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Causes of Increase in US Pedestrian Accidents

Causes of Increase in US Pedestrian Accidents

Since 2010, pedestrian deaths are up 77% according to the Governors Highway Safety Association data. Why did over 7,500 people die while walking or jogging on a roadway last year? Every day, on average, 20 Americans walk along a roadway and are killed by a vehicle. In...

Staying Safe: Tips to Protect Yourself from Credit Card Fraud

Credit card fraud happens when someone uses your credit card or bank details to make unauthorized purchases or payments. Basically, your money is digitally stolen. If you are lucky, you get notification from your credit card company or bank that a purchase has been...

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Army rejected teen over breast-cancer gene

Army rejected teen over breast-cancer gene

7 hours agoBBCA 17-year-old has been rejected by the Army, despite passing all the selection tests, because two members of her family have had breast cancer.Carys Holmes has a 50-50 chance of inheriting a gene fault from her mother but has not been tested for it yet.A...

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‘Surgeon left a specimen bag inside me after hernia op’

‘Surgeon left a specimen bag inside me after hernia op’

By Joe Pike and Charlotte RowlesBBC NewsnightA man discovered a medical specimen bag had been left inside his stomach after his hernia surgery, the BBC has found.The surgeon who carried out the procedure, at the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton in 2016, also...

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General election will not delay infected blood compensation

General election will not delay infected blood compensation

Parliament will aim to pass an important bill ahead of the general election to ensure victims of the infected blood scandal are compensated as soon as possible, the government says.Commons leader Penny Mordaunt said there was a "clear desire" to get it done. MPs will...

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Boy died of sepsis after important GP note missed

Boy died of sepsis after important GP note missed

A nine-year-old boy died from sepsis after doctors and nurses missed a "significant" GP note, an inquest heard. Dylan Cope, from Newport was taken to the Grange Hospital in Cwmbran on 6 December 2022 after his GP advised, “query appendicitis”, but this note was not...

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Assisted dying plans for terminally ill approved

Assisted dying plans for terminally ill approved

10 minutes agoZhara Simpson,Ammar EbrahimBBCJersey politicians have voted to approve plans to allow assisted dying for those with a terminal illness "causing unbearable suffering".The States Assembly has been debating two routes through which people who have lived in...

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California Pays Meth Users To Get Sober

California Pays Meth Users To Get Sober

GRASS VALLEY, Calif. — Here in the rugged foothills of California’s Sierra Nevada, the streets aren’t littered with needles and dealers aren’t hustling drugs on the corner. But meth is almost as easy to come by as a hazy IPA or locally grown weed. Quinn Coburn knows...

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