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Egypt author jailed over explicit novel

An Egyptian court has sentenced an author to two years in jail after sexually explicit extracts from his novel were published in state media. The case was filed by a private citizen who complained that the passage caused him distress and heart palpitations. The author, Ahmed Naji, was initially acquitted but prosecutors appealed, leading to this sentence. High-profile Egyptian writers ...

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Doctor, Author Says Breastfeeding Should Not Be Optional

Breastfeeding should not be considered optional any longer, according to Dr. Darcia Narvaez writing for Psychology Today in an article that is gaining significant online attention. Dr. Narvaez says that while women actually can choose not to breastfeed, the risks caused by choosing to feed a baby formula over breast milk are significant enough that women should not see it ...

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