working women

Google has proposed adding 13 new female emoji that “better reflect the pivotal roles girls play in the world.” Image: tyler essary/ mashable Spend any time tapping out emoji and you’ve probably noticed that girls are confined to three principal roles: bride, princess and dancer. While these are lovely things to be, the limited selection…

Juul, the popular e-cig startup under growing FDA scrutiny, says removing flavors is’ on the table’ among other things

Juul has been on an incredible, and in some manner, nightmarish, ride this year. The three-year-old, San Francisco-based company has handily won 75 percent of the e-cigarette marketplace in the U.S ., thanks in large proportion to the sleek design of its nicotine vaporizer. It is reportedly on track to insure at the least$ 1…

Germanwings crash report advises changing rules on pilot mental health

( CNN) Days before the one-year anniversary of the Germanwings Flight 9525 accident, the final investigation report uncovers physicians suggested 2 week before the disaster that co-pilot Andreas Lubitz be treated in a psychiatric hospital, French examiners said Sunday. The report suggested changes in patient confidentiality regulations that currently may prevent doctors from reporting pilots’…