Day: July 7, 2020

Trump ‘going with his gut’ in fanning racism, frustrating some White House aides

Trump ‘going with his gut’ in fanning racism, frustrating some White House aides

Some White House officials are privately expressing frustration over President Trump’s recent embrace of a message stoking racial and cultural divisions. The Trump allies are telling him that he has a better argument to make and to focus on his accomplishments in office and offer sharp criticism of his opponent, former Vice President Joe Biden, said two officials who spoke on the condition of anon... »

Facebook on defense over ad boycott, but regulation remains the bigger threat

Facebook on defense over ad boycott, but regulation remains the bigger threat

WASHINGTON — The social media giant Facebook has spent years refusing to act as an “arbiter of truth,” which in practice has meant allowing political figures to publish demonstrably false and sometimes racist information on its platforms. But with the company under fire from both the left and the right, Facebook has begun offering concessions to activists as it braces for new federal regulations. ... »

Video shows Black man pinned to tree in what he calls ‘attempted lynching’ at Indiana lake

Video shows Black man pinned to tree in what he calls ‘attempted lynching’ at Indiana lake

Indiana authorities are investigating a report by a Black man who said he was pinned to a tree by a group of white men, an attack he likened to an “attempted lynching.” Parts of the incident were captured on video by one of the man’s friends. In a post to Facebook, Vauhxx Booker wrote, “I don’t want to recount this, but I was almost the victim of an attempted lynching.” He went on: “On July 4th ev... »

‘This is the only way to get real change’: How Black Americans are using their purchasing power as a means of protest on #BlackOutDay2020

‘This is the only way to get real change’: How Black Americans are using their purchasing power as a means of protest on #BlackOutDay2020

Black Americans are being encouraged to halt their spending or to redirect it exclusively to Black-owned businesses on Tuesday in an act of protesting the country’s ongoing issues of racial injustice and inequality as part of #BlackOutDay2020. The #BlackOutDay2020 movement and Blackout Coalition were started by a Texas man named Calvin Martyr as an effort to reveal the impact of the Black dollar a... »

Aggressive seaweed smothers one of world’s most remote reefs

Aggressive seaweed smothers one of world’s most remote reefs

Researchers say a recently discovered species of seaweed is killing large patches of coral on once-pristine reefs and is rapidly spreading across one of the most remote and protected ocean environments on earth. A study from the University of Hawaii and others says the seaweed is spreading more rapidly than anything they’ve seen in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, a nature reserve that stretches... »

McConnell Expects New Virus Relief Bill by End of Month

McConnell Expects New Virus Relief Bill by End of Month

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell predicted Congress will pass one final coronavirus rescue package later this month and appealed to everyone in public life to urge people to wear masks to control the spread. “This is not over. We are seeing a resurgence in a lot of states,” McConnell said at one of three press conferences he held Monday in Kentucky. “I think the country needs one last boost.... »

Trump vows to pressure governors to reopen schools in the fall

Trump vows to pressure governors to reopen schools in the fall

Trump vows to pressure governors to reopen schools in the fall KEY POINTS Trump said the White House plans to pressure state governors and educators to reopen schools in the fall, despite soaring infection rates across the country. “We’re very much going to put pressure on the governors and the schools to reopen,” Trump said at a White House event on school reopenings. “Open your schools in the fa... »

Mary Trump tell-all paints president as a ‘narcissist’ who is ‘lost to his own delusional spin’

Mary Trump tell-all paints president as a ‘narcissist’ who is ‘lost to his own delusional spin’

POLITICS Mary Trump tell-all paints president as a ‘narcissist’ who is ‘lost to his own delusional spin’ KEY POINTS CNBC obtained a copy of the forthcoming tell-all family memoir about President Donald Trump written by his niece, “Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World’s Most Dangerous Man.” Mary Trump, a clinical psychologist, writes that her uncle is a textbook narcissist, an... »

Small business coronavirus relief loan database contains some big errors, firms say

Small business coronavirus relief loan database contains some big errors, firms say

Small business coronavirus relief loan database contains some big errors, firms say KEY POINTS Several companies that purportedly received forgiveable loans as part of a governnment program aimed at helping small businesses said that they did not apply for — much less get — the funds that are detailed in a database of loans. The venture capital firms Index Ventures and Foundation Capital, along wi... »

