Health

admin 23rd July 2018

The British government faced intensifying pressure Sunday to take steps to legalize abortions in Northern Ireland, where terminating a pregnancy remains a criminal offense even as tight abortion restrictions are being lifted in the Republic of Ireland. More than 170 politicians from political parties in Britain, Ireland and Northern Ireland sent a letter to the […]

admin 23rd July 2018

Summer always brings an explosion of flavors to the table – but there are fireworks and then there are fyahworks. If you want to put on a holiday spread that impresses, try these easy-but-unexpected combinations that bring together fresh fruits, vegetables, herbs, cheese and spices. Some are breathtakingly simple; others might take a single specialty […]

admin 22nd July 2018

Mark Velat, owner of Campus Cycles, checks the alignment of the rear tire after a quick repair for Marshall Paulson, of Aurora, at Civic Center Park during Bike to Work Day. (Joe Amon, The Denver Post) Bike routes across the Denver metro area were sprinkled Wednesday morning with Bike to Work Day pit stops offering […]

admin 22nd July 2018

We draped old sheets over the kitchen skylights in an attempt to shield ourselves from the sun (I knew they would come in useful one day). We dug out the old Indian fan that cooled us as we cooked, but blew icing sugar over the counters. We drank elderflower cordial and, when the day’s work […]

admin 22nd July 2018

When Vermont cheesemonger Rory Stamp won the Cheesemonger Invitational in January 2017, he beat a talented field of experts from around the country. “It’s like the ‘The Hunger Games’ of cheesemongering,” Stamp said, “covering everything from technical challenges to blind identifying, cutting and wrapping, and food service.” The national competition is held annually in San […]

admin 22nd July 2018

Warning: Article contains graphic images of chemical burns. Charlotte Murphy doesn’t want anyone else to experience the pain and fear she went through this month. The 21-year-old from Essex, Vermont, had to be rushed for medical treatment after she developed the equivalent of second-degree burns from the sap of a plant growing along a roadside […]

admin 22nd July 2018

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued an alert Thursday afternoon about a seven-month salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey that has sickened 90 people, 40 of whom have been hospitalized, in 26 states. Variance in turkey products eaten by the sick people — “the outbreak strain has been identified in samples taken from […]

admin 22nd July 2018

Bed in a modern clinic corridor  (sudok1) Dr. Maryann E. Amirshahi was on her way to work at MedStar Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday morning, hoping her eight-hour shift would be filled with all of the medications she needed to do her job. But she knew better. As an emergency medicine physician, […]

admin 22nd July 2018

NEW YORK (AP) – A day after saying he may need surgery on both heels that would require an eight-to-10-month recovery, Yoenis Cespedes missed the Mets’ 7-6 Subway Series loss Saturday because of body soreness and New York’s front office did not publicly comment on his startling health revelation. Cespedes homered in Friday’s win over […]

admin 22nd July 2018

(Reuters Health) – Cigarette use decreased among young women – including pregnant women – during the past decade in the U.S., according to a new study. But, researchers found, use of marijuana blunts rose. A blunt is a cigar that’s been hollowed out and filled with marijuana. Although researchers aren’t sure about the health implications […]