Doctor Groups Gave $162,000 To NRA’s Top Allies In Congress While Pushing Gun Reform

Illustration: Damon Dahlen/HuffPost; Photos: Getty Doctors groups continued to fund pro-NRA politicians like Pete Sessions, Ted Cruz and Steve Scalise, even as the organizations and their members opposed the NRA’s agenda. Until recently, it would have been unusual to see a doctor publicly telling the National Rifle Association to “shut the fuck up.”But in recent…

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Man Hospitalized After Injecting Own Semen To Treat Back Pain

Irish Medical Journal After a man in Dublin repeatedly injected himself with semen to relieve chronic back pain, an X-ray revealed an area of trapped air beneath his skin. A new study published in the Irish Medical Journal recounts the case of a 33-year-old man who was hospitalized after repeatedly injecting himself with semen to…

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How The Government Shutdown Is Affecting Our Food Safety

Earlier this month, the partial government shutdown caused the Food and Drug Administration to postpone its inspection of various foods, leaving many Americans wondering if their safety is at risk.Here’s the lowdown at this current moment.The U.S. Department of Agriculture, which monitors the country’s meat and poultry slaughterhouses, has reported that 90 percent of its…

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The 7 Workout Accessories Personal Trainers Swear By

Year after year, some of the most common New Year’s resolutions revolve around health and fitness. However, committing to those healthy habits may be easier said than done. In fact, studies show that up to 80 percent of resolutions fail by mid February.To help you be part of the 20 percent who keep their New…

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How To Prepare For The End Of Roe v. Wade

HuffPost Illustration/Getty Images It’s not difficult for Robin Marty to envision a future America where “pregnant people may need to travel across state lines, obtain illegal abortion-inducing medications, or keep their abortions secret from partners, family and the authorities.”But she’s no fatalist. Marty, a reporter who has been covering abortion rights for over 10 years,…

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