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Fisherman almost dies after Dover sole jumps down his throat

Fisherman almost dies after Dover sole jumps down his throat

A fisherman’s prank almost killed him after the Dover sole he had just caught jumped down his throat when he posed with it over his mouth. The 14cm (5.5in) fish completely blocked the 28-year-old’s airway, stopping him from breathing and causing him to go into cardiac arrest. Paramedic Matt Harrison says after arriving at the scene, he knew that he ... Read More »

Mum Warns Others After Baby Burned By Phone Charger (Photo)

Mum Warns Others After Baby Burned By Phone Charger (Photo)

A mother has shared images of an electrical burn left on her daughter’s mouth after she sucked on a switched-on phone charger. Courtney N Davis, from Kentucky, posted the alarming images on Facebook in a bid to warn other parents about the potential hazard from the everyday object. She made the accident public after sharing the story with a “mum ... Read More »

Massive Hole Has Opened Up in Antarctica (Report)

Mysterious giant hole cracks open in Antarctica, Report

A mysterious hole the size of Maine has opened up in Antarctica, stumping scientists who have no clue how it formed. “It looks like you just punched a hole in the ice,” explained University of Toronto Mississauga professor Kent Moore. The hole has an area of approximately 80,000 square kilometers (30,000 square miles), and is as large as Lake Superior, ... Read More »

SpaceX puts 10 next generation satellites into orbit (Video)

SpaceX puts 10 next generation satellites into orbit (Video)

SpaceX launched 10 communication satellites into Earth low orbit on Monday, then watched its spent Falcon 9 first-stage rocket booster stick a landing on a drone ship in the Pacific Ocean. The launch was the first of two planned this week by SpaceX. Today’s Falcon 9 lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California at 5:37 a.m. PT, loaded ... Read More »

Three people found dead in Nanaimo house fire, Police

Three people found dead in Nanaimo house fire, Police

A house fire in Nanaimo Tuesday afternoon led to the discovery of three bodies inside, local officials confirm. On Tuesday night, RCMP confirmed that the bodies were those of two adults and a seven-year-old girl. “This is a terrible tragedy to hit our community,” said Cpl. Jon Stuart. “We are working with the fire department to investigate this incident.” Read More »

Scientists Find Women Make Better Surgeons Than Men

Scientists Find Women Make Better Surgeons Than Men

Patients operated on by female surgeons have slightly lower death rates than those treated by men, study suggests. A new research in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) found a small but significant reduction in death rates of 12% for those patients treated by women compared with men. However, the study cannot establish cause and effect, and the researchers stress that ... Read More »

Dealing with an Employee Suffering from Depression

Dealing with an Employee Suffering from Depression

Today is World Mental Health Day and according to the World Health Organization (WHO), on a global scale, more than 300 million people suffer from depression and more than 260 million have anxiety disorders, many of whom live with both. For many employers it is now second nature to consider their employees over all health, but in recent years tackling ... Read More »

Ibuprofen better than ‘morphine’ for childrens after minor surgery

Ibuprofen better than morphine for childrens after minor surgery

Ibuprofen has fewer adverse effects and may be better than oral morphine for pain relief in children after minor orthopaedic outpatient surgery, according to a study published online today in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. “This result suggests that adequate pain management should be an important goal of care, even after minor outpatient surgery, and that more effective pharmacologic and ... Read More »

Gigantic “Tree Lobsters” Not Extinct After All, Says New Study

Gigantic “Tree Lobsters” Not Extinct After All, Says New Study

Scientists identify the Lord Howe Island stick insect on the remains of a large volcano in the Tasman Sea between Australia and New Zealand. In the 1960s, rock climbers on Ball’s Pyramid, a small, isolated volcanic stack located in the Tasman Sea, discovered a treasure that would mark the beginning of an incredible story of survival. The treasure was the ... Read More »

75 percent of World’s Honey Laced With Pesticides

75 percent of World's Honey Laced With Pesticides

Scientists have foundtraces of neonicotinoid chemicals in honey samples taken from numerous bee populations across the world, according to a recent study in the journal Science. Researchers tested around 200 samples of honey gathered from all over the world, except Antarctica. The results were startling, as they discovered high pesticides levels. Leading the way in honey pesticide contamination is North ... Read More »