Most beautiful places to visit

Most beautiful places to visit

While Rome may get the credit for being Italy’s most historic city, Florence holds the flame for sheer, unadulterated Italian beauty. A walk down any cobblestone street will reveal astonishing piazzas and cathedrals—and the skyline dominating the cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore is a cannot-miss. Also a must-see? The museums and galleries packed to the rafters with some of the world’s most... »

Most Expensive Places to visit

Most Expensive Places to visit

1 Singapore The island city-state of Singapore has carried the dubious distinction of being ranked as the world’s most high-priced town for five years in a row, according to the index. Much of that aligns with the high fee of transportation; it’s the most high-priced vicinity in the world to purchase and use a car. But costs for everything—from clothes to groceries to a bottle of table wine ($24 o... »

Strange Lost Worlds on Earth

Strange Lost Worlds on Earth

What are the storage lost worlds in history? From the possible site of the legendary Garden of Eden to an Island that may cover an alien base. Today, we will be looking at 12 most strange lost worlds on earth. Strange Lost Worlds on Earth Do you belong to the group of people who believe that there is nothing unexplored in this world of ours? Well, get ready to be surprised, because the world doesn... »

Most mysterious places in the world

Most mysterious places in the world

From energised rocks in the center of the Aussie Outback to spooky motels a la Stephen King, the residences of well-known vamps to off-the-beaten track groves of malformed bushes in the depths of Slavic Europe, this listing of the world’s most mysterious places to go to is positive to have some thing to pique the interest. No count if you’re a conspiracy theorist, a dedicated UFO hunter, a propone... »

The risk of buying Forex at black market rate of N460/$1

The risk of buying Forex at black market rate of N460/$1

The risk of buying Forex at black market rate of N460/$1  July 7, 2020. Between 2012 and 2017 the naira has depreciated by 30% compounded annually.   If you ask anyone today to choose between being paid in dollars or in naira, there will only be one winner. Since the oil price crash in early March and the ravaging COVID-19 virus, the exchange rate between the naira and dollar has depreciated ... »

Companies owned by Floyd Mayweather, Tom Brady among sports entities granted PPP relief money

Companies owned by Floyd Mayweather, Tom Brady among sports entities granted PPP relief money

Mayweather Promotions, Bob Arum’s Top Rank company and Golden Boy Promotions, owned by Oscar De La Hoya, all applied for between $350,000 and $1 million, according to data released Monday by the U.S. Small Business Administration. Mayweather was named the highest-paid athlete of the past decade by Forbes with $915 million in earnings. His promotion shut down its events on March 17, with no date fo... »

Smarten Your Children Brain By Making Them Eat These 10 Foods Often

Smarten Your Children Brain By Making Them Eat These 10 Foods Often

Just what does the food you eat have to do with how your brain functions? Uhh, more than you think. Everyone knows that what we eat affects our bodies and how we look but what we eat also affects our brain. Why are we telling you this? Because certain foods influence cognitive ability! Such as understanding and processing new information, staying focused on the task at hand and recognizing when we... »

Black man pinned to tree in what he calls ‘attempted lynching’ at Indiana lake

Black man pinned to tree in what he calls ‘attempted lynching’ at Indiana lake

Indiana authorities are investigating a report by a Black man who said he was pinned to a tree by a group of white men, an attack he likened to an “attempted lynching.” Parts of the incident were captured on video by one of the man’s friends. In a post to Facebook, Vauhxx Booker wrote, “I don’t want to recount this, but I was almost the victim of an attempted lynching.” He went on: “On July 4th ev... »

Effect of Bitter Leaf On The Liver

Effect of Bitter Leaf On The Liver

What do you know about the effect of bitter leaf on the liver? If your answer is ‘not much’, then allow us to tell you a little bit more about this fascinating plant and how it can be good (or bad) for the health of your liver. Bitter leaf (botanical name Vernonia amygdalina) is a common plant used by many people in Nigeria. Some of the most common bitter leaf uses are for food and medicine. This ... »

