Breaking News

health

1 in 5 childhood scald burns caused by instant soup and ramen, research shows

November 11, 2018

(CNN)Instant soup — often sold as “ramen” in the United States — is cheap, tasty and wildly popular among hungry college students. But new research suggests that the products may put young children at risk. Thousands of burns every year Allen’s research team looked at more than 4,500 pediatric scald burns recorded over nearly an […]

Read More

‘I feel outraged, exhausted and betrayed’: Kavanaugh nomination the feminist response

November 4, 2018

Leading feminists discuss Kavanaughs confirmation to the supreme court and whats next for American women Weeks of protest and dramatic days of testimony and speeches on Capitol Hill have brought the US to the point where ultra-conservative federal judge Linda Sarsour, one of the organisers of the This is not just a blow to women. […]

Read More

13 of the scariest health hazards of Halloween

November 1, 2018

(CNN)Americans go batty for Halloween. We’re not afraid to dig deep to have a howling good time. Don’t say we didn’t warn you. 1. Deadly day for kids The statistics are shocking. Children are twice as likely to die on Halloween than any other day of the year as they trick-or-treat along our streets. That’s […]

Read More

India treats ‘Netflix addiction’ as internet use surges

October 24, 2018

New Delhi (CNN)An apparent case of “Netflix addiction” has emerged in India, where the video-streaming site has surged as areas long cut off from the internet get connected with on-demand entertainment. As long as patients like his are watching shows, they remain in the on-screen world and don’t remember reality, he said. It becomes a […]

Read More

Flea-borne typhus spreads across Los Angeles area

October 23, 2018

(CNN)A rise in typhus, a bacterial disease spread by lice or fleas, has hit the Los Angeles area, and public health officials are sounding the alarm. On Thursday, the department announced that officials are investigating an outbreak of flea-borne typhus in downtown Los Angeles, and they are working with the city to implement environmental safety […]

Read More

How to stay safe after Hurricane Michael

October 20, 2018

(CNN)Hurricane Michael, a Category 4 storm, made landfall in the Florida Panhandle on Wednesday. Road safety after a storm Return home only when officials say it is safe. Watch out for signs, roofing materials and other items left outside, as they could have flown around during the storm. Carry valid ID; you may need it […]

Read More

Brotopia inspired OODA Health to raise its $40.5M round only from firms with female partners

October 15, 2018

It’s never particularly easy to raise a round of venture capital — but I think most experienced founders will tell you it’s not quite as bad the second or third time around, when you’ve got some experience under your belt and a track record to present to VCs. It helps if you’re male too, at […]

Read More

Helena Bonham Carter: Standing up to Harvey wasnt easy

October 15, 2018

In her 35-year career, the actor has seen the best and worst of Hollywood. She talks about divorce, depression and making her most personal film Helena Bonham Carter does not attempt to disguise her hurt. She says she has just made the most important and personal film of her career, and is convinced nobody will […]

Read More

When someone is thinking of suicide, these are the people who talk them out of it

October 2, 2018

Atlanta (CNN)The caller on the line is agitated. Another big misconception, she said, is that people kill themselves more during the holidays. People battling depression actually benefit from being around friends and family during festive holiday periods, Farmer said. It’s when the holidays are over, and a depressed person again finds themselves alone, that thoughts […]

Read More

Under cover of goodness: How pillars of the community can prey on kids

September 21, 2018

(CNN)Doctors, coaches, clergy. Society knows these as noble professions, filled with good people. Doctors heal. Coaches encourage athletic excellence. Priests usher people closer to God. Welner: Sandusky ‘groomed the community’ “They don’t want to scare your child. They want to form a relationship,” Huizar said. “That pattern of progression is something I think people need […]

Read More