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CervicalCheck boss steps down amid smear test blunder

Yesterday evening the clinical director of Cervical Check, Dr Gráinne Flannelly stepped down. The 206 women whose smear tests were misread should have been referred on for further investigation, including an invasive diagnostic procedure or repea...

Woman says neighbour among Toronto van attack victims — NewsAlert

A shaven-headed Minassian appeared in court early Tuesday to hear the charges against him - 10 counts of premeditated murder and 13 of attempted murder. "It was clear that part of his life is gone", said Coun. "I felt it's my duty to come over and ...

Study raises concerns about long-term impacts of alcohol

Meanwhile, 18 drinks or more per week was linked to four to five years shorter life expectancy . Overall, the public health message of the study is "if you already drink alcohol , drinking less may help you live longer and lower your risk of se...

Apple Ordered To Pay $502.6 Mln To VirnetX In Patent Fight

While there will nearly certainly be jubilation at the ruling, Apple has a history of appealing. The Federal Circuit, which handles all patent appeals, declined to put this trial on hold, saying it was so far along that a verdict would come before ...

Bleeding Outbreak - Cuomo Warns of Synthetic Marijuana Mixed with Rat Poison

Those sickened have reported blood in the urine, severe bloody noses, bleeding gums and internal bleeding . In nine cases in IL, the substances were cut with brodifacoum - or rat poison, according to the statement from the health departmen...

Michigan State student sues school, claiming counselors discouraged her from reporting rape

A female student is taking her story to the courts, accusing the university of denying her of her Title IX rights and discouraging her from going to the police about an alleged rape committed by three MSU basketball players. USA Today reports that...

It's bronze for the Blitzboks in Hong Kong

They finished runners-up after losing 31-14 to China in the final. Kenya faced Canada in the other match in Pool B, and they won comfortably against Canada despite conceding the first try. Having stormed to a 21-0 halftime advantage, they were ...

DHSK celebrates World Health Day

It is also the impetus behind the current organisation-wide drive to support countries in moving towards Universal Health Coverage (UHC). A person devoid of anger and frustration is also free from psychosomatic disorder, he added. The theme of this...

WWE's WrestleMania 34 Digital Tie-Ins: John Cena Snapchat Lens, AR Match Preview

There will be a lot of talent in one ring. The idea as we all know is for the MITB victor to claim the company title. This unusual but deadly alliance can bring shockwaves through The Bar and the entire RAW tag team division. I actually think O...

Kids egg each other on in Easter egg hunts

About 500 of the eggs are set aside as "prize eggs", and marked with a number and an eagle stamp. The Eagles Aerie #16 and Auxiliary #16 have been helping organize a major Easter egg hunt in Helena for 89 years. In response, her brother chose to be...

On World TB Day, Govt launches new initiatives to combat TB

In the three ACF rounds in the state till now, over 1.25 crore patients were screened, 7,303 were diagnosed with TB and put on medication. The theme for World TB Day 2018 is "Wanted: Leaders for a TB-free world". While figures have gone down over...

40% of Cancer Cases Tied to Poor Lifestyle Choices

The charity said obesity causes 13 types of preventable cancers, including bowel, breast , kidney and womb. "Obesity is potentially the new smoking", Harpal Kumar, chief executive of Cancer Research UK said. Poor lifestyle choices like abusing a...

NCAA Tournament 2018: Predicting the First Round upsets

The rules are simple, one bracket per person and if you're on Twitter please enter your Twitter handle as your team name so we know who to reach out to as the victor. The first round has begun! Shortly after that, a commission led by former Secreta...

Federation Internationale de Football Association ranking: Super Eagles retains position

Four of the top five African ranked teams have qualified for Russian Federation 2018 with Tunisia retaining their top spot, followed by Senegal, DR Congo, Morocco and Egypt. The Super Eagles have not been in action since they beat Argentina 4-2 ...

Tiger still in the hunt as Casey storms into Valspar lead

While it just wasn't in the cards, and Woods fell just one shot short, golf fans around the world didn't care. Woods was nearly flawless, only a bogey at his final hole, the par-four ninth at Innisbrook Resort north of Tampa, Florida, preventing hi...

Fistfights on the road to a white nationalist speech

Demonstrators clash with police before the start of a speech by white nationalist Richard Spencer , who popularized the term "alt-right", at Michigan State University on March 5, 2018 in East Lansing, Michigan . "We chased them away". Spencer's...

