What caused protests to flare up in Iran?

The meeting of the United Nations Security Council was convened at the request of the USA to discuss the current situation in Iran, where some 21 people have lost their lives in more than week-long anti-government protests across the country. More..

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HP recalls computer batteries due to fire, burn hazards
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

HP recalls computer batteries due to fire, burn hazards

The batteries were also sold separately for between $50 and $90. For laptops with internal batteries, HP will also provide a technician to switch them. If you own five or more affected notebooks, there will be ...More..

England name Stokes in T20I squad for triangular series
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

England name Stokes in T20I squad for triangular series

Vince is joined the squad by Ben Stokes, although the all-rounder was also named in the tourists' Test and ODI squads before being withdrawn as he continues to await developments regarding the incident in Bri...More..

Closings and Cancellations on Delmarva for week of January 8
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Closings and Cancellations on Delmarva for week of January 8

Chatham County Schools will be closed Monday. - Marion County School District will operate on a two-hour delay for all students and staff on Monday. Wicomico County Public Schools will be closed due to we...More..

IN flu deaths reach 25 during final week of 2017 — Health agency
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

IN flu deaths reach 25 during final week of 2017 — Health agency

The surge in flu cases created longer waiting times at hospitals and heavier workloads for paramedics in California. Four more Iowans died of the flu this week. Patricia Quinlisk. In 2014 there was a simila...More..

GDP likely to grow by 6.5% this fiscal
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

GDP likely to grow by 6.5% this fiscal

The economy grew at 6% in the six months ended 30 September, indicating that it will accelerate to 7% in the second half ending 31 March, if the forecast proves true. That is a full one per cent downgrade from ...More..

Don't Eat Romaine Lettuce - Here's Why
by | Sunday, January 07, 2018

Don't Eat Romaine Lettuce - Here's Why

Here's a list of all 13 states where people have been infected: California, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Vermont, and Washington s...More..

Stay Away From Romaine Lettuce, Consumer Reports Advises
by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

Stay Away From Romaine Lettuce, Consumer Reports Advises

Canadian health officials are blaming the outbreak on contaminated romaine lettuce while US officials say there isn't enough evidence to make that link. There has also been one reported death in Canada. This ...More..

Blood Care Center encourages donations during National Blood Donor Month
by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

Blood Care Center encourages donations during National Blood Donor Month

Still, all eligible donors are encouraged to participate. If the current trend of bad weather continues without more blood donors coming in, Michigan Blood's inventory could drop to critical levels. -2 p.m. M...More..

Alcohol Can Damage DNA, Leading to Cancer, Study Finds
by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

Alcohol Can Damage DNA, Leading to Cancer, Study Finds

Study leader Professor Ketan Patel, at the Medical Research Council Laboratory of Molecular Biology, said: "Some cancers develop due to DNA damage in stem cells". The damage done on these mice by alcohol was fo...More..

by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

Analysts See $0.33 EPS for Brandywine Realty Trust (BDN)

About 1.46M shares traded or 20.99% up from the average. Seven analysts have provided estimates for QTS Realty Trust's earnings. Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN) has risen 17.77% since January 5, 2017 and i...More..

Delhi Daredevils name Ricky Ponting as head coach
by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

Delhi Daredevils name Ricky Ponting as head coach

The former Aussie skipper previously oversaw Mumbai Indians in a two-year stint, guiding the franchise to the IPL title in 2015. Ponting's services were sought in 2014 in an "advisory role" after Mumbai s...More..

Tallahassee sees first significant snow since 1989
by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

Tallahassee sees first significant snow since 1989

Wintry conditions can be hazardous in northern Florida, since most towns don't have snow removal equipment or salting trucks. The weather service in Tallahassee tweeted that there's 0.1 inch of snow on the ...More..

Boko Haram factional leader injured in troops bombardment
by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

Boko Haram factional leader injured in troops bombardment

Sani Usman, said Salomi Pogu, whose photograph occupied the 86th position on the list of abducted students of Government Girls' Secondary School (GGSS), Chibok, Borno State, was found in company of Jamila Ada...More..

Taggart selects new defensive coordinator
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Taggart selects new defensive coordinator

He starred at Michigan State before going on to enjoy a seven-year National Football League career with the Cleveland Browns, New England Patriots and Minnesota Vikings. On Wednesday, Dan Wolken reported that...More..

The CDC is now officially planning for a nuclear attack
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

The CDC is now officially planning for a nuclear attack

Several CDC employees, including those specializing in radiation, will present at the event January 16. It might seem unusual that the CDC of all organizations is taking it upon themselves to educate people...More..

Dallas County health chief fired weeks ahead of retirement | Lexington Herald Leader
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Dallas County health chief fired weeks ahead of retirement | Lexington Herald Leader

The health department said in a tweet that as of December 29 Thompson was no longer with the agency and that an interim director had been appointed. WFAA , citing unnamed sources, reported Thursday that a wo...More..

