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Nearly 900 migrants contracted mumps in holding centers in past year

In this handout photo provided by the Office of Inspector General, overcrowding of families is observed by OIG at U.S. Border Patrol Weslaco Station on June 11, 2019, in Weslaco, Texas. Office of Inspector General/Department of Homeland Security via Getty Images) Office of Inspector General | Department of Homeland Security | Getty Images Nearly 900… Read More »

The US is throwing away at least 3,500 donated kidneys every year, study finds

The lack of organs for kidney failure patients is a major public health problem and one that President Donald Trump addressed in July when he signed an executive order promising to transform kidney care in this country. More than 37 million Americans have chronic kidney disease and roughly 5,000 die each year while on the… Read More »

‘God was there’: A year after landmark Canadian transplant, Maurice Desjardins is learning to live with another man’s face

“Gun cleaner shoots self” — Ottawa Sun headline, Jan. 12, 2011NOTRE-DAME-DE-LA-SALETTE, Que. — On the mantel inside the Desjardins house, which hugs Lac de l’Argile, a mountain lake about an hour’s drive northeast of Ottawa, there are no framed photos of Maurice Desjardins taken after what the family calls only “the accident.” There’s a picture… Read More »

Akshaya Tritiya 2019 Date and Time: When Is Shubh Muhurat to Buy Gold and Silver on Akha Teej This Year

Learn about Akshaya Tritiya 2019 Date and Time Shubh Muhurat to buy gold (Photo Credits: Wikimedia Commons) Akshaya Tritiya, also known as Akti or Akha Teej is a popular festival celebrated by Hindus and Jains in India. Considered highly auspicious time it falls during Shukla Paksha Tritiya in Vaishakha as per the Hindu calendar. Vaisakha… Read More »