Medical clinics that do in vitro procedures are left with the growing problem of accumulating embryos says an article be Sharon Kirkey and Postmedia News in the Montreal Gazette. Certain couples who decide to create an embryo stop paying the fees to keep the embryos frozen and cannot be contacted. This leaves the clinic with many abandoned embryos. This raises an ethical issue about whether or not these embryos can be disposed.
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According to an article in the Montreal Gazette from April 5th, people in a happy relationship are more prone to weight gain. Though people in healthy marriages are usually healthier behavior wise, they generally gain more weight than single people the same age. In fact, according to a study conducted by Andrea Meltzer and some of her colleagues, men in happy marriages gained six pounds more than single men over five years and women in happy relationships gained nine pounds... [+] Read more
Eating disorders, which have long been thought to only affect women, also touch many men in today's population according to Sharon Kirkey of Postmedia News. In fact, studies have shown that one in three people touched by anorexia and one in four people touched by bulimia are male. However, only one in 15 to 20 people are men in treatment centers which makes it clear that men are not getting treated enough for these diseases. Men with bulimia or anorexia can find it... [+] Read more