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Portuguese doctor suspended after baby born without a face

Portuguese doctor suspended after baby born without a face

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A number of cases involving the doctor are being investigated A Portuguese obstetrician has been suspended after a baby was born without a nose, eyes or part of his skull.The parents of baby Rodrigo had not been aware of their son's severe physical abnormalities until he was born earlier…
Veteran US Democrat Elijah Cummings dies at 68

Veteran US Democrat Elijah Cummings dies at 68

Image copyright Reuters Veteran US Democratic congressman Elijah Cummings, who was heavily involved with the Trump impeachment inquiry, has died at the age of 68.His office said he had died as a result of "longstanding health challenges".As chairman of the House of Representatives Oversight Committee, he had instigated several investigations into the Trump administration.He also…
The ‘peasant’ binge drinker who went viral

The ‘peasant’ binge drinker who went viral

Image copyright Liu Shichao What do you get when you mix a pint of beer, a can of Pepsi, a huge glass of flaming spirits, and a raw egg?For Liu Shichao - who filmed himself downing the lot in eight seconds - you get 12 million views on Twitter and a worldwide fanbase.And that video…
Editorials from around Pennsylvania

Editorials from around Pennsylvania

Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Pennsylvania’s newspapers:New voting improvements come at a costThe Citizens’ VoiceNov. 4Gov. Tom Wolf has signed into law the most significant revision to Pennsylvania election laws in about 80 years. With one important exception, the new law truly constitutes reform.The law eliminates Pennsylvania’s status as the state with…
Scanwell Health Announces Nationwide Launch of Smartphone-Enabled Test and Treatment Service for Urinary Tract Infections via Partnership with Lemonaid Health

Scanwell Health Announces Nationwide Launch of Smartphone-Enabled Test and Treatment Service...

Press release content from Business Wire. The AP news staff was not involved in its creation.LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 4, 2019--Scanwell Health, a modern diagnostics company dedicated to making healthcare more convenient and accessible, today announced that its at-home smartphone-enabled test and treatment service for Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) is now available in all 50 states.…
‘Salazar weight-shaming affected athletes’ mental health’

‘Salazar weight-shaming affected athletes’ mental health’

Mary Cain finished 10th in the 1500m at the 2013 World Championships Banned coach Alberto Salazar's "obsession" with controlling weight led to mental health problems in athletes, his former assistant has claimed. Steve Magness was reacting to American athle…
India yoga: Inspirational teacher V Nanammal dies at 99

India yoga: Inspirational teacher V Nanammal dies at 99

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionNanammal talked to the BBC in 2017 India's oldest exponent and teacher of yoga, V Nanammal, has died at her home near Coimbatore, in the southern state of Tamil Nadu.She was 99 and still teaching a hundred students a day until a few months ago. Born into…
US election 2020: Elizabeth Warren sets out health funding plan

US election 2020: Elizabeth Warren sets out health funding plan

Image copyright Getty Images US presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren has offered details on funding for her healthcare plan, which is expected to cost the federal government $20.5tn (£15.8tn) over 10 years.She said "Medicare for All" would not raise taxes "one penny" for ordinary Americans, but would largely be paid for by businesses and the wealthy.Ms…
How Brittany Runs A Marathon makes strides for body positivity

How Brittany Runs A Marathon makes strides for body positivity

Image copyright Amazon Studios Image caption Jillian Bell takes on her first lead role as Brittany In an era of body positivity, the film Brittany Runs A Marathon would, on paper, seem completely off message.Stripped back, it's a story of a plus-sized, shambolic young woman, who embarks on an extreme health kick, loses a shed…
Ebola: Attackers kill DR Congo journalist shining light on virus

Ebola: Attackers kill DR Congo journalist shining light on virus

Image copyright EPA Image caption More than 2,000 people have died in the Ebola outbreak in DR Congo A Congolese journalist who had been raising awareness about the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been killed at his home. The army said unidentified attackers raided Papy Mumbere Mahamba's home in Lwebma, in…

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Concept: How Apple could turn HomePod mini into a delightful and adorable smart display

Concept: How Apple could turn HomePod mini into a delightful and adorable smart display

Apple’s home strategy has been all over the place, but they appear to finally have a hit on their hands with HomePod mini. Rumors have been floated about Apple making a HomePod with a display but word on the street is that the product being tested looks a lot like an iPad mounted to a…
Well, at least Gearbox probably isn’t going to do NFTs

Well, at least Gearbox probably isn’t going to do NFTs

Some actual good NFT news for you this weekend What’s the Gearbox NFT strategy? It looks like “nothing, with a bit of scorn” at the moment, which is generally good news. Randy Pitchford, who is still the Gearbox CEO, took to Twitter this month to rip into NFTs in various threads. While he argued with…
Humankind has new African DLC and a patch today

Humankind has new African DLC and a patch today

Plus a 25% discount on the base game right now Amplitude Studios today released the first proper paid DLC for Humankind, adding new African cultures. Perhaps more importantly than that, they released another patch. A Civilization-esque strategy game from the makers of Endless Space and Endless Legend sounded great but some found it suffered issues…
Competency-Based Education Spending Market Is Going to Boom : Blackboard, D2L, Ellucian, Instructure

Competency-Based Education Spending Market Is Going to Boom : Blackboard, D2L, Ellucian, Instructure

Edison, NJ -- (SBWIRE) -- 01/21/2022 -- The Latest research study released by HTF MI "Competency-based Education Spending Market" with 100+ pages of analysis on business Strategy taken up by key and emerging industry players and delivers know how of the current market development, landscape, technologies, drivers, opportunities, market viewpoint and status. Understanding the segments…
Opinion: Canada needs a bold, new international trade strategy. If not now, when?

Opinion: Canada needs a bold, new international trade strategy. If not now, when?

Canada's International Trade Minister Mary Ng arrives to the West Block on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Nov. 29, 2021.Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian PressStewart Beck was responsible for Canada’s international business development, investment and innovation programs and is a former Canadian high commissioner to India. He recently retired as president and CEO of the Asia Pacific…