8 natural leaves that can boast your immune system and help you reach 100 years

8 natural leaves that can boast your immune system and help you reach 100 years

According to medicaljournal.com, certain natural leaves can work wonders in sustaining the human body and prolonging our respective life span if we use them adequately. This natural leaves can help in combating dangerous chemicals like {Carbon-monoxide or chlorofluorocarbon} that are released into our environments. The leaves can be drank as tea, eaten after been parboiled, used in preparing our r... »

9 Natural Ways To Boost — Immune System

9 Natural Ways To Boost — Immune System

It can happen in the blink of an eye. One day, everyone’s fine, and the next, your friends, coworkers, and roommates drop one by one into the miserable abyss of flu season. If you fear the dreaded illness is coming for you next, don’t stockpile the tissues yet. Beyond getting a flu shot and washing your hands religiously, the best line of defense comes from simple, healthy habits. Below are Nine N... »

Twelve Signs Your Body Shows You That Your Liver Is Being Damaged

Twelve Signs Your Body Shows You That Your Liver Is Being Damaged

The liver is an organ about the size of a football. It sits just under your rib cage on the right side of your abdomen. It carries out important functions and we cannot live without it as it is essential for digesting food and ridding your body of toxic substances. Liver disease can be inherited (genetic). Liver problems can also be caused by a variety of factors that damage the liver, such as vir... »

Meals that Even McDonald’s Employees Don’t Want to Eat

Meals that Even McDonald’s Employees Don’t Want to Eat

We made a list of meals, which McDonald workers do not want to eat. We collected this information from the former workers, who told their experience working in McDonald’s. In this list, we will talk about meals, that are not that good or meals which cooked not like you think they were made. And of course, everyone decides by himself to eat something or not eat. Our work is just to show this inform... »

Weird jobs from celebrities’ past

Weird jobs from celebrities’ past

1. Deceased-oriented Hairstylist Danny DeVito Now Danny DeVito doesn’t seem to have any passion for any hairs, including his own. However, there were times when his life was connected with this stuff. Yes, you may be delighted to know he worked as a hairstylist. Moreover, you may even be shocked to find out who he served! Can you guess? We can bet you never suggest these were dead people! 2. Clown... »

Unknow secrets about Fanta that you might have not heard about

Unknow secrets about Fanta that you might have not heard about

The story behind the name Fanta There are quite a few contradictory tales behind this brand being named Fanta. According to one story, the name Fanta was suggested by Joe Knipp, a salesman in Max Keith’s (The branch head of Coca-Cola) team. Upon being told to come up with an imaginative and creative name, Joe Knipp came up with ‘Fanta’ based on the concept of ‘Fantasy’. But, the official story tel... »

How to achieve a tiny waist line

How to achieve a tiny waist line

10 Simple Moves to Get a Tiny Waist and a Flat Stomach Although we can’t lose weight by just locally targeting specific areas, it’s very possible to make our waist look slimmer and our tummy look flatter. There are a few muscle groups that are responsible for our midsection and we just need to find exercises that work on isolating these muscles. Another trick is that these exercises should be done... »

How to get a wider hips

How to get a wider hips

How to Make Your Hips Wider Stars like Scarlett Johansson and Sofia Vergara have made the hourglass figure increasingly appealing. While a narrow waist is important, increasing your hip size is just as effective in achieving the look. If you’d like to have wider hips, here are some steps to help you look curvaceous. Method 1 of 2: Altering Your Physique 1 Do exercises that target the hips. S... »

Toddlers to Teens: How to Help Kids Cope with Stress from COVID-19

Toddlers to Teens: How to Help Kids Cope with Stress from COVID-19

  Kids process stress and anxiety differently at different ages. How parents help should be tailored to a child’s needs and age. Getty Images Like adults, kids are struggling right now. But how that struggle manifests and what parents can do to help varies by age. Younger children may be regressing and are in need of age-appropriate explanations about what’s going on. Depression among teenage... »

Fighting Family Burnout During the COVID-19 Crisis

Fighting Family Burnout During the COVID-19 Crisis

After 3 months of COVID-19 togetherness, families across the nation are experiencing symptoms of family burnout. The pressures on single parents are especially high. Marriages are also suffering, with inescapable togetherness highlighting the fractures in relationships and leading to an increase in petitions for divorce in other countries. Parents should be focusing on encouragement and positive r... »

