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Mom “horrified” after child consumes vapour fluid found on school grounds

Mom "horrified" after child consumes vapour fluid found on school grounds

A New Brunswick mother says her nine-year-old daughter was hospitalized after consuming e-cigarette fluids from a brightly labelled “Unicorn Milk” bottle. Lea L’Hoir told the CBC that on Monday, her daughter found the bottle of “Unicorn Milk” on the playground at school. Because of the fanciful labeling and the strawberry scent, her daughter and friends ingested a few drops of ... Read More »

Hackers publish naked photos from cosmetic surgery clinic, Report

Hackers publish naked photos from cosmetic surgery clinic

Hackers have published naked photos of thousands of plastic surgery patients who had work done at a Lithuanian clinic, it has been reported. Local authorities said more than 25,000 private photos and pieces of personal information from the Kaunas-based Grozio Chirurgija clinics were published on the internet One of the victims is reportedly the woman with the biggest breasts in ... Read More »

Researchers Say That Chocolate is Great For Your Heart! (Study)

Researchers Say That Chocolate is Great For Your Heart!

A new study, published in the journal Heart, has found that people who eat chocolate regularly may actually have a lower risk of developing atrial fibrillation – a condition that causes an irregular and often abnormally fast heart rate. The research, led by epidemiologists from Harvard University, looked at the relationship between chocolate consumption and the occurrence of an often-fatal ... Read More »

US Girl Temporarily Paralyzed After Undetected Tick Bite (Video)

US Girl Temporarily Paralyzed After Undetected Tick Bite (Video)

A couple in Oregon recorded the terrifying moments after their daughter experienced partial paralysis from a tick bite. According to a Facebook post, they rushed her to the hospital where they quickly learned the cause of her illness was an American Dog Tick latched onto the girl’s head. Her parents never even knew it was there. Experts said tick paralysis ... Read More »

Researchers identify FORTY new ‘intelligence genes’

Researchers identify FORTY new 'intelligence genes'

Researchers have discovered over 50 new genes relating to intelligence—a finding that gives us a far better insight into the “genetic architecture of intelligence” and how this relates to IQ. The genes – including 40 totally new discoveries – also correlate with traits such as smoking cessation, skull volume, height, and other disparate factors, reports the team from Vrije Universiteit ... Read More »

Turn off TV while eating to lose weight, Says New Study

Turn off TV while eating to lose weight, Says New Study

Not having lunch at your desk and switching off the TV while eating could be the key to losing weight, says new study. Researchers from the University of North Carolina analysed data from 80 people who said they were ready to lose weight at the start of the study. The results showed that, after 15 weeks, those in the mindful ... Read More »

Chris Cornell: American rock singer Cornell commits suicide in Detroit

Chris Cornell: American rock singer Cornell commits suicide in Detroit

Lead singer of the bands Soundgarden and Audioslave, Chris Cornell died at the age of 52 in Detroit. The Associated Press reports that the police are investigating the death as a possible suicide. Two Detroit newspapers had earlier cited a police spokesman Cornell was found with “a band around his neck.” A different Detroit Police spokesman, Michael Woody, told The ... Read More »

Pop star Katy Perry to join ABC’s ‘American Idol’ reboot

Pop star Katy Perry to join ABC's 'American Idol' reboot

The news is now official, and it’s every bit as surprising as it was when it was first rumored: Katy Perry will be an American Idol judge. At today’s upfront presentation at David Geffen Hall in New York City, ABC Entertainment President Channing Dungey announced that Grammy- and Emmy-nominated music luminary Katy Perry is set to judge the next generation ... Read More »