Author: Anna Picard

Melissa Harris-Perry’s MSNBC Show Is Canceled: Reports

This weekend, The Melissa Harris-Perry Showon MSNBC, was cancelled and it’s a tragic as well as angering turn of events. “Ties were severed,” as an MSNBC executive put it, after Melissa sent an email to her staff explaining why she would not be hosting her show this past weekend after several weeks of having the program pre-empted for election coverage. The “scorching” email, now public, is being cherry-picked in articles, particularly the part where Melissa wrote, “I will not be used as a tool for their purposes. I am not a token, mammy, or little brown bobble head.” Original Story Below MSNBC...

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Women’s Viagra Increases Sexual Satisfaction?

Increases Sexual Satisfaction Despite promising headlines, the benefits of flibanserin for women’s libido are “marginal” considering its side-effects, and its approval by U.S. regulators was based on weak science, doctors say. According to media reports Monday, Flibanserin (Addyi) was twice rejected by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as a treatment for low or “hypoactive sexual desire disorder” in premenopausal women before it was given the green light in August 2015. Now researchers in the Netherlands have combed through five published and three unpublished studies on 5,900 women. The systematic review and meta-analysis of the drug’s safety and efficacy is published in Monday’s issue of JAMA Internal Medicine. The benefits of flibanserin for women’s libido are “marginal” considering its side-effects, and its approval by U.S. regulators was based on weak science, doctors say. Flibanserin (Addyi) was twice rejected by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as a treatment for low or “hypoactive sexual desire disorder” in premenopausal women before it was given the green light in August 2015. Now researchers in the Netherlands have combed through five published and three unpublished studies on 5,900 women. The systematic review and meta-analysis of the drug’s safety and efficacy is published in Monday’s issue of JAMA Internal Medicine. The most common side-effects of the drug included four times higher risk of dizziness and sleepiness, double the risk of nausea and slightly less than double...

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Army Sergeant Accused of killing police officer

Army Sergeant Accused of Killing Cop According to media reports Monday, the man accused of murdering a Virginia police officer on her first shift is an active-duty Army staff sergeant assigned to the Pentagon. As reported By FOX News, Ronald W. Hamilton, 32, is an employee at the Joint Staff Support Center, a Defense Information Systems Agency spokesperson confirmed to Fox News. Hamilton has been charged with capital murder of a police officer and first-degree murder for the death of Ashley Guindon, 28, and two counts of malicious wounding of a police officer and two counts of use of...

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Joey Feek Cancer Update: Singers Condition Continues To Decline

Country Music Duo Share Charming Photo Country music duo Rory and Joey Feek posted a charming photo of their two-year-old daughter, Indiana, on Thursday. The little one had just celebrated her second birthday, and her parents added a caption indicating she had eaten too much cake and was hungover from it. The picture was posted to Instagram and quickly went viral with fans. The pair was determined to give their child, who was born with Down syndrome, the best birthday ever, considering Joey has terminal cancer, and it is uncertain how much longer she will live. On Wednesday, Rory...

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McKayla Maroney Will Retire From Pro Gymnastics

McKayla Maroney‘s first thought when she fell in the 2012 Olympic vault final was that she must go to the next Olympics to grab gold in her trademark event. However Maroney will not compete in Rio in August, announcing her retirement from gymnastics following a series of health problems that began before the London Games. “I don’t want anybody to ever think that McKayla is retiring. I don’t even want people to use that word,” Maroney said in a GymCastic podcast interview from October that was published Wednesday. “The only difference is I’m not competing anymore.” Her agent confirmed the news Wednesday, reports Bleacher Report....

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