6 tricks to getting a thigh gap

6 tricks to getting a thigh gap

6 Tricks To Getting A Thigh Gap 6 Tricks To Getting A Thigh Gap Have you ever looked at women who wear tiny shorts, see their legs perfectly slim and slender… and stared in envy, wishing it could be you? Ever walked down the street and hated the feeling of your thighs rubbing against each other, practically clapping together at you? Want to get slimmer, get rid of those dreaded “thunder thighs”, a... »

7.5% VAT on diapers may force use of skin-irritating rags, doctors warn FG

7.5% VAT on diapers may force use of skin-irritating rags, doctors warn FG

  Paediatricians in the country have warned that introduction of 7.5 per cent Value-Added Tax on baby diapers by the Federal Government could lead to rise in the use of napkins and rags, both of which may irritate babies’ delicate skin.   They added that when such development becomes a regular feature among nursing mothers, personal hygiene should be adopted to avoid infection.   In... »

17-man delegation visits Cross River as Ehanire urges NMA to suspend strike

17-man delegation visits Cross River as Ehanire urges NMA to suspend strike

  The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, has called on striking doctors in Cross River State to suspend their indefinite strike.   Members of the Nigerian Medical Association, Cross River State branch, had, on Sunday, embarked on an indefinite strike over alleged failure of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control to reflect the five COVID-19 confirmed cases in the state in its daily ... »

FG writes off N4.2bn debt for radio, TV stations

FG writes off N4.2bn debt for radio, TV stations

      The Federal Government has decided to write off 60 per cent of the N7bn owed by radio and television stations in licensing and renewal fees.   The government has also slashed the existing licence fee by 30 per cent for all open terrestrial radio and television services with effect from July 10.   The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, disclosed these ... »

10 ways to get more profit out of your business

10 ways to get more profit out of your business

10 Ways To Get More Profit Out of Your Business TodayYou can make all of these profit-boosting moves without any extra cash investment. 10 Ways To Get More Profit Out of Your Business Today Getty Images As a business owner, it’s essential to be constantly on the lookout for new profit-making opportunities. What you may not realize, however, is that creating a business within your business ca... »

Proven ways to have a smooth face overnight

Proven ways to have a smooth face overnight

There are possible ways to get over wrinkles, pimples, acne etc.. and have a smooth face just overnight. Doing the right thing and applying the right things will just make your face look superb. These proven methods have been tested by medical experts and the have recommended it for use if you are desirous to have a smooth face. Are you tired of wrinkles, acne, pimples, black spot etc or you don’t... »

How to get a bigger butt in a week

How to get a bigger butt in a week

How to Get a Bigger Butt in a Week If you think your butt is too small, there are some things you can do to make it bigger. You may not see a significant change in a week, but if you continue to put in the effort, you’ll be able to get the results you want. Part 1 of 3: Toning Exercises 1 Drop it low with a weighted squat. Standing with your feet shoulder-width apart and your feet in line wi... »

10 golden rules for youthful looking skin

10 golden rules for youthful looking skin

10 golden rules for youthful-looking skin Youthful, beautiful skin doesn’t happen by chance; it takes some work. No matter what type of skin your parents have, your genes are only a small part of the equation. As the years go by, the signs of aging start to affect your body and skin is no exception. Thankfully, there are easy ways to slow down the aging process and prevent damage to your skin. Tha... »

6 tips to nude makeup

6 tips to nude makeup

6 Easy Tips to Nude Makeup Look Nude Lip Nude Makeup Look is ideal for women with sharp features. If you choose to endorse this look, you’ll be showcasing your natural beauty without using a substantial amount of foundation or bronzer. Some people consider this look ‘bland or muted‘, but if you’ve applied the right kind of products and on the right places, you can really look like a diva, that too... »

10 tips for a glowing skin

10 tips for a glowing skin

10 Tips for Glowing Skin More When you’re pregnant, you seem to emanate a radiant glow. But even the loveliest complexion can use a little extra pampering — especially during the summer months. Between the sun, chlorine, sweat, and your fluctuating hormones, your skin can begin to look less than radiant if you don’t treat it with care. Try these tips for healthy, soft, and clean ... »

Steps to achieve a foat tummy

Steps to achieve a foat tummy

  Flat Tummy Tips: 7 Steps to a get flat tummy in 7 days You’ve been missing your routine at the gym very often, thanks to your busy schedule (or plain laziness), and suddenly you realize that in one week you have to attend a wedding. You want to wear your favourite saree or figure-hugging dress but are worried about your flabby stomach bulging out. This makes you worry about how to los... »

Save these 10 everyday gadgets from hackers!

