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Opinion: The disease expert who warned us Opinion: The disease expert who warned us

Opinion: The disease expert who warned us

By 5 months ago

Peter Bergen is CNN’s national security analyst, a vice president at New America, a professor of practice at Arizona State University. His new book is “Trump and His Generals: The Cost of Chaos.” The opinions expressed in this commentary are his own. View mor…

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Woman struck and killed by Mardi Gras float during parade Woman struck and killed by Mardi Gras float during parade

Woman struck and killed by Mardi Gras float during parade

By 5 months ago

New Orleans is mourning the death of a woman who was run over by a parade float as the city celebrates the season leading up to Mardi GrasFebruary 20, 2020, 7:04 PM4 min readNEW ORLEANS — New Orleans is mourning the death of a woman who was run over by a parade float as the…

Low back and neck pain is costing us a fortune. Here’s how to stop Low back and neck pain is costing us a fortune. Here’s how to stop

Low back and neck pain is costing us a fortune. Here’s how to stop

By 5 months ago

(CNN)If you’re constantly seeking relief for bothersome back and neck pain, you’re likely not alone, according to a study published Tuesday in JAMA. In 2016, Americans and their insurance companies spent an estimated $134.5 billion on lower back and neck pa…

Miss GB winner who battled obesity calls for better food labelling Miss GB winner who battled obesity calls for better food labelling

Miss GB winner who battled obesity calls for better food labelling

By 5 months ago

Image copyright Jin Rathod Imagery Image caption Jen Atkin says she is “still in massive shock” after being crowned Miss Great Britain A woman who won the Miss Great Britain crown after battling obesity has called for better labelling on food packaging to help promote healthy eating. Twenty-six-year-old Jen Atkin, who lost eight stone (50kg)…

After tragedies, New Orleans celebrates end of Carnival After tragedies, New Orleans celebrates end of Carnival

After tragedies, New Orleans celebrates end of Carnival

By 5 months ago

Revelers dressed in costumes and reaching for beads thrown from floats take to the streets Tuesday in the New Orleans area when Carnival season reaches its peakBy REBECCA SANTANA and JANET MCCONNAUGHEY Associated PressFebruary 25, 2020, 6:26 AM3 min readNEW ORLEANS — Revelers dressed in costumes and reaching for beads thrown from floats will take…

Venezuela’s Maduro urges women to have six children Venezuela’s Maduro urges women to have six children

Venezuela’s Maduro urges women to have six children

By 5 months ago

Image copyright Getty Images Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has urged women to have six children “for the good of the country”.Appearing at a televised event promoting a national women’s healthcare plan, Mr Maduro instructed women to “give birth, give birth”. The country is facing an economic crisis which has resulted in severe food and medicine…

New Orleans agency: 1 fatally struck by Mardi Gras float

By 5 months ago

Authorities say a man has been struck and killed by a Mardi Gras float during a parade in New OrleansFebruary 23, 2020, 11:47 PM5 min readNEW ORLEANS — A man was struck and killed by a Mardi Gras float during a raucous weekend street parade in New Orleans, becoming the second person in days killed…

After tragedies, New Orleans celebrates end of Carnival After tragedies, New Orleans celebrates end of Carnival

After tragedies, New Orleans celebrates end of Carnival

By 5 months ago

With costumes, glitter and beads, New Orleans is marking the end of Carnival seasonBy REBECCA SANTANA and JANET MCCONNAUGHEY Associated PressFebruary 25, 2020, 11:27 PM5 min readNEW ORLEANS — Dressed in sequined costumes, grooving to the rhythm of marching bands and clutching at strands of shiny beads, people in New Orleans celebrated the end of…

Here are the five takeaways from fiery Las Vegas debate Here are the five takeaways from fiery Las Vegas debate

Here are the five takeaways from fiery Las Vegas debate

By 5 months ago

There have been contentious arguments, strong policy disagreements and tense exchanges on the eight debate stages thus far in the primary cycle, and then there was Wednesday night’s brawl in Las Vegas. From its onset, the debate shedded any semblance of civility and exposed the strengths and weakness of the six Democratic contenders that stood…

The crisis forcing mothers to give away their babies The crisis forcing mothers to give away their babies

The crisis forcing mothers to give away their babies

By 6 months ago

Image copyright Guillermo D. Olmo Image caption The sign is a way to draw attention to the growing number of babies being abandoned “Dumping babies is forbidden,” the sign created by Eric Mejicano reads. The Venezuelan artist posted the signs on walls across Venezuela after a newborn was found in the rubbish near his apartment…

Trump India visit: Seven claims about India fact-checked Trump India visit: Seven claims about India fact-checked

Trump India visit: Seven claims about India fact-checked

By 6 months ago

Image copyright AFP President Trump kicked off a visit to India with an address to tens of thousands of people in a cricket stadium in Ahmedabad, in the state of Gujarat. The speech praised India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi and highlighted the success of recent policies to improve the country. We looked at some of…

Warren discusses fiery Nevada debate, Bloomberg criticism on The View Warren discusses fiery Nevada debate, Bloomberg criticism on The View

Warren discusses fiery Nevada debate, Bloomberg criticism on The View

By 6 months ago

On the heels of a fiery debate Wednesday night in Nevada, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren appeared on ABC’s The View, the morning after the flying verbal volleys on stage. Many of those shots came from Warren — and Thursday on The View she addressed her feisty performance — going after former New York City mayor…

Letter from the Editor: The importance of accurate reporting – Medical News Today Letter from the Editor: The importance of accurate reporting – Medical News Today

Letter from the Editor: The importance of accurate reporting – Medical News Today

By 6 months ago

In recent weeks, the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, has dominated the media across the globe. According to a telebriefing that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) held earlier this week, we could be looking at a pandemic in the United States.Since the telebriefing, in the U.S., the CDC have confirmed a possible instance…

Benefits (and some surprising science) about owning a pet Benefits (and some surprising science) about owning a pet

Benefits (and some surprising science) about owning a pet

By 6 months ago

(CNN)Today is “National Love Your Pet Day” in the United States, but every day is “love your pet” day in my home. Snuggling next to my kitties while their furry chests softly rumble is a proven antidote to the day’s stress. For me and millions more, having …

2nd person in days killed by Mardi Gras float in New Orleans 2nd person in days killed by Mardi Gras float in New Orleans

2nd person in days killed by Mardi Gras float in New Orleans

By 6 months ago

Authorities say a man has been struck and killed by a Mardi Gras float during a parade in New OrleansFebruary 24, 2020, 2:23 AM4 min readNEW ORLEANS — A man was struck and killed by a Mardi Gras float during a raucous weekend street parade in New Orleans, becoming the second person in days killed…

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