When the nation's chiropractors descended on Chicago for a weeklong convention in May 1956, they threw a beauty contest.
The judges crowned Lois Conway, 18, Miss Correct Posture. Second place went to Marianne Caba, 16, according to an account in the Chicago Tribune. Ruth Swenson, 26, came in third.
But this was no ordinary pageant.
Originally published on Thu August 2, 2012 5:31 am
Beginning today, most new and renewing health insurance plans must begin offering a broad array of women's preventive health services, most notably coverage of birth control, at no upfront cost.
But even as they take effect, the new rules remain the subject of legal challenges.
Originally published on Tue July 31, 2012 6:16 pm
The number of Ebola cases in Uganda has increased during the past few days, a spokesman from the World Health Organization tells Shots. But the outbreak is still limited to a small region.
"Accumulatively to date, there are 36 suspected or confirmed cases," WHO's Gregory Hartl says. "All cases are in the Kibaale district," a rural region west of Uganda's capital, Kampala.