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Post-brunch surge in avocado-related injuries prompts safety concerns

Post-brunch surge in avocado-related injuries prompts safety concerns

According to The Times , there has been an increase in avocado-related injuries. It's not only wildly painful, but there are also tendons in your hand which can require surgery and rehabilitation to fix. At St Thomas's hospital, staff have told of a "post-brunch surge" on Saturdays, with record numbers of people admitting themselves to A&E with injured hands.


Norton Shores police officer killed in crash

Norton Shores police officer killed in crash

The Norton Shores Police Department says the officer was 34-year-old Jonathon Ginka, a 10-year veteran of the department. Firefighters freed Ginka from the wreckage. A Norton Shores Police officer died Wednesday after a crash involving his cruiser while on duty. "He was a highly decorated veteran, and will truly be missed", Gale said during a press conference.


Smiling can make you look older

Smiling can make you look older

The findings clash with society's association between smiling and youth, especially in advertising, said Melvyn Goodale, director of the Brain and Mind Institute at Western, who co-authored the study with Tzvi Ganel from Ben-Gurion University in Israel.



James Comey's farewell letter to his Federal Bureau of Investigation colleagues, annotated

Congressman Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, said he did not see the firing of FBI Director James Comey coming. Atty. Charles E. Grassley (R-Iowa), chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, said Wednesday he did not think McCabe should run the Federal Bureau of Investigation even for the short term because of a Justice Department inspector general's inquiry into whether McCabe should have avoided involvement in his wife's political campaign in Virginia a ...


ICE announces largest anti-gang operation ever; 1300 arrested

ICE announces largest anti-gang operation ever; 1300 arrested

She added that three were arrested on criminal charges and two on non-criminal immigration violations. "Gangs threaten the safety of our communities, not just in major metropolitan areas but in our suburbs and rural areas, too", Acting ICE Director Thomas Homan said in a statement.


One in three drugs have safety concerns after FDA approval

One in three drugs have safety concerns after FDA approval

What do you do? Biologics are usually more complicated than pharmaceutical drugs. And Vioxx might not be alone. Nearly one in three newly approved drugs in the United States turns out to have a safety issue after it is allowed on the market, USA researchers said Tuesday.