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Mushrooms in Germany are still contaminated by Chernobyl radiation

Around 95% of wild mushroom samples collected in Germany in the last six years still showed radioactive contamination from the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster, albeit not above legal limits, the German food safety regulator said on Friday. Elevated concentrations of caesium-137 and caesium-134 isotopes bearing the characteristic signature of the Chernobyl blast were found especially in southern Germany, the federal office for consumer protection and… Read More »

More money, trust, and control: HIV self-testing and PrEP empowers sex workers and their partners in Uganda

A qualitative study asked HIV-negative sex workers and their partners in Uganda about their experiences using HIV self-testing and PrEP. The study found that using the two interventions together was economically empowering because sex without a condom was safer, they enhanced relationships, intimacy, and trust among partners, and participants were empowered to take control of… Read More »

September 2021 Reads

Sharing the books I read in September and if I’d recommend them! Hi friends! How are ya? I hope you’re enjoying the day so far. I’m looking forward to getting some things together for P’s birthday, and also working on some house stuff. For today’s post, I’m excited to share last month’s reads because they… Read More »