Like a lot of 21-year-olds, Jennifer Gray was feeling a little rough after a night out partying with friends. After running a series of tests, doctors concluded that Gray had been suffering from bacterial meningitis. While occurrences of bacterial meningitis have decreased in the last 10 years, the spread has long been linked to college campuses due to the community setting and close quarters among students.
Over the last few years, Casey Gemmel had been focusing her time and effort on raising her three kids. So much so that she didn’t even realize that she had been gaining weight.
Canadian fashion model Winnie Harlow is a lot of things. Since the beginning of her career, Harlow’s name has been synonymous with her skin condition and the fact that she chooses not to cover up the patches of depigmented skin found on her face and body.
“Our findings are consistent with the hygiene theory that early exposure to dirt or germs reduces the risk of developing allergies,” Sears said in a press release. The study comes out of New Zealand’s Dunedin School of Medicine and looked at 1,037 kids born between 1972 and 1973. In the early years, parents were asked to rate whether their children were frequent thumb suckers or nail biters.