Health


Dozens Dead in Siberia from Drinking Bath Oil: How Methanol Kills

All of the dead people drank a bath lotion called Boyaryshnik - made using alcohol-containing hawthorn. Investigators in Irkutsk, a city of around 6,000 people around 2,600 miles (4184.29 km) east of Moscow , said in a statement they had detained two people suspected of distributing the bath oil.



Inventor of the Heimlich manoeuvre dies at 96

He graduated from the present-day Weill Cornell Medical College in 1943, earning a degree in medicine. The son of a social worker in NY state, Heimlich in 1974 was director of surgery at Jewish Hospital in Cincinnati, where he developed the emergency treatment that bears his name.


S. Korea to begin trial of impeached president's confidante

S. Korea to begin trial of impeached president's confidante

Park was impeached on December 9 by the National Assembly on corruption charges linked to Choi Soon-sil, with the Constitutional Court now reviewing the legitimacy of the motion. Prosecutors have painted Choi as the mastermind of a plot to pressure 16 companies to donate a total of $65.6 million (15.86 million euros) to create two foundations that would then support Park's initiatives.


Chance The Rapper Amazes With Soulful Performances On Saturday Night Live

Chance The Rapper Amazes With Soulful Performances On Saturday Night Live

Chance the Rapper celebrated the last Christmas under Barack Obama - and, possibly, the last Christmas ever - in a Saturday Night Live sketch inspired by Run D.M.C. Jesus even appears to break dance on the dance floor - and Chance expresses surprise that he might be a Democrat. The duo also predicted imminent doom after Trump's inauguration, rapping, "Kids enjoy the presents, while you can, 'cause next year you might get a bomb from Iran".


Indian firing kills civilian, says Pakistan

Indian firing kills civilian, says Pakistan

Nakyal SHO Sardar Iftekhar confirmed the incident and casualties and said the wounded children included five girls and three boys. According to ISPR, one civilian embraced martyrdom and four school children were injured when Indian troops violating ceasefire sanctity targeted a school van at LoC in Nakial sector today.



Abortion Doesn't Cause Mental Health Issues, Says Study

Diana Greene Foster told the Cut. Studies have weighed in with different conclusions on the mental health impacts of abortion, though their rigor has been hotly debated. But, he wrote, "it seems unexceptionable to conclude that some women come to regret their choice to abort the infant life they once created and sustained".