In First-Of-Its-Kind Lawsuit, Baltimore Sues Trump Over Immigrants’ Access To Benefits

Baltimore officials filed the suit, described as the Democracy Forward. It accuses the Trump administration of “unlawfully and secretly” expanding the definition of “public charge” in the State Department’s Under the public charge provision, people considered likely to become a charge on the government can be denied legal status.  Baltimore…

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As Tanzania’s LGBT fear for their lives, HIV will thrive

(CNN)In one day, everything changed. The region where “HIV rates are highest among men who have sex with men is sub-Saharan Africa, the second highest is the Caribbean, and these are both regions with high social intolerance for same-sex behavior,” Chris Beyrer, the Desmond Tutu Professor of Public Health and…

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How to help on Giving Tuesday

“If you have a little bit of money left, it’s great to donate. But it’s equally about doing something kind and talking or posting on social media about good causes.” How can you help? Giving Tuesday recognises any form of goodwill but one way is to spare some time. Solomon…

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Does your gut need probiotics after antibiotics?

If you take antibiotics, there’s a good chance you’ll also get diarrhea. But the answer is more complicated. There is currently some evidence that taking probiotics can prevent antibiotic-associated diarrhea. This effect is relatively small, with 13 people needing to take probiotics for one episode of diarrhea to be averted.…

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