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CDC Announces January Briefing on Precautions in Event of Nuclear Detonation

CDC Announces January Briefing on Precautions in Event of Nuclear Detonation

The sessions are titled "Preparing for the Unthinkable", "Using Data and Decision Aids to Drive Response Efforts", " Public Health Resources to Meet Critical Components of Preparedness", and "Roadmap to Radiation Preparedness". When the "unthinkable" becomes "thinkable", we enter a new, risky world where using nuclear weapons is no longer a last desperate option, but rather an integral part of war fighting.


Netflix's 'Bright' Sequel is Officially Happening, Without Max Landis

Netflix's 'Bright' Sequel is Officially Happening, Without Max Landis

The company confirmed today that it is expanding the franchise, although original writer Max Landis will not be involved with the project. " Bright " - a fantasy cop flick starring Will Smith - is Netflix's most expensive original film to date, with an estimated $90 million budget.


Average gas prices in 2018 the highest since 2014

Average gas prices in 2018 the highest since 2014

Prices will rise sharply from winter to spring due to seasonal changes. Nearly every metropolitan area surveyed across Texas saw gas price averages increase compared to last week. "After taking into consideration all of the above, GasBuddy analysts constructed this forecast for the Canadian average price of gasoline, month-by-month, for 2018".


Face Yoga could be the answer to looking younger

Face Yoga could be the answer to looking younger

The exercises involved learning 32 different facial expressions, which were each held for about a minute. The findings - by Dr. Murad Alam , a professor of dermatology at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, IL, and colleagues - were recently published in JAMA Dermatology .


United States cancer death rates are dropping

United States cancer death rates are dropping

Brawley, MD, chief medical officer of the American Cancer Society, said in a statement. Since then, cancer-related deaths have gone down by more than 26-percent. Racial inequalities varied across states. Mortality rates remain 31 percent higher in blacks than in whites under 65. The decline has resulted in 2.3 million fewer cancer deaths from a peak of 215.1 per 100,000 people in 1991 to 158.6 per 100,000 in 2015, according to Cancer Facts and Figures 2018 , published Thursday in the ...


Men are getting their penises WHITENED in freaky new trend

Men are getting their penises WHITENED in freaky new trend

But even so, when a clip of a clinic's latest intriguing procedure was posted online, it quickly went viral. " I wanted to feel more confident in my swimming briefs ", one patient who had his penis whitened told the BBC's Thai service. The clinic uses lasers to break down the melanin into the skin and the process costs $ 650 for five sessions. They warn possible side effects include pain, inflammation and scars.