House Republicans unveil the American Health Care Act, their replacement for the Affordable Care Act. WebMD tells how your health insurance coverage may be affected.
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Mothers get shamed for everything: paying too much attention to their kids, neglecting their kids, how they dress their kids, and especially for “letting themselves go.” But surely no one would get shamed for getting a little healthy exercise while the kids are busy, right? Not so fast -- one mom has been shamed on social media for NOT letting herself go! Erin Oprea was minding her own business and jumping rope for a workout during her children’s soccer game when a nosy stranger took her picture and posted it on social media, accusing her of “trying to get attention.” What the cyberbully didn’t realize is that Erin is Carrie Underwood’s personal trainer, and Carrie herself came to Erin’s defense online.
Is your health status your own business, even if it endangers someone else? Legal expert Anahita Sedaghatfar says that legally, it’s not. “In most states, you have a legal obligation to inform a sex partner if you have an STD before you have sex with them.” This applies to all STDs, but most often legal cases are brought for incurable ones, like herpes and HIV.
Imagine having so many blackheads that it looks like you’re wearing a mask – that was the situation one man found himself in before Dermatologist Dr. Sandra Lee, aka “Dr. Pimple Popper,” went to work. Dr. Lee explains that the “masked man,” also nicknamed “Zorro” by his friends, had a career working with jet engines. The heat in his workplace basically “baked” skin oil into his pores, and then extensive sun damage led to solar comedones -- enlarged blackheads – around his eyes and temples.