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Baby survives after being born with heart outside body

Baby survives after being born with heart outside body She is believed to be the first baby in Britain with this condition to survive . However, a scan while she was nine weeks old revealed that her heart was growing outside her body, in a rare and often fatal condition known as Ectopia cordis . [Full Article...]

Aaron Rodgers Announces That He's Been Medically Clear To Play

Aaron Rodgers Announces That He's Been Medically Clear To Play It is unclear whether he'll return to the starting lineup on Sunday at the Carolina Panthers , but it feels like a pretty good bet. Rodgers is going to be under a lot of pressure right from the start. It was a disappointing result for the Cleveland Browns after displaying great effort for most of last Sunday's game at FirstEnergy Stadium. It goes without saying that Green Bay relied much more... [Full Article...]

Macron's climate summit in Paris finds new money, tech help

Macron's climate summit in Paris finds new money, tech help The EU is committed to fulfilling the $100 billion a year grant that developed countries have committed to by 2020, said Miguel Canete, EU Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy. Financial institutions are using the meeting to highlight the need to ensure that their investments don't suffer from, or contribute to, the effects of climate change, such as rising sea levels and more extreme weathe... [Full Article...]

Global e-waste climbs 8% in two years, but disposal discrepancies remain

Global e-waste climbs 8% in two years, but disposal discrepancies remain Only 20 per cent of 2016's e-waste is documented to have been collected and recycled despite rich deposits of gold, silver, copper, platinum, palladium and other high value recoverable materials. The report puts the value of the raw materials in that 45 million tons of e-waste at about $55 billion ($9 billion from smartphones alone), but most of that waste isn't being recovered. [Full Article...]

Local Christmas Bird Counts begin December 15

Local Christmas Bird Counts begin December 15 [Full Article...]

Women may be better than men at battling the flu

Women may be better than men at battling the flu Based on the existing research, Dr. Sue found the man flu label is "potentially unjust", naming several studies which suggest men may not be exaggerating their symptoms but rather have weaker immune responses than women. The so-called " man flu " has been a punchline for decades, but according to one expert it may be time to stop taking it lightly. "Tired of being accused of over-reacting,... [Full Article...]

Mother Accused Of Injuring Son After 323 Doctor's Visits And 13 Surgeries

Mother Accused Of Injuring Son After 323 Doctor's Visits And 13 Surgeries Bowen is believed to suffer from a mental health condition called Munchhausen Syndrome by Proxy which leaves parents making up illnesses their children have in a bid to receive medical care. During doctor's visits, Bowen said her her son would violently " throw up " every time he drank milk. Crawford said, " I tried over and over and over to convince people that my son wasn't sick and that she... [Full Article...]

Larry Johnson can't remember parts of National Football League career, believes he has CTE

Larry Johnson can't remember parts of National Football League career, believes he has CTE Currently, CTE only can be diagnosed when the patient is deceased, but Johnson's symptoms (anxiety, paranoia and suicidal thoughts) mirror those of players who have had the disease. "One is telling you to do it; one is telling you don't", Johnson said. A study of the 27-year-old's brain indicated he had Stage 3 CTE, one step short of the most severe level and one of the most severe cases in someon... [Full Article...]

New glowing plants could be next-gen green lamps for your workplace

New glowing plants could be next-gen green lamps for your workplace A professor of chemical engineering at MIT, Strano and his team have been working with four chemically interacting nanoparticles, embedding them into living plants (infusing them through the pores of their leaves) so they could then react throughout the plant's tissues. [Full Article...]

Facebook accused of inaction over Russian ads in Brexit vote

Facebook accused of inaction over Russian ads in Brexit vote As well as being quizzed on any attempts at foreign meddling in the referendum, Facebook is being investigated by a committee of MPs over the impact of "fake news" being circulated on social media. Google has confirmed that it found none, and a spokesperson told the Guardian: "We took a thorough look at our systems and found no evidence of this activity on our platform". [Full Article...]

