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( Hong Kong Court Orders Legal Framework for Same-Sex Unions
Sep 6th 2023, 11:45

Source: ( BBC News - AsiaHong Kong's top court has declined to recognize same-sex marriage but ordered the city to formulate an alternative framework within two years. It is a partial victory for pro-democracy activist Jimmy Sham, who had sought recognition of his marriage to his husband. The Court of Final Appeal rejected this option but said the city had violated the rights of LGBT couples by failing to actively provide alternative options.


( Racial and Socioeconomic Gaps Persist in U.S. Preterm Infant Mortality
Sep 6th 2023, 11:44

Source: ( Science Daily - Top SocietyDespite its economic strength, the U.S. has one of the top ten highest rates of preterm births in the world, and it continues to face large inequalities in infant mortality rates between mothers of differing socioeconomic status and race, a new study reports in JAMA Pediatrics. The study, based on more than 12 million preterm births between 1995 and 2020, found that Black preterm infants were 1.4 times more likely to die than White and Hispanic...


( Menopause Can Be Rough, But There Are Some Things That Help
Sep 6th 2023, 11:44

Source: ( APA MonitorMenopause has become a trendy topic in the popular press, with celebrities talking openly about their experiences, and investors jumping on board with fad products and services. But most women are still undergoing the menopausal transition without much education or help. Fortunately, there is a wealth of research that has the potential of helping millions of women.


( At Climate Summit, Kenya's Leader Calls for Global Carbon Tax
Sep 6th 2023, 11:43

Source: ( U.S. News and World ReportKenya's President said Tuesday that climate change is "eating away" at African economies, and he called for a global conversation about a carbon tax as the first Africa Climate Summit got underway. The U.S. government's climate envoy, John Kerry, acknowledged that 17 of the world's 20 countries most impacted by climate change are in Africa, while the U.S. and other rich countries produce 80% of the world's carbon emissions that are driving...


( AI Equals Human Radiologists at Interpreting Breast Cancer Scans
Sep 6th 2023, 11:43

Source: ( U.S. News and World ReportIn a study that compared the mammography-reading skills of an AI tool with those of more than 500 medical professionals, the result was basically a tie. On average, both humans and AI caught about 90% of breast tumors, and correctly gave an all-clear to just over three-quarters of mammograms from women without cancer. The study, published in the journal Radiology, compared a commercial AI tool with 552 radiologists, radiographers, and breast...


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