Warning: This story contains graphic images and descriptions of how hookworms burrowed into a teenage boy’s skin. Kelli Mulhollen Dumas said she thought the small, red bumps on her son’s skin were bites from chiggers or mosquitoes. Her son, Michael, had just returned from Florida, and she knew he had spent a lot of time outdoors. But within days, she said, the 17-year-old had several more spots — then “his whole backside” was covered. Ultimately, Dumas said, areas on her son’s feet, legs and buttocks were covered in a red, itchy rash — the telltale sign of certain type of hookworm, a parasite that can infect both animals and humans. “I can’t stress enough how traumatic it is for a teenage boy — and his mother — to know that there are worms living in his body,” Dumas said Wednesday in an interview The Washington Post . Dumas, from Memphis, said she believes that her son contracted the parasite in … [Read more...] about Hookworms burrowed into a teenager’s skin during a trip to Florida. You can’t unsee these images.
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Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Family Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Advertisement Supported by Ties I want my son to feel the immediate ease I do when I walk into a room full of Southern voices, but I don’t want others to read his voice as stupid or poor or backward. ByJulia Pelly June 1, 2018 I noticed my son’s accent for the first time at Halloween when a set of older boys pointed it out with a sneer. “Trick-or-treat” my almost-3-year-old murmured in his man-in-the-yellow-hat costume. “What did that kid say?!” snickered the older boy on the stoop behind him. “Tercker-treat” the other mimicked in a thick Southern drawl. My little boy didn’t notice; his focus was on the candy entering his bag, but I was suddenly and deeply wounded. Over the next few weeks I trained my ears to hear the accent that had apparently escaped my notice since my boy began to … [Read more...] about Will a Southern Drawl Close Doors for My Son?
THE UK’s first ever TV advert for Viagra will be screened on Channel 4 tonight in bid to give sales a lift. The 30-second commercial is cheekily set to the song “Make Me Smile (Come Up and See Me)” by Steve Harley. It will be aired at 11.15pm, during Mo Salah: A Football Fairy Tale, which details the Liverpool striker’s scoring prowess. The drug was reclassified earlier this year from prescription-only medication to one that can be sold by a pharmacist. It means the treatment is no longer covered by strict advertising regulations and can now be promoted directly to the public. The ad tells the story of a man who is moved to dance after getting his love life back on track. Drug manufacturer Pfizer say: “This is a story of a couple reconnecting as much as it is about his new-found sense of vitality, and his wife joins him in his dance.” One in five men in the UK – around 4.3million fellas – suffers from erectile dysfunction. But 44 per cent … [Read more...] about First ever Viagra TV ad to be screened on Channel 4 – after erectile dysfunction drug became available without prescription
0 Comments What is antibiotic resistance - and how can you protect yourself from it? BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Antibiotic resistance is a growing problem. The main driving factors behind antibiotic resistance are the overuse and misuse of the drug. So do you know when you need them and when you don't? Here are 10 top tips to help you keep your resistance strong. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/life/health/what-is-antibiotic-resistance-and-how-can-you-protect-yourself-from-it-36932077.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/life/features/article36932074.ece/5e0c8/AUTOCROP/h342/2018-05-22_lif_41133977_I2.JPG Email Antibiotic resistance is a growing problem. The main driving factors behind antibiotic resistance are the overuse and misuse of the drug. So do you know when you need them and when you don't? Here are 10 top tips to help you keep your resistance strong. 1. The threat is realIt's hard to overstate how critical effective antibiotics are to our way of life and what we … [Read more...] about What is antibiotic resistance
Story highlights Antibiotic resistance is one of the biggest threats to global health, food security and development The Global Antibiotic Research and Development Partnership has chosen to focus on gonorrhea Mark King has had the clap so many times he's renamed it "the applause. " The first time King had gonorrhea, he was a teenager in the late 1970s, growing up in Louisiana. King visited a clinic and gave a fake name and phone number. He was treated quickly with antibiotics and sent on his way. A few years later, the symptoms reappeared. By this time, the 22-year-old was living in West Hollywood, hoping to launch his acting career. Los Angeles had a thriving a gay scene where King, for the first time, could embrace his sexuality freely. He frequented bathhouses and also met men in dance clubs and along the bustling sidewalks. There was lots of sex to be had. Read More First case of super-resistant gonorrhea reported Like a few years earlier, the doctor gave him a … [Read more...] about Time is running out for treating gonorrhea