Save these 10 everyday gadgets from hackers!

With the never-ending advancement in technology, new gadgets are being launched every day. They cover the fields of medical appliances, cars, security gadgets and guess what? Even toys are susceptible to being hacked! Most of the gadgets, which are prone to hacking are connected to the internet. Over one-third of Internet-connected gadgets are vulnerable to exploitation by hackers. These latest te... »

Top 10 places to visit in Europe

Top 10 places to visit in Europe

1. Railway Glenfinnan Viaduct in Scotland If you watched Harry Potter, you must have seen the Glenfinnan Viaduct, a bridge over Finnan river in Scotland. One of its distinguishing features is the method Scotsmen used when constructing all its 21 arches only with concrete and free of any metal girder. Your must-do is to ride over this one-hundred-foot high railway track. The views you will see are ... »

Causes of itchy skin and how to relieve it

Causes of itchy skin and how to relieve it

Mosquito bites, chickenpox, and poison ivy aren’t the only reasons for itchy skin. See what else may be causing your itch and what can bring relief. Bug bites. When bugs live on your skin or feed on you every night, the itch can be long-lasting and uncontrollable. Bugs that can cause long-lasting itch, include bed bugs, lice, and mites (scabies). How to get relief: You can find out what these bug ... »

How to shop safely through out this period

How to shop safely through out this period

Grocery shopping in the age of coronavirus remains an anxiety-inducing but essential task. At some point, we’ll all need to replenish our kitchens. This inevitably leads to questions and worries. How do you venture to the grocery store without putting yourself and others at risk? Can you get sick if someone with the virus coughs near produce that you then pick up? Should you take extra steps... »

Tips for baking (without sticking to the pan)

Tips for baking (without sticking to the pan)

Grease Your Pans Whether using shortening or butter, scoop some with you hand or take a nub between your fingers. Grease the pans so they are shiny inside and completely coated. No dull, ungreased spots should remain and no big clumps of fat should be visible. You can use a paper towel or pastry brush if you’d prefer not to use your fingers. When using cooking spray, shake the can well befor... »

Virus loans helped entities tied to Trump evangelical allies

Virus loans helped entities tied to Trump evangelical allies

Churches connected to President Donald Trump and other organizations linked to current or former Trump evangelical advisers received at least $17.3 million in loans from a federal rescue package designed to aid small businesses during the coronavirus pandemic. Those receiving loans include City of Destiny, the Florida church that Trump’s personal pastor and White House faith adviser Paula White-Ca... »

TikTok to leave Hong Kong as security law raises worries

TikTok to leave Hong Kong as security law raises worries

TikTok said Tuesday it will stop operations in Hong Kong, joining other social media companies in warily eyeing ramifications of a sweeping national security law that took effect last week. The short-form video app’s planned departure from Hong Kong comes as various social media platforms and messaging apps including Facebook, WhatsApp, Telegram, Google, and Twitter balk at the possibility of prov... »

Trump donors among early recipients of coronavirus loans

Trump donors among early recipients of coronavirus loans

As much as $273 million in federal coronavirus aid was awarded to more than 100 companies that are owned or operated by major donors to President Donald Trump’s election efforts, according to an Associated Press analysis of federal data. Many were among the first to be approved for a loan in early April, when the administration was struggling to launch the lending program. And only eight businesse... »

Get your self rich

Get your self rich

How to Invest Wisely Of course, that is easier said than done as there is a magnitude of information and investment options out there for you. Where does one actually start and ensure they are doing the right thing? Investing money is very much based on your personal interests, timelines, risks you can afford, and many other factors. “What” and “how” you invest might be very different from the nex... »

Oil marketers insist on full deregulation

Oil marketers insist on full deregulation

Oil marketers insist on full deregulation The independent oil marketers operating under the aegis of the Private Depot of Oil and Gas Marketers Association of Nigeria (PDOGMAN) has impressed on the federal government the need to embark on full deregulation of the downstream sector of the nation’s oil and gas industry, saying this would benefit the economy on the long run. The association spoke aga... »

