Boos for Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot at Wrigley Field
Lori Lightfoot, the mayor of Chicago, was booed by the crowd after she was introduced at a Chicago Cubs baseball game on Thursday, April 1. Lightfoot has been criticized for her strict CCP Virus lockdown orders. Her suggestion that residents should report business owners who did not comply with the restrictions ...
TikTok’s choking challenge leaves a 12-year-old Colorado boy brain dead
The ominous TikTok contest that goes by the name "Blackout Challenge" has left a 12-year-old boy from Colorado fighting for his life. The trending challenge involves people choking themselves to a pass-out point. CBS Denver reported that Joshua Haileyesus, 12, was discovered on the bathroom floor by his twin brother on ...
A 68-year-old female dies after anaphylactic response to the CCP Virus vaccine
A 68-year-old Kansas woman died a day after receiving the CCP Virus (COVID) vaccine, according to the most recent press account of an anaphylactic response to the vaccine. The woman had an allergic reaction at a vaccination clinic site about 4 p.m. on Tuesday, March 23, according to EMS dispatch ...
‘Mini Mike’ feels the heat after the president scolds him for unsavory eating habits
With all the talk going on about the novel coronavirus that is sweeping the world, it has been a reality check for many people regarding hygiene and personal habits. So it is no wonder a video of a former New York mayor who is hoping to become the next president ...
FDA food sampling finds contamination by ‘forever chemicals’
The Food and Drug Administration's first broad testing of food for a worrisome class of nonstick, stain-resistant industrial compounds found substantial levels in some grocery store meats and seafood and in off-the-shelf chocolate cake, according to unreleased findings FDA researchers presented at a scientific conference in Europe. The levels in nearly ...
Teen tells US Senate why he defied anti-vaccine mother
Ethan Lindenberger, 18, said his mother is wrong in believing vaccines are unsafe and cause autism
Burnout, stress lead more companies to try four-day work week
Companies around the world that have cut their work week have found that it leads to higher productivity, more motivated staff and less burnout
Association health plans gain foothold with Nevada members
With members struggling to meet health insurance costs, some Nevada business and trade groups have begun offering discounted policies as one big bloc through a product known as an association health plan. The Reno-Sparks Chamber of Commerce and five other Nevada associations have begun offering similar health plans to members, the ...
Lawmakers call for detention camp reforms
Lawmakers Thursday called for stricter background checks, more mental health support and a public hearing to further investigate problems at a massive detention camp for migrant teens raised by a federal watchdog report and an Associated Press investigation earlier this week. In this Nov. 15, 2018 photo provided by Ivan Pierre ...
Alcohol consumption falling in Australia
Fun-loving Australians are drinking less, thanks to a combination of sobriety rules and changing consumer trends
Questions mount about Chinese scientist’s gene editing experiment
Growing online petition demands swift investigation, warns arrogance and ambition of experiment risks turning China into a massive test site for genetic manipulation
New cases of HIV rise in eastern Europe, decline in the West
Some 37 million people worldwide are infected with HIV
UNICEF: millions of poor city children worse off than rural peers
The UNICEF research found not all children in cities benefited from the so-called urban advantage — the idea that higher incomes, better infrastructure and proximity to services make for better lives
U.S. navy hospital ship brings care to Venezuela migrants in Colombia
Thousands set to receive treatment this week from doctors and dentists from the USNS Comfort
Syria’s makeshift oil refineries raise health, environmental concerns
Oil workers recognize the risks that come with their profession, but they say unemployment forced them into it
Global chemical weapons agency to investigate alleged Aleppo attack
Alleged gas attack in Syria's Aleppo reportedly wounded 100 people on Saturday, a source says
CDC says us abortion rate fell to decade low in 2015
Both opponents and supporters of abortion rights attribute drop partly to states' efforts to restrict women's access to the procedure
U. S. , Canada warn about E. coli in romaine lettuce
Alerts cover all forms of romaine, including whole heads, hearts, bags, mixes and Caesar salad
The FDA cracks down on e-cigarettes
More than 3.6 million middle and high school students were current e-cigarette users in 2018, a “dramatic” uptick that ended years of decline in overall youth tobacco use, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration published in a survey Thursday. The FDA released the e-cigarette portion of its National Youth Tobacco Survey early as ...
Fine particle air pollution is a public health emergency hiding in plain sight
Ambient air pollution is the largest environmental health problem in the United States and in the world more generally. Fine particulate matter smaller than 2.5 millionths of a meter, known as PM2.5, was the fifth-leading cause of death in the world in 2015, factoring in approximately 4.1 million global deaths annually. In ...
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