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Kashmira Gander


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Recent articles by Kashmira:

Eugenics: The Scientific Scandal That Helped Hitler Murder 300,000 Disabled People

Newsweek spoke to disability rights activist Adam Pearson about how the disturbing theory still affects us today. → Read More

Stressed Pregnant Women Less Likely to Have Boys: 'The Womb Is an Influential First Home'

The study follows research linking 9/11 to a decrease in male births. → Read More

Rare, Incurable Skin Hardening Condition Leaves Woman Struggling to Eat, Breathe and Walk

"I decided this illness would not beat me. I've been determined to keep as strong and positive as I possibly can," said Georgina Pantano. → Read More

Atlanta Gunman Who Shot 13-month-old Girl After Car Crash at Large: 'He Clearly Is a Ticking Time Bomb'

"I didn't know if she was alive," the toddler's mother recalled of the shooting. → Read More

New Jersey Girl, 10, Dies After Falling from Scrambler Ride at Harvest Festival

"You would think your kids would be safe," said one witness at the scene. → Read More

Kamille McKinney Amber Alert: Three-year-old Kidnapped During Alabama Birthday Party

The authorities said the young girl is feared to be in "extreme danger." → Read More

Daphne Dorman Dead: Trans Comedian and Inspiration for Dave Chappelle Special Dies Aged 44

"We'll always love you, fly high sweet angel," Dorman's sister said following the comedian's death. → Read More

Patrick Day Coma Report: Top Boxer Undergoes Brain Surgery Following Brutal KO

Olympian Charles Conwell gave his blessings to his opponent following the fight. → Read More

Disney Cruise Line Employee Allegedly Molested 10-year-old Passenger During Blindfold Games

The authorities have urged other potential victims to come forward. → Read More

Owning a Dog Linked to Living Longer, Lower Risk of Dying of a Heart Problem

The research is the latest to find a link between owning a dog and better health. → Read More

Tanning Salons Could Be Targeting Gay Men by Opening in LGBT Neighborhoods, Putting Them at Risk of Cancer

The study's co-author told Newsweek: "This is a big deal, because LGBT communities already experience health disparities related to stigma and discrimination." → Read More

Transgender People Who Have Gender-Affirming Surgery Less Likely to Need Mental Health Treatment

The study co-author told Newsweek the findings give "strong support for providing gender-affirming care to transgender individuals who seek them." → Read More

Michigan Boy, 12, Set on Fire by Friend for Social Media Challenge—Suffers Second Degree Burns

The boy's mother could hear her son screaming from her friend's house during the ordeal. → Read More

Bumble Bees Give up Sleep to Care for Young, Even When They're Not Their Own

Curiously, scientists found the insects cared for pupae who don't actually need to be fed. → Read More

Trying to Have a Baby? You Should Give up Alcohol at Least Six Months Before Conception

Scientists looked at over 50 studies to see how parents' drinking habits could affect their baby. → Read More

Skinned and Beheaded Alligators Found Dumped in Florida: 'The Nastiest Thing I've Seen Down Here'

It is illegal to harvest an alligator without the correct permit in Florida. → Read More

Scientists Create App That Can See Cancer in the Eyes of Kids

Its co-creator told "Newsweek" his son lost an eye to cancer. → Read More

Rising Obesity and Declining Fertility Linked with Increasing Breast Cancer Cases in U.S.

It is estimated 41,760 women in the U.S. will die from the disease in 2019. → Read More

Kentucky Toddler Mauled to Death by Two Family Dogs

The dogs have been quarantined and may soon be euthanized. → Read More

Brexit Referendum Triggered Man's Psychotic Disorder and Fear of 'Racial Incidents,' Doctor Says

The man suffered a range of delusions, including that his relatives wanted to kill him with a missile. → Read More