Tag: year

Sia Reveals Why She Adopted Two Teenage Boys Last Year

For someone whose crippling stage fright necessitates a face-covering wig, Sia sure knows how to grab our attention. Just before dropping a brand-new single today, the “Chandelier” singer revealed that she is a real-life hero and adopted two teenage boys last year. “I actually adopted two sons last year,” she said on Tuesday in an

And the Most Hated Halloween Candy This Year Is…

“Dear Candy Corn, I hate your stinking guts. You make me vomit. You’re scum between my toes! Love, America.” This is how I imagine America’s hate letter to candy corn would read, and after seeing CandyStore.com’s recently published list of the worst Halloween candies, it’s probably dead-on. According to the site, candy corn is the

US measles cases still climbing, topping 800 for year

U.S. health officials say this year’s count of measles cases has surpassed 800, a growing tally that is already the nation’s highest in 25 years. A total of 839 cases were reported as of last week. That’s the most since 1994, when 963 were reported for the entire year. The Centers for Disease Control and

Toddler dies of lung cancer which doctors dismissed as asthma

Grieving mother whose two-year-old daughter died of a rare lung cancer claims she was ‘fobbed off’ by SIX doctors who dismissed her daughter’s cough as asthma Megan Clarkson became unable to keep food down in November 2016 No doctors recommended she have an X-ray despite her fast breathing rate Scan finally revealed she had the cancer

Does the time of year really impact your mood?

When daylight saving time ends in late fall, it is common to start experiencing an onset of mild depressive feelings and tendencies, often coined as “winter blues.” Energy levels seem to decrease with the temperature drop, people tend to feel more tired and sluggish, and there is an element of dread that occurs when one’s

Number of GPs retiring before 60 hits a six-year low

Number of GPs in the NHS retiring before 60 hits a six-year LOW because doctors are ‘postponing retirement to see if the staffing crisis improves’ The number of doctors retiring in their fifties was at a six-year low last year Some 588 doctors under 60 drew their pension, compared to 721 in 2017 But the

Higher fruit and veg prices after Brexit could kill 5,600 people

Brexit could KILL 5,600 people a year by making fruit and veg unaffordable meaning their diets are no longer healthy enough, warns Oxford University researcher Worsening diets could lead to more cancer, stroke and heart disease  More illnesses might cost the NHS £600million extra each year, researchers say The UK imports more than 90 per

Dirty Air Tied to Millions of Asthma ER Visits Each Year

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 24, 2018 — Polluted air may trigger as many as 33 million asthma-related emergency room visits globally each year, a new study finds. “Millions of people worldwide have to go to emergency rooms for asthma attacks every year because they are breathing dirty air,” said study lead author Susan Anenberg, of George Washington

Operations become life-threatening due to resistance to antibiotics

Common operations including caesarean sections and hip replacements could become LETHAL due to growing resistance to antibiotics, health officials warn Public Health England said cases of antibiotic-resistant blood infections on rise Crisis is getting worse amid growing concerns that drugs are losing their power Figures revealed there were 16,504 cases where antibiotics didn’t work last