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Watching a hockey match may stress the heart, a new study reveals

Watching a hockey match may stress the heart, a new study reveals

Watching a sports match can stress your heart just as much as playing in the game itself, suggests a small new study in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology. Scientists found that people’s pulses increased by 75 percent when they watched a hockey game on television and by 110% when watching one in person—equivalent to the cardiac stress of vigorous exercise. ... Read More »

US mom jailed for ignoring deal to vaccinate son, Report

US mom jailed for ignoring deal to vaccinate son

A Michigan mother’s anti-vaccination stance put her behind bars on Wednesday. Rebecca Bredow was sentenced to seven days in jail after she refused to vaccinate her 9-year-old son. An Oakland County judge ordered Bredow to jail because she violated an agreement with her ex-husband to vaccinate their son. Bredow said she opted for waivers available under Michigan state law, which ... Read More »

A Strict Diet of Lamb and Cheerios Leads to Boy’s Vision Loss

A Strict Diet of Lamb and Cheerios Leads to Boy's Vision Loss

One boy’s vision problems and odd changes to his eyes turned out to be caused by a highly restrictive diet, according to a new report of the boy’s case from Canada. According to a case report published October 2 in the JAMA Paediatrics, when the doctor examined the boy, the outer layers of the child’s eyes were very dry. This ... Read More »

Two Canadians among 58 killed in Las Vegas mass shooting

Two Canadians among 58 killed in Las Vegas mass shooting

Two Canadians — Jordan McIldoon from BC and Jessica Klymchuk from Alberta — are two of the 58 people killed in a mass shooting on Sunday night in Las Vegas. Jordan McIldoon, 23, of Maple Ridge, British Colombia province was among the 58 people killed when a gunman opened fired on a large crowd near the end of an outdoor ... Read More »

Who Is Stephen Paddock: The Las Vegas Shooting Suspect?

Who Is Stephen Paddock: The Las Vegas Shooting Suspect?

Stephen Paddock, 64, was named by police as the perpetrator of the shooting on Sunday night. Where was he from? Paddock was described as a local resident by police, with a home in Mesquite, Nevada, about an hour northeast of Las Vegas. His residence was reported as 1372 Babbling Brook Court, in a retirement community called Sun City Mesquite. He ... Read More »

Fifty arrests during a march of neo-nazi in Sweden

Fifty arrests during a march of neo-nazi in Sweden

Fifty people were arrested as neo-Nazis clashed with counter-protesters in Sweden’s second-largest city. Hundreds of NMR supporters in black-shirts and heavy black boots marched on Saturday, as membership in a Nazi organization remains legal in Sweden. Police and NMR members carrying shields clashed after marchers sought to take a route different than what had been planned, resulting in the arrests ... Read More »

Ella Ebaugh Wins $57M Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit

Ella Ebaugh Wins $57M Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit

Johnson & Johnson must pay a Pennsylvania woman $57 million. Ella Ebaugh, 51, was forced to undergo three surgeries after the mesh eroded into her urethra. Vaginal mesh, also known as pelvic mesh, is implanted into women who suffer with pelvic organ prolapse or urinary problems by surgeons. Ms Ebaugh was awarded her pay out after a jury in Philadelphia ... Read More »