Health


United CEO did exactly the right thing, former American Airlines CEO says

In an interview with GMA, Munoz said he apologized to the passenger - identified Tuesday as Dr. David Dao - and promised that nothing similar would happen on a United Airlines flight again. As a final resort, the airline made a decision to select passengers to deplane. The Chicago Department of Aviation said it did not condone the officer's actions and that they were not in keeping with standard operating procedure.


'General Hospital' Actor Peter Hansen Dies at 95

'General Hospital' Actor Peter Hansen Dies at 95

Born on December 5, 1921 in Oakland, California, Hansen served as a United States Marine Corps aviator in the South Pacific during World War II before pursuing an acting career. His character began as Port Charles' "go-to" attorney but eventually served as Mayor of Port Charles and on the GH Board of Directors. He appeared on GH first from 1965-1976, then a second time between 1977 and 1986.


Pill could help offer smokers best chance of quitting

Pill could help offer smokers best chance of quitting

THERE are more than 1,000 studies proving that vaping or smoking e-cigarette is less harmful than tobacco or cigarette smoking, and is an effective tool in promoting smoking cessation, an expert said. However, it also says this is a relatively new combination of interventions - and any potential implications of widespread uptake need to be considered as part of the development of clinical practice guidelines and national health policy.



April the giraffe showing 'extra discharge and swell'

Tim, April's vet, reported Monday night. April and Oliver have also been enjoying their new enrichment toys, the park reports. However, it appeared to be a false sign as the zookeepers even claim April to be joking because of her fake labor alarms.


Patient's Last Wish Granted: a Cigarette and a Glass of Wine

Patient's Last Wish Granted: a Cigarette and a Glass of Wine

Nurses in Denmark benevolently broke their hospital's regulations last week to grant a 75-year-old man his dying wish. Staff then made a decision to wheel Mr. Of course, they were relatives also affected by the fact that he was going to die, and they were sad. Smoking is not permitted at the hospital but staff decided they would break the rules and permit Hansen to enjoy a smoke on the balcony.


Special ed. teacher being investigated for offensive tweets

Special ed. teacher being investigated for offensive tweets

A former Miss Montana beauty pageant victor who now teaches special education has landed in hot water over a string of snarky tweets making fun of her students and their parents. In another, she posted an image of a text exchange showing someone saying they wanted "attention" as their Christmas gift, then wrote, "Basically all my students".