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The often misunderstood condition that killed Garry Shandling

The beloved comedian's 2016 death highlights a little known disease

Shandling during the 1994 Emmy Awards rehearsals

In an appearance on Jerry Seinfeld's series “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee," filmed not long before his death, Garry Shandling mentions he had hyperparathyroidism. “The symptoms are so much like being an older Jewish man, no one noticed!" he jokes. Shandling died at age 66 of a heart attack — one of the many health risks heightened from the disease.

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Mother of three Meg Nagle ignited an internet firestorm of controversy after recently posting a photo of herself breastfeeding her sister’s baby to her Facebook page. Nagle, who was watching her nephew while the baby’s mom was at work, decided to nurse the infant herself after the four-month-old refused to drink his mother’s milk from a bottle. Nagle, who’s an international board certified lactation consultant (IBCLC), told LittleThings that her sister had given her permission and that the child fell asleep immediately.

Still, many people thought her actions were disgusting and wrong and didn’t hesitate to publicly express their disapproval. Nagle, however, is unfazed. She believes that it’s important to bring awareness to wet nursing, often the only option a mom has to deliver the important nutrients that come from breast milk.

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Thirty-one percent of Swiss are either cutting back their meat-eating or going full veggie.

“Plant based-dieting has been socially normalized more so than ever.”

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What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Swiss food? Bircherműesli? Bűndnernusstorte? Zurchergeschnetzeltes? Most likely, you probably think of Swiss steak, which is essentially steak smothered with tomatoes and onions.

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Planned Parenthood CEO Accuses Jared And Ivanka Of Offering ‘Bribes’ To Cut Abortion

In her new memoir, Richards recalls being approached by the duo to support the president-elect’s agenda.

In her new memoir, “Make Trouble: Standing Up, Speaking Out, and Finding the Courage to Lead,” Planned Parenthood CEO Cecile Richards said that she was approached by Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump with a proposal to have the organization stop funding abortions.

The offer, which Richards characterized as a “bribe,” was made during the transition prior to Donald Trump’s inauguration. In the days prior to Trump taking office, Richards claims that Jared and Ivanka approached her pledging to increase federal funding if the organization would cease providing abortions.

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