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Monday, August 21, 2017

Four Reasons To Sign Up For Blue Apron Today — Especially At Over 50% Off

You keep telling yourself the same thing every evening after sluggishly rolling home following another eight-hour day on the grind. As you hoist another slice of warmed over pizza or a forkful of lukewarm brown… something to your lips, you think, “I can’t keep eating frozen dinners every night.”

Beyond being deeply soul-crushing, frozen “bang-em-out” dinners can’t escape one unavoidable truth — they just aren’t very good. With a minimal amount of extra effort, you can do a heck of a lot better. Your mom thinks so, your girlfriend thinks so, and soon, you’ll probably even start to believe it once you’ve sampled what’s possible with an introductory meal plan from Blue Apron.…

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Despite Disavowals, Leading Tech Companies Help Extremist Sites Monetize Hate

Reprinted with permission from ProPublica.

 

Because of its “extreme hostility toward Muslims,” the website Jihadwatch.org is considered an active hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center and the Anti-Defamation League. The views of the site’s director, Robert Spencer, on Islam led the British Home Office to ban him from entering the country in 2013.

But its designation as a hate site hasn’t stopped tech companies — including PayPal, Amazon and Newsmax — from maintaining partnerships with Jihad Watch that help to sustain it financially. PayPal facilitates donations to the site. Newsmax — the online news network run by President Donald Trump’s close friend Chris Ruddy — pays Jihad Watch in return for users clicking on its headlines.…

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Many Nurses Lack Knowledge Of Health Risks For New Mothers, Study Finds

Reprinted with permission from ProPublica.

In recent months, mothers who nearly died in the hours and days after giving birth have repeatedly told ProPublica and NPR that their doctors and nurses were often slow to recognize the warning signs that their bodies weren’t healing properly. Now, an eye-opening new study substantiates some of these concerns.

The nationwide survey of 372 postpartum nurses, published Tuesday in the MCN/American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing, found that many of them were ill-informed about the dangers new mothers face. Needing more education themselves, they were unable to fulfill their critical role of educating moms about symptoms like painful swelling, headaches, heavy bleeding and breathing problems that could indicate potentially life-threatening complications.…

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