Opioid use is soaring among millennial women, report reveals

Last year, the number of millennial women hooked on addictive painkillers went up 17 percent compared to six percent of men the same age

  Opioid use is going down – but not among young women. Despite all the efforts to plug America’s drug addiction epidemic, the dam is not water tight and some cracks seem harder to patch up. There is progress – patients are being prescribed fewer pills post-operatively, doctors have been …

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Photographer reveals the beauty of water births

Photographer reveals the beauty of water births

  A photographer has made a collection of images showing water births after being inspired by the death of her own son in 2013. Natalie Lennard, from Worthing in Sussex, created the Aquadural series by photographing nude women with doll babies underwater. The images show mothers still connected to their …

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Virgin Galactic will send a rocket to space in ‘weeks not months’, says Richard Branson

Unlike other commercial spaceflight companies, such as Blue Origin, Virgin Galactic initiates its flights without using a traditional rocket launch. Instead, the firm launches its passenger-laden SpaceShipTwo and other craft from a carrier plane, dubbed WhiteKnightTwo. Once SpaceShipTwo has propelled itself into space its engines shut off for a period of weightlessness before returning home

  Unlike other commercial spaceflight companies, such as Blue Origin, Virgin Galactic initiates its flights without using a traditional rocket launch. Instead, the firm launches its passenger-laden SpaceShipTwo and other craft from a carrier plane, dubbed WhiteKnightTwo. WhiteKnightTwo is a custom-built, four-engine, dual-fuselage jet aircraft, designed to carry SpaceShipTwo up …

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