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    Litter in the river: From pregnancy test to poop, surprising finds during 2019 Yampa River Cleanup

    STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Three bags full of dog poop, a rotting sleeping bag and a straw in the shape of a phallus were among more than 1,000 pieces of trash volunteers collected during the 2019 Yampa River Cleanup on Saturday.  With about 70 volunteers cleaning approximately 12 miles of the river in Steamboat Springs, Hayden and Craig, this year’s event had a lower turnout than the previous two years, each of which recruited more than 130 volunteers.  Kent Vertrees, one of the event organizers and Friends of the Yampa board president, pointed to a change in schedule for this summer’s cleanup as a possible reason for the drop in attendance. …

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    Flush with success: Philly duo invents biodegradable pregnancy test

    The idea for a biodegradable pregnancy test came to Bethany Edwards and Anna Simpson in graduate school. The Temple University alums were looking for ways to make everyday health care products sustainable while working on their master’s degrees at PennDesign — and the at-home pregnancy test stood out. “It hadn’t been functionally updated in 40 years,” said Edwards. “It was the same stiff plastic stick. What people were doing was adding expensive digital landfill-based components, but nobody was innovating on the sustainability side.” Simpson and Edwards developed this stamplike tool to press together two sheets of natural fibers over the diagnostic test strip. The technology is the same as regular…

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    Lia matters to men, too – Lia – The First Flushable Pregnancy Test

    Come Springtime, summer plans dominate conversations on any college campus. Join a table in any dining hall and you’ll see for yourself. You’re bound to learn who’s doing what research, who’s vacationing where, and who’s landed what internship. You’ll also hear the occasional grouch lamenting three months of eating pretzels and watching daytime television on their parents’ couch. Hey, maybe you’ll hear someone eagerly anticipating the same thing. While students’ summer plans run the gamut, internships seem to take precedence. This news is always front page, above the fold. It signals—or so students tend to think—who’s going to thrive after graduation and who will be submitting last-minute applications to grad…

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    6 Things That Can Cause a False-Positive Pregnancy Test | SELF

    A false-positive pregnancy test can be devastating—especially for women who have difficulty conceiving or who are actively trying to get pregnant. The last thing you want is to jump for joy—only to find out later that you’re not actually pregnant. On the flip side, getting a false pregnancy positive pregnancy test when you’re actively trying to get pregnant can be just as horrible. Cue: panicked visit to your ob/gyn, only to learn that you’re actually not pregnant and had nothing to stress about. Thankfully, false-positive pregnancy tests are rare, but they can happen. Here are some of the most common causes of a false-positive pregnancy test. In order to understand…

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    Amber Portwood Pregnancy Test Expecting Video ‘Teen Mom OG’

    . shocked everyone when she announced her pregnancy with Andrew Glennon after only months of dating – but no one was more surprised than her! In a Teen Mom OG sneak peek, Portwood learned she’s expecting. In the video, Portwood and Glennon are on vacation when she tells him that she’s feeling tired. “Is this how you felt when you were pregnant with Leah?” Glennon asked, as she responded, “Absolutely.” She then picked up a pregnancy test. “Here I go. I’m nervous,” she said, while he replied, “Let’s know the truth!” While in the bathroom, Portwood yelled, “Um babe. Oh s**t!” A source told Radar in November that the pregnancy…

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    Women’s health in Latin America gets a much-needed boost – Lia – The First Flushable Pregnancy Test

    We can’t deny that technology is growing as an essential component of healthcare delivery and social engagement.  As the leading organization in sexual and reproductive healthcare and rights, Planned Parenthood Global is continuously innovating in the ways that we reach youth, deliver information, promote citizen engagement, and provide care for the most vulnerable communities in Latin America. At Planned Parenthood Global, we have worked to improve sexual and reproductive health and rights in Latin America and Africa for more than 45 years, and have made it our mission to support, uplift, and collaborate with innovative, groundbreaking, and pioneering organizations. Latin America is the only region in the world where pregnancy…

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    Woman Desperate for Baby ‘Broken’ by Husband’s Confession After 29th Negative Pregnancy Test

    Woman Desperate for Baby ‘Broken’ by Husband’s Confession After 29th Negative Pregnancy Test A brokenhearted woman has opened up about discovering that her husband had been keeping an awful secret from her following her desperate attempts to fall pregnant. Sharing her story on the internet, the anonymous woman described the hurt she felt when, after enduring invasive and expensive fertility treatments including hormone injections and after taking 29 pregnancy tests, her husband admitted to having had a vasectomy before they had even met. That’s right, he sat there silently for years while his wife was desperately trying to conceive, never once telling her why she was unable to fall pregnant.…