Philadelpia Main Line

A rare lung infection that affects affluent older white women has doctors stumped. The infection is called Nontuberculous Mycobacteria or NTM for short.

The lung infection, similar to tuberculosis, is caused by a bacteria that is found in water, soil, and in the air.

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head lice

Loyal reader Ronisha writes:

“Hey,

I was reading your blog and you mentioned only straight hair getting lice, which is untrue. I work for one of the top lice places here in NYC. I’m African American, and although not to many cases are African American, I can assure you that we do get lice.”

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Ariana Grande donut shop

Imagine walking into a donut shop and purchasing a box of donuts only to find out they were coated with pop singer Ariana Grande’s dried saliva.

That’s the dilemma that Wolfee’s Donut shop faces as the city’s health department threatens to shut them down.

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NY Mayor Bill De Blasio made good on a campaign promise to NY’s Jewish leaders allowing rabbis to continue a bizarre circumcision ritual that caused 16 cases of Herpes infection in baby boys.

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