First Portable Bionic Hand With Sense of Touch Revealed
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

First Portable Bionic Hand With Sense of Touch Revealed

In 2014 the same global team produced the world's first feeling bionic hand but the device was so bulky it could not leave the laboratory. The team-made up of neuroscientists, surgeons, engineers and roboti...More..

Ketchup Packet Stuck in Woman's Intestine for 6 Years
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Ketchup Packet Stuck in Woman's Intestine for 6 Years

The woman insisted she had no memory of consuming a meal involving the ketchup, according to the medical publication. A woman thought she was suffering from Crohn's disease for six years, until surgery ...More..

50 thousand babies expected to be born in Rohingya refugee camps
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

50 thousand babies expected to be born in Rohingya refugee camps

Based on the testimonies received from a wide range of Rohingya victims, the Commission expressed its dismay at the plight of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar , who continue to suffer severe and institutionalised...More..

Alcohol consumption could cause cancer by permanently damaging genes
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Alcohol consumption could cause cancer by permanently damaging genes

Doctors have previously linked alcohol consumption to an increase risk of developing seven types of cancer, but until now, exactly how alcohol causes DNA damage hasn't been really clear. Stem cells supp...More..

by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Avoid romaine lettuce during E. coli outbreak

The outbreak started on dates from November 15 through December 8, according to the CDC. The agency says they can not yet link the outbreak of E. Coli to a certain type of food. According to Consumer Reports,...More..

Chocolate may be going extinct due to climate change
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Chocolate may be going extinct due to climate change

According to a report from National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the changing temperatures around the world will make growing cacao plants almost impossible within the next 30 years. Using t...More..

Look smiles better! Facial yoga knocks years off you
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Look smiles better! Facial yoga knocks years off you

During the trial, experts were asked to guess the ages of the participants before and after they completed the exercise programme. Prior to the study, the women, on average, looked 50.8 years old. "Assuming t...More..

Penis whitening is the hot new cosmetic surgery trend in Thailand
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Penis whitening is the hot new cosmetic surgery trend in Thailand

A Bangkok clinic that has drawn 100 men a month to its penis whitening service has caused a stir in Thailand , with social media users both baffled and alarmed by the phallic fad. That procedure involved inj...More..

by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Health Alert: Romaine Poses E. coli Threat

As it stands, both United States and Canadian governments have yet to initiate an official recall for Romaine lettuce products, but the Canadian government has warned against consuming romaine lettuce, while so...More..

Perfectionism Is More Common Among Young People, Destroying Their Mental Health
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Perfectionism Is More Common Among Young People, Destroying Their Mental Health

They measured three types of perfectionism: self-oriented - an irrational desire to be flawless; socially prescribed - perceiving excessive expectations from others; and other- oriented - placing unrealistic st...More..

Some operations cancelled at 'extremely busy' hospital
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Some operations cancelled at 'extremely busy' hospital

A spokesperson for the NHS trust that runs the hospital told BuzzFeed News that demand at the time was so high at the time of the family's arrival, it had been forced to declare an "internal significant incid...More..

The cancer death rate has dropped again. Here's why
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

The cancer death rate has dropped again. Here's why

Deaths related directly to cancer continue to decline in the United States, resulting in almost 2.4 million fewer cancer-related deaths, according to the recently-released American Cancer Society's comprehensiv...More..

Second flu-related death reported in Northeast Ohio
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Second flu-related death reported in Northeast Ohio

People can get their free flu shot at the General Practice Clinic at the Cayman Islands Hospital and all district health centers from 2-4 p.m. Monday to Friday; at Faith Hospital in Cayman Brac; and the Little ...More..

ESA Strongly Encourages World Health Organization To Reconsider Its Gaming Addiction Classification
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

ESA Strongly Encourages World Health Organization To Reconsider Its Gaming Addiction Classification

Many, including the United Kingdom, have private addiction clinics to "treat" the condition. At any rate, the WHO ICD will be revised until its final release later this year. "It is significant because it creat...More..

Mediterranean, DASH Top Best Diets List
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Mediterranean, DASH Top Best Diets List

In December, Harvard University researchers found the DASH diet is the best cure for high blood pressure - the world's most chronic health condition - and in turn triggers weight loss and improves mental h...More..

Companies Are Selling 'Raw Water,' But Should You Drink It?
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Companies Are Selling 'Raw Water,' But Should You Drink It?

You know what all these things have in common? There's a four-jug minimum and you must pay deposits on the jugs. The off-grid water movement is gaining traction on the West Coast and "other pockets" around ...More..

There's Another Death from Flu in Oklahoma
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

There's Another Death from Flu in Oklahoma

People who get a flu vaccine may still get sick, but the vaccine may help minimize the symptoms, and may also help people overcome the flu more quickly, Pacheco said. "But we definitely have heard some repor...More..

Avoid eating romaine lettuce after E. Coli outbreak in US, Canada
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Avoid eating romaine lettuce after E. Coli outbreak in US, Canada

So far, five people have been hospitalized in the US, and one has died. One person has died. The infections within the US have occurred in 13 states, including NY. "Interviews of ill people haven't identified a...More..