Middle School Offered Girls Free Shapewear To Help With ‘Body Image Issues'
14 days ago - By Scary Mommy
A letter was sent home to parents offering the products
One Mississippi middle school thought a good way to tackle girls' body image concerns was by offering them free “shapewear, bras, and other health products,” prompting outrage from parents that this would be an actual suggestion from school leadership.
Ashley Heun, of Southaven, Mississippi, shared the letter sent home with her 13-year-old daughter, Caroline, from counselors at Southaven Middle School titled, “Why Do Girls Suffer from Body Image?” The letter talked about body images issues that young girls face and to “help,” they...
Read more ...
The headlines of Master Doctor
Weekly alcohol intake of less than 14 units still increases the risk of...
Drinking less than the UK's recommended limit of 14 units of alcohol per week still increases the risk of cardiovascular issues such as heart and cerebrovascular disease...
14 Best Plus-Sized Yoga Pants You'll Never Want to Take Off
Regardless if you do yoga regularly or simply like lying in corpse pose at home on the couch, there's one thing you absolutely need: a good, comfy pair of yoga pants. When...
World Leprosy Day 2022 - United for Dignity
World Leprosy Day takes place on the last Sunday of January every year to honor people with leprosy, raise awareness, and end leprosy-related stigma and discrimination.
Saturday Stories: Endemicity and Japan
Aris Katzourakis, in Nature, on what the word endemic actually means Hitoshi Oshitani, in the New York Times, on what Japan got right in its approach to the pandemic. Photo By...
National treasure Barty holds the trophy aloft, solidifies her legend
For a moment, Ash Barty's dream looked as if it might dissolve. But she's made of stern stuff.
Head-to-head: Where Nadal, Medvedev stand ahead of grand slam decider
The Australian Open men's final is another which will shape ‘Big Three' destinies and add grist for the mill on indomitable GOAT discussions.
Panicking about the sharemarket? Read this
More than a million Aussies have dipped their toe into the sharemarket since COVID-19 first hit. Many are now experiencing losses for the first time.
Best of cartoons, January 30, 2022
The news of the day as interpreted by our talented artists, illustrators and cartoonists.
Minority ethnic children in care experience a 'double whammy' of...
Children in care who come from an ethnic minority background can experience a 'double whammy' of disadvantage when it comes to youth justice involvement, says new research from...
‘I'm so proud to be Aussie': Emotional Barty savours win for the ages
The newly crowned Australian Open champion described the breakthrough win as a dream come true, especially thankful that her immediate family were in the stands.