KC Chiefs' reportedly agree to send Marcus Peters to Rams

Through his first three seasons, Peters has developed into one of the top cornerbacks in the league who's earned a pair of Pro Bowl selections and a First-Team All-Pro nod. "The Chiefs became sufficiently exasperated with Peters a year ago to suspend...

Multistate Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Controversial Supplement

Eight of 11 people interviewed reported consuming kratom in pills, powder, or tea forms. Meanwhile, Missouri-based Divinity Products Distribution has promised to recall and destroy kratom-containing products sold across the United States under ...

Lansing city officials prepare for potential flooding in Mid-Michigan area

Wednesday morning. "Most common for us is urban flooding; we see this around the city of Meridian all the time, where certain spots in the city like to flood whenever we see a lot of rain very quickly". National Weather Service predicted its crest a...

Brits Reacted In The Most British Way Possible To The Swansea Earthquake

The British Geological Survey said the epicentre was approximately 20km north-north-east of Swansea and at a depth of 7.4km. Events of this magnitude happen in the United Kingdom every three to five years, the BGS said. Just like when an inch of ...

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Kids egg each other on in Easter egg hunts

About 500 of the eggs are set aside as "prize eggs", and marked with a number and an eagle stamp. The Eagles Aerie #16 and Auxiliary #16 have been helping organize a major Easter...

On World TB Day, Govt launches new initiatives to combat TB

In the three ACF rounds in the state till now, over 1.25 crore patients were screened, 7,303 were diagnosed with TB and put on medication. The theme for World TB Day 2018 is "W...

40% of Cancer Cases Tied to Poor Lifestyle Choices

The charity said obesity causes 13 types of preventable cancers, including bowel, breast , kidney and womb. "Obesity is potentially the new smoking", Harpal Kumar, chief executi...

NCAA Tournament 2018: Predicting the First Round upsets

The rules are simple, one bracket per person and if you're on Twitter please enter your Twitter handle as your team name so we know who to reach out to as the victor . The first r...

Federation Internationale de Football Association ranking: Super Eagles retains position

Four of the top five African ranked teams have qualified for Russian Federation 2018 with Tunisia retaining their top spot, followed by Senegal, DR Congo, Morocco and Egypt. The...

Tiger still in the hunt as Casey storms into Valspar lead

While it just wasn't in the cards, and Woods fell just one shot short, golf fans around the world didn't care. Woods was nearly flawless, only a bogey at his final hole, the par...

Fistfights on the road to a white nationalist speech

Demonstrators clash with police before the start of a speech by white nationalist Richard Spencer , who popularized the term "alt-right", at Michigan State University on March ...

KC Chiefs' reportedly agree to send Marcus Peters to Rams

Through his first three seasons, Peters has developed into one of the top cornerbacks in the league who's earned a pair of Pro Bowl selections and a First-Team All-Pro nod. "The Ch...

Multistate Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Controversial Supplement

Eight of 11 people interviewed reported consuming kratom in pills, powder, or tea forms. Meanwhile, Missouri-based Divinity Products Distribution has promised to recall and des...

Lansing city officials prepare for potential flooding in Mid-Michigan area

Wednesday morning. "Most common for us is urban flooding; we see this around the city of Meridian all the time, where certain spots in the city like to flood whenever we see a lot...

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British Government Temporarily Halts New Funding to Aid Group Oxfam

British Government Temporarily Halts New Funding to Aid Group Oxfam

Evans, who headed a "safeguarding" section responsible for protecting staff and the people Oxfam works with, spoke of frustration that her calls for more support for her team were ...

Brits Reacted In The Most British Way Possible To The Swansea Earthquake

Brits Reacted In The Most British Way Possible To The Swansea Earthquake

The British Geological Survey said the epicentre was approximately 20km north-north-east of Swansea and at a depth of 7.4km. Events of this magnitude happen in the United Kingdo...

Onigbinde backs Eagles for CHAN title

Onigbinde backs Eagles for CHAN title

In the second half, Morocco's first CHAN title edged even closer after Nigeria's Eneji Moses left the pitch after a second yellow card at the 47th minute. "The final of the A...

China, Russia not abiding by sanctions against N. Korea

China, Russia not abiding by sanctions against N. Korea

The report cited evidence that North Korea has sold a ballistic-missile system to Myanmar and that it may be helping Syria with a chemical weapons program. North Korean leader K...

Fujifilm to take over Xerox, agrees to combine photocopier business

Fujifilm to take over Xerox, agrees to combine photocopier business

The companies said Wednesday that Fuji Xerox, their 56-year-old joint venture, will combine with Xerox, with Fujifilm Holdings taking a 50.1 percent stake in the newly formed c...