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Being Single Is Now a Disability, According to the World Health Organization

As if being single and alone weren’t bad enough, the World Health Organization has classified those without a single partner as having a disability.

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The World Health Organization will change its definition of disabilities to include those without a sexual partner. So single folks out there will now be classified as “infertile” but it’s not arbitrary or insulting, as this is merely for purposes of priority for in vitro fertilization.

This new classification will allow single people, as well as gay men and women (whether single or not) to receive the same priority as couples. What this means is that those who don’t have a partner can now also be given funds for IVF.

Being single can now be classified as being “infertile,” at least when it comes to medical procedures.

Being single can now be classified as infertile... But only for medical purposes!

Naturally, some people are unhappy with the classification. According to pro-life activist and director of Comment on Reproductive Ethics, Josephine Quintavalle:

“This absurd nonsense is not simply re-defining infertility but completely side-lining the biological process and significance of natural intercourse between a man and a woman.”

In defense of the new classification, WHO’s Dr. David Adamson asks explains that it seals any individual’s right to reproduce whether or not they have a partner, particularly for those in countries where the government provides healthcare and public funding for IVF procedures. He goes on to say that labeling single people would alter who should be included in the group of people who can receive this benefit.

In vitro fertilization is a medical procedure that can allow those with difficulty conceiving to have a child.

In vitro fertilization is a medical procedure that can allow those with difficulty conceiving to have a child.

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The World Health Organization has yet to make these new terms official and we can only speculate how governments will react to this new definition.

But the bottom line is, to all you single people out there, congratulations! With the perhaps unsavory title comes the benefits of IVF priority.

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19 Most Expensive Substances In the World and How Much They Cost

You know the saying “worth their weight in gold?” Well, there are other substances out there that are rarer and more expensive than gold!

There are some things around us that don't necessarily strike us as expensive mostly because we see them in small quantities. However, when weighed by the gram, these substances can be actually extremely expensive.

Take these examples:

19. White truffles - $5 per gram or $2,000 per pound

19. White truffles - $5 per gram or $2,000 per pound

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Waking Up Too Early Is Not Good For Your Health, According to Science

Are you an early morning person? Or are you not necessarily a morning person, but because of priorities, you have to get up early? This article’s for you.

There's this thing called "societal jet lag," which is basically the difference in time between when you alarm wakes up and when you would normally wake up without one. It's that feeling when you wake up tired and go to sleep exhausted, only because you woke up when your alarm clock tells you to and not when your body is supposed to.

Normally, the human body is conditioned to wake up when the sun is up and there's a reason for that.

According to Dr. Maree Barnes, a Respiratory and Sleep Medicine Physician:

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People With These Jobs Are Most Likely To Cheat On Their Partners

The poll involved 5,658 women who are currently cheating or have previously cheated with their partners. Read!

No one likes cheaters and so if you want to avoid getting cheated on in a relationship, you might want to stay away from people who are working on the jobs mentioned below.

According to an online poll conducted by Victoria Milan, a dating website designed “for men and women seeking a secret affair,” individuals working in certain professions are most likely to cheat on their partners than others.

The survey involved 5,658 women who are either currently cheating or have cheated with their partners in the past. The results were eventually narrowed down into ten categories.

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