Women Avoiding Smear Tests Over Fears Their Vaginas Aren’t ‘Normal’

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Young women are avoiding smear tests because they’re embarrassed about the look or smell of their vaginas, a new survey has found. Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust said 34% of women surveyed were too embarrassed to attend cervical screening because of the appearance of their vulva, while 31% admitted they wouldn’t More...

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By PunditX On Sunday, January 21st, 2018
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Trudeau to encourage investment in Canada as he heads to Davos

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stands during question period in the House of Commons on Monday, Nov. 6, 2017 (Sean Kilpatrick/CP) OTTAWA—After spending the past two weeks criss-crossing the country to speak More...

By PunditX On Sunday, January 21st, 2018
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Watch Time's Up Women's March In London

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Thousands of women have taken to the streets in London to say “Time’s Up” on issues including sexual harassment and the gender pay gap, a day after huge More...

By PunditX On Sunday, January 21st, 2018
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Tax Credit Claimants Hit By Bungled Outsourcing Paid Just £14 Compensation Each

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Tax credit claimants who suffered as the result of a botched outsourcing plan have been paid just £14 each in compensation. Concentrix adjusted or terminated around 108,000 More...

By PunditX On Sunday, January 21st, 2018
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Henry Bolton’s Leadership Of Ukip To Be Discussed By Senior Party Figures

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Senior Ukip officials are expected to meet today to discuss leader Henry Bolton’s future amid reports Nigel Farage is plotting a return to frontline British politics. Ukip’s More...

By PunditX On Sunday, January 21st, 2018
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Call The Midwife’s Leonie Elliott: Get To Know Nonnatus House’s Latest Arrival

[unable to retrieve full-text content] ‘Call The Midwife’ is officially back on our screens for its seventh(!) series, and after the positive reception given to last year’s new recruit, Valerie More...

By PunditX On Saturday, January 20th, 2018
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Will a federal government shutdown damage the U.S. economy?

The Lincoln Monument was a casualty of the last shutdown, in 2013. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) Scott R. Baker, Assistant Professor of Finance, Northwestern University The federal government shut down for the first More...

By PunditX On Saturday, January 20th, 2018
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Britain's 'Ice Maidens' Become First All-Female Group To Cross Antarctica Unaided

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Six British Army soldiers have become the first all-female group to cross Antarctica using only muscle power. The Ice Maiden team spend 62 days on the ice, crossing the finish More...

By PunditX On Saturday, January 20th, 2018
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Thousands Of Women's March Protesters Take To The Streets On Anniversary Of Donald Trump's Inauguration

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Tens of thousands of protesters have taken to the streets across the US one year after Donald Trump was inaugurated as president. Crowds gathered in New York, Los Angeles, More...

By PunditX On Saturday, January 20th, 2018
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U.S. government shutdown begins on first anniversary of Trump inauguration

U.S. President Donald Trump acknowledges the audience after taking the oath of office as his wife Melania (L) and daughter Tiffany watch during inauguration ceremonies swearing in Trump as the 45th president of More...