Health

Health officials urge residents to test for radon

Health officials urge residents to test for radon

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency estimates 21,000 Americans die each year from radon-caused lung cancer, killing more people than secondhand smoke, drunk driving, house fires and unintentional carbon monoxide poisoning combined. The risk to smokers increases significantly when living in a high-radon environment, such as our area. Options for remediation of radon in the home are available at the CDPH Indoor Radon Program .


Iran clamps down on civil unrest by blocking internet services

Iran clamps down on civil unrest by blocking internet services

It is said that authorities have temporarily banned these services in Iran to maintain Peace . Iranian authorities have previously permitted Telegram because of the messaging service's use of local (closed) content delivery networks, a technical decision that has attracted both concern and calls for greater transparency from human rights advocates.


Playoff loss to Jaguars should end Tyrod Taylor era in Buffalo

Playoff loss to Jaguars should end Tyrod Taylor era in Buffalo

Behind Bortles, the Jaguars finished fifth in the National Football League in time of possession, one spot lower than the Steelers. It was a disappointing end to a promising season. On the ground, Leonard Fournette rushed for 56 yards on 22 attempts. Not that it mattered because the Jaguars went backwards three yards, and Doug Marrone punted from the 38.


Packers announce coaching changes on defense

Packers announce coaching changes on defense

While the team has not made a formal announcement about the departure of veteran defensive coordinator Dom Capers , Murphy said McCarthy has the go-ahead to search for a replacement without waiting for a new GM. All told, that's an astonishing amount of change for a franchise that'd made eight straight trips to the postseason, reached four NFC Championship Games and hasn't seen a staff shakeup even close to this since it last missed the playoffs in 2008 - as well as one with a two-time ...


Bear attack in Southwest Florida leaves man with serious wounds

Bear attack in Southwest Florida leaves man with serious wounds

He soon realized there was a four-foot tall bear standing next to him! It was just as scary as you can imagine'. "It felt like somebody punch me", he said. Adding, 'It could've been a totally different story '. 'And like I said, she's had three cubs around with her '. Doughnuts have been placed in the traps because it's candies that attract the bears.


Nearly 15% of A&E patients wait over four hours

Nearly 15% of A&E patients wait over four hours

It continues: "The NHS is severely and chronically underfunded". It said it is now impossible to meet the standards set out in the NHS constitution alongside fully recovering performance targets, consistently maintaining high-quality patient care, investing in the NHS's capital requirements, and joining up services to deliver 21 century care.