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LIFEalerts – Alternative Medicine

By Liza | July 30, 2021

Alternative Medicine USA – Crystals healing hoax Crystals and crystal healing have become increasingly popular in recent years. People who use crystals cite their supposed healing powers and positive energy. However, there is no scientific evidence to support their use in the treatment of anxiety or depression. Dominique Fontaine, BSN, RN, HNB-BC, HWNC-BC is a … Read more

LIFEalerts – IVF & Surrogacy

By Liza | July 30, 2021

IVF & Surrogacy South Africa – Men choosing to become single fathers A fertility lawyer, who heads his own firm in Cape Town, has registered a number of babies for single fathers through surrogacy over the past decade. The process is rather laborious since choosing a donor means looking into health records, family history, smoking … Read more

LIFEalerts – Paedophilia

By Liza | July 30, 2021

Paedophilia Indonesia – Soap opera normalizing pedophilia Indonesians are calling for severe sanctions on a TV network after it aired extremely disturbing content in a soap opera pertaining to the sexualisation of a child.  The show depicts a man in his late thirties using the powers of manipulation to marry a high school student as … Read more

LIFEalerts – Pornography

By Liza | July 30, 2021

Pornography USA – Over half of sex trafficking recruitment cases occurred on Facebook According to the Human Trafficking Institute’s 2020 Federal Human Trafficking Report, the majority of online recruitment (65%) in active sex trafficking cases in the U.S. occurred on Facebook. Data from the last two decades showed that 30% of all victims, identified in federal sex … Read more

LIFEalerts – Abortion

By Liza | July 30, 2021

Abortion World – Abortion by telehealth increases risks of complications for women England, Scotland, and Wales have allowed ‘at-home’ abortions during the coronavirus pandemic and a similar policy is to be implemented in Northern Ireland. Recent reports and request for data documents show there are major concerns with this policy. A recent Sky News documentary on … Read more

LIFEalerts – Euthanasia

By Liza | July 30, 2021

Euthanasia Canada – Medical Organisations: euthanasia will provide not prevent suicide. Several countries have permitted euthanasia for patients with psychiatric illness opening the door to provide suicide rather than prevent it. The American Medical Association repeatedly concluded that euthanasia practices are “fundamentally incompatible with the physician’s role as a healer,” and the World Medical Association is firmly opposed to … Read more

LIFEalerts – LGBTQ+ Issues

By Liza | July 30, 2021

LGBTQ+ Issues USA – 17 states defend Arkansas’ ban on child ‘sex changes’ Seventeen states are backing an Arkansas law that bans experimental, life-threatening transgender procedures for children and adolescents. A coalition of state attorneys general, led by Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall, filed an amicus brief last week in the U.S. District Court. Arkansas lawmakers enacted the Save Adolescents from Experimentation … Read more

LIFEalerts – Medical Ethics

By Liza | July 30, 2021

Medical Ethics China – Tests the theory of male pregnancy Recently, a team of scientists in China at the Naval Medical University in Shanghai tried to create a model to test the hypothesis that you could get a male rat to deliver babies. They took a male and a female rat and literally joined their … Read more

LIFEalerts – Substance Abuse

By Liza | July 30, 2021

Substance Abuse USA – UN World Drug Report: Ban Marijuana Advertising & THC potency caps Earlier this month (June) the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) released the latest edition of the annual World Drug Report, which highlighted the fact that while use of marijuana among young people has increased to levels not … Read more

LIFEalerts – Sexual Exploitation

By Liza | July 30, 2021

Sexual Exploitation Germany – Registered sex workers drop sharply in pandemic The number of people registered as sex workers with German authorities declined sharply last year as coronavirus restrictions shut brothels for months. Legislation in 2002 legalized and regulated prostitution in Germany, giving sex workers social benefits, and they are now obliged to register. But … Read more