United Kingdom surgeon admits signing initials on patients' livers

United Kingdom surgeon admits signing initials on patients' livers Bramhall denied the more serious charge of assault occasioning actual bodily harm, a plea which was accepted by prosectors. The newspaper said the instrument used to mark the patients, an argon beam coagulator, typically does not leave permanent scars. [Full Article...]

Tens of thousands flee California wildfires as hundreds of buildings burn

Tens of thousands flee California wildfires as hundreds of buildings burn The largest is the Thomas fire north of Los Angeles in Ventura County, which has consumed at least 439 structures and forced the evacuation of 50,000 people. Damage assessments also remained incomplete for two fires in northern Los Angeles County. On Thursday, the blaze was 20 percent contained, that is up from five percent containment Wednesday, according to KABC. [Full Article...]

Statement from Stephen J. Adler, President and Editor-In-Chief, Reuters

Statement from Stephen J. Adler, President and Editor-In-Chief, Reuters They have been denied bail. No one at the Reuters bureau in Yangon would comment on the matter when contacted by RFA's Myanmar Service, and officials at the Htauk Kyant Police Station could not be reached. "Not only your reporters, but also the policemen who were involved in that case". News agencies said the reporters had been accused of violating Burma's sweeping Official Secrets Act, ... [Full Article...]

Olivier Giroud A First Team Player For Me - Arsene Wenger

Olivier Giroud A First Team Player For Me - Arsene Wenger Watch out, Arsenal , here comes Moyesie, who's toast of the town in the East End at the moment after helping West Ham beat Chelsea on the weekend. - Start watching exclusive matches and more with the Premier League Pass, now 20% off for a limited time. And Wenger struggled to give an explanation for Sanchez's loss of form. [Full Article...]

Mohammed Bin Salman Meets King Abdullah in Riyadh

Mohammed Bin Salman Meets King Abdullah in Riyadh Shalicar could not comment on why, but said Katz had indeed made the comments. In November, Israeli military chief of staff Gadi Eisenkot said in an interview with the same website Katz spoke to that his country was prepared to cooperate with Saudi Arabia to face Iran's plans "to control the Middle East". [Full Article...]

Verify: If The Flu Shot Is 10% Effective, Should You Get It?

Verify: If The Flu Shot Is 10% Effective, Should You Get It? According to the CDC, a year ago in 2016, only 41.6 percent of people in Louisiana got a flu vaccine. "One of our partners this morning had seen seven people and five people had the flu , of those seven people, so it's starting", said Dr. [Full Article...]

Cheniere Energy, Inc. (LNG) Shares Sold by Russell Investments Group Ltd.

It has underperformed by 1.41% the S&P500. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. now owns 22,457 shares of the energy company's stock worth $1,094,000 after purchasing an additional 2,441 shares during the period. Therefore 80% are positive. Cheniere Energy Inc had 13 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Sector Outperform" rating by Howard Weil given ... [Full Article...]

Indian Authorities Want Investigation into Adelaide Drowning

Indian Authorities Want Investigation into Adelaide Drowning A resident of east Delhi, the girl was a footballer. The girls were a part of a contigent of 180 players from across the country to participate in football, hockey, swimming and other sports at the Pacific School Games after an invitation was issued by the School Sport Australia. [Full Article...]

UK: Baby girl survives after being born with heart outside her body

UK: Baby girl survives after being born with heart outside her body Since her birth, the infant underwent three surgeries to relocate her heart inside her body and is now recovering slowly. Dr. Frances Bu'Lock, a consultant in fetal cardiology, told the BBC that the procedure to save the child was "touch and go". [Full Article...]

Egyptian singer jailed over video inciting debauchery

Egyptian singer jailed over video inciting debauchery The former Arab Idol contestant, who is just 21, was also ordered to pay a fine of 10,000 Egyptian pounds (£420) for supposedly "inciting debauchery". Shyma is not the first public figure to receive jail time for a music video. A lawsuit was filed last month after video emerged showing Sherine Abdel Wahab being asked at a concert previous year to sing Mashrebtesh Men Nilha (Have You Drunk From T... [Full Article...]


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