NAFDAC analysing 20 herbal drugs

NAFDAC analysing 20 herbal drugs

NAFDAC analysing 20 herbal drugs The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has said it was currently analyzing the efficacy of about 20 different herbal products submitted to it by herbal practitioners as possible treatment for Covid-19. Director-General of the agency, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, who disclosed this at an investigative hearing on research into the pandemic ... »

CBN palliatives coming for aviation industry

CBN palliatives coming for aviation industry

CBN palliatives coming for aviation industry   The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, has said following the loss made due to the closure of the airports for about three months,  businesses in the aviation  sector will be given opportunity to access a two-fold palliative from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Ministry of Finance and National Planning. The minister, who spoke in Abuja,... »

NCDC issues guideline for conducting elections

NCDC issues guideline for conducting elections

NCDC issues guideline for conducting elections The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has issued a new guideline for safely conducting State and Local Government elections in the country, especially as the COVID-19 pandemic threatens. It therefore urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), political parties, politicians, and election monitors to place a premium on the lives... »

Trump-connected lobbyists reap windfall in federal virus aid

Trump-connected lobbyists reap windfall in federal virus aid

Forty lobbyists with ties to President Donald Trump helped clients secure more than $10 billion in federal coronavirus aid, among them five former administration officials whose work potentially violates Trump’s own ethics policy, according to a report. The lobbyists identified Monday by the watchdog public citizen either worked in the Trump executive branch, served on his campaign, was part of th... »

Small business aid went beyond hard-hit companies, data show

Small business aid went beyond hard-hit companies, data show

The government on Monday identified roughly 650,000 mostly small businesses and nonprofits that received taxpayer money through a federal program that was designed to soften job losses from the coronavirus but also benefited wealthy, well-connected companies and some celebrity-owned firms. The Treasury Department’s Payroll Protection Program approved applicants from a broad swath of industries. So... »

Hospitals approaching capacity as Miami closes restaurants

Hospitals approaching capacity as Miami closes restaurants

Hospitals rapidly approached capacity across the Sunbelt, and the Miami area closed restaurants and gyms again because of the surging coronavirus Monday, as the U.S. emerged from a Fourth of July weekend of picnics, pool parties and beach outings that health officials fear could fuel the rapidly worsening outbreak. The seesaw effect — restrictions lifted, then reimposed — has been seen around the ... »

Virus, Floyd death merge in brutal blow to Black well-being

Virus, Floyd death merge in brutal blow to Black well-being

Doctors have known it for a long time, well before the resounding cries of “Black Lives Matter”: Black people suffer disproportionately. They face countless challenges to good health, among them food, transportation, and income. The stress of living with racism has very real, physical effects. And they are especially prone to diabetes, hypertension, and other chronic diseases that can be tricky to... »

AIDS report: Kids are lagging and COVID-19 is harming care

AIDS report: Kids are lagging and COVID-19 is harming care

New numbers on the global AIDS epidemic show some big successes, such as fewer deaths and new infections. But there are also some tragic failures: Only half the children with HIV, the virus that causes the disease, are getting treatment. “We are making great progress against the HIV epidemic … but the bad, bad news is that kids are lagging behind,” said Dr. Shannon Hader, deputy executive di... »

Waste-watching: Sewage can help track pandemic virus trends

Waste-watching: Sewage can help track pandemic virus trends

One county in Utah beat back a spike of pandemic virus infections in the spring, and another saw its rate jump. Both trends showed up in their sewage. Yes, sewage. Across the U.S. and in Europe, researchers and health officials say they can track the course of a community outbreak of the new coronavirus by studying the waste flushed from its bathrooms. And that can provide a valuable addition to p... »

Scientists urge WHO to acknowledge virus can spread in air

Scientists urge WHO to acknowledge virus can spread in air

More than 200 scientists have called for the World Health Organization and others to acknowledge that the coronavirus can spread in the air — a change that could alter some of the current measures being taken to stop the pandemic. In a letter published this week in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases, two scientists from Australia and the U.S. wrote that studies have shown “beyond any reasona... »