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"Sugar Babies, Sexual Assault Claims, Takedown Demands, and Microaggressions"

Eugene Volokh has this post at The Volokh Conspiracy, excerpting an interesting case from Minnesota. In part: Self-described "sugar baby" Shawdy Kiani initiated a four-month sexual relationship with "sugar daddy" John Huha, exchanging "companionship" for lavishments. Kiani spurned Huha's attempt… … Continue reading

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How Does Noise Affect the Health of NICU Babies?

The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is essential to the survival of many premature and sick infants. However, babies in the NICU may also be exposed to certain types of harm, including neurotoxic chemicals (such as phalates and phenols), restricted … Continue reading

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Man Whose Blood Helped Save More Than 2.4 Million Babies Enters a Well-Deserved Retirement

At the age of 14, James Harrison needed to have one of his lungs removed. He was able to survive the surgery thanks to a large amount of donor blood from strangers. After he recovered, Harrison wanted to pay it … Continue reading

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Are Female Babies Worth “Less” Than Male Babies?

Lawrence Spizman (SUNY Oswego, Economics) has posted to SSRN a new paper Damages to a Child and the Fair Calculations Act. Here is the abstract: The Fair Calculations Act introduced in the House of Representatives (H.R.6417) and Senate(S.3489) seeks to … Continue reading

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Millions, Billions and Babies: The 2017 Stem Cell Story from California

Cover of CIRM annual reportCalifornia's 13-year-old stem cell research program has lured in nearly $390 million in private investment this past year, an accomplishment touted in its just released annual report for 2017.The 23-page document is chock-a-block with facts and … Continue reading

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