The norovirus outbreak at the Pyeongchang Olympics has officially spread to athletes, infecting two freestyle skiers from Switzerland. The outbreak began among staff and volunteers and showed no signs of slowing down, with 17 new cases diagnosed on Friday according to the Korean Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The outbreak has been traced to contaminated water used in food preparation at the Horeb Youth Center, reports the Los Angeles Times.
Of all the posts from people grappling with the Florida school shooting that flooded my social media feeds this week, one in particular, shared by a fellow mom at my 9-year-old daughter’s school, stood out:
An Ohio judge has given custody of a transgender teen to his grandparents instead of his parents, who objected to his transition. The new custody arrangement will allow the grandparents to make medical decisions for the teen, KTLA5 reports. Judge Sylvia Sieve Hendon’s ruling says that in addition to receiving custody, the grandparents can petition to change the child’s name in probate court.
“You’re dealing with people’s lives!” one of my classmates exclaimed. After I wrote about this discussion for my school’s newspaper, my mom’s Facebook friends shared the piece and commented about its relevance. But the comment section on my school’s website remains blank.
Olympic skier Mikaela Shiffrin told the press all about her napping habit — she even fits in naps between runs.
Lori Alhadeff, whose daughter was one of the victims who died on Wednesday in the Florida school shooting shared a powerful message for President Donald Trump.
There have been 97 mass shootings since 1982 — chilling experiences for all involved, but uniquely traumatizing for the people tasked with saving lives. "I looked in the other nurses’ eyes, and they were scared too."
Stressful working conditions caused heart damage and added deadly amounts of weight to ex-officer Jose Vega. His fight for disability underscores the intrinsically unhealthy conditions of being a cop.
A pediatric nutritionist responds to McDonald's plans to cut cheeseburgers and chocolate milk from its Happy Meals and introduce new calorie limits.
The mother of the teenage gunman allegedly behind the deadly mass shooting at a Florida high school died of complications from the flu late last year, according to family members.
President Donald Trump on Thursday spoke about the mass shooting that took place at a Parkland, Florida, high school the day before, claiming he will tackle “the difficult issue of mental health” in the wake of the massacre.
Lena Dunham‘s emotional essay about her decision to undergo a total hysterectomy at 31 touched the hearts of many — including her former boyfriend Jack Antonoff.
In 2015, after a doctor informed him his life was in imminent danger, he lost nearly 500 pounds.
Susan and I have been together for six years. When Susan was getting sick but was not yet diagnosed, I did my best to remain positive and optimistic, despite my anxiety and depression. By skipping all of that, Susan and I were able to mindfully, with gentle love, begin the journey to the end of our relationship.
Instead of supporting a bill to provide female inmates with free and unlimited menstrual products, the Arizona Department of Corrections said it is revising its sanitary pad policy to try to put the issue to rest.