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Turning 18 and Turning to Breast Reduction Surgery
22 May 2015 at 11:20am
Like most teenage girls, Mackenzie Langan loves to shop, but those shopping trips used to often end in tears. Mackenzie, a high school senior, is petite, standing at about 5 feet tall. ?But like I have back pain, I have shoulder pain, I have like swelling on my shoulders.
Presumed Dead, Man Starts Moving on the Way to Morgue
22 May 2015 at 11:20am
The 46-year-old man's name has not been made public, but the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office report says that he wasn't alive in two days when his girlfriend called police to check on him because she was unable to reach him. The fire department arrived at his apartment shortly after noon on Tuesday with the building manager and found the man "cold to the touch and in rigor," according to the report obtained by ABC News. Someone arrived from the medical examiner's office at 1 p.m. and noted that the man was found at the foot of the bed, lying on his right side.
The Secret to Weight Loss Isn't What You Think
22 May 2015 at 11:04am
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Clinton attacks Republicans over Ex-Im Bank in New Hampshire
22 May 2015 at 10:58am
By Jonathan Allen and David Lawder HAMPTON, N.H./WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Hillary Clinton on Friday voiced strong support for keeping the U.S. Export-Import Bank open and accused Republican opponents who want to close the export-promoting lender of putting American jobs at risk. Clinton, the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016, said it would be "wrong" to dismantle the bank because it helps U.S. businesses sell goods in a fiercely competitive global market. "The idea that we would remove this relatively small, but vital funding for our businesses to compete is absolutely backwards," Clinton said at a New Hampshire craft brewery, where she met with small business owners.
Monsanto's move on Syngenta could mean move away from glyphosate
22 May 2015 at 10:52am
Monsanto Co, the world's largest seed company, is also known for the popularity of its Roundup herbicide, a weedkiller beloved by farmers and homeowners alike for its speed and deadly assault on tough weeds. The key ingredient in Roundup is glyphosate, the world's most widely used weed-killing agent.
Cholera epidemic hits 3,000 Burundi refugees in Tanzania: U.N.
22 May 2015 at 10:46am
By Stephanie Nebehay and Goran Tomasevic GENEVA/BUJUMBURA (Reuters) - About 3,000 refugees fleeing political turmoil in Burundi have been infected in a cholera epidemic in neighboring Tanzania, the United Nations said on Friday, stoking fears of a growing humanitarian crisis in Africa's Great Lakes. Up to 400 new cases of the deadly disease were emerging every day, the U.N.'s refugee agency UNHCR said, mainly in Tanzania's Kagunga peninsula where tens of thousands of Burundians have taken refuge, often in squalid conditions. Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza's decision last month to stand for a third term has triggered protests, a failed coup and sent refugees, many from Burundi's Tutsi minority, into Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Tobacco firms get partial win over claims on smoking effects
22 May 2015 at 10:30am
WASHINGTON (AP) ? America's largest tobacco companies must inform consumers that cigarettes were designed to increase addiction, but not that they lied to the public about the dangers of smoking, a federal appeals court ruled on Friday.
Two killed in grenade attack in Burundi capital
22 May 2015 at 10:22am
BUJUMBURA (Reuters) - Two people were killed when three grenades went off in a market in the Burundi capital on Friday, a Reuters witness said. The witness said at least nine people were wounded in the evening incident. (Reporting by Njuwa Maina; writing by George Obulutsa; editing by Andrew Roche)
Ebola-free Liberia allowed to host internationals
22 May 2015 at 10:21am
Liberia can host international soccer matches again after being declared free of the deadly Ebola virus, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) said on Friday. CAF, however, said the bans on Guinea and Sierra Leone would remain in place. Liberia was earlier this month declared Ebola-free by the World Health Organisation (WHO), who wrote to CAF to suggest international football could safely resume.
Soccer-Ebola-free Liberia allowed to host internationals
22 May 2015 at 10:20am
(Adds details) * Liberia declared Ebola-free on May 9 * Sierra Leone and Guinea still barred from hosting games CAPE TOWN, May 22 (Reuters) - Liberia can host international soccer matches again after being declared free of the deadly Ebola virus, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) said on Friday. CAF, however, said the bans on Guinea and Sierra Leone would remain in place. Liberia was earlier this month declared Ebola-free by the World Health Organisation (WHO), who wrote to CAF to suggest international football could safely resume.
This Man Lost 100 Pounds By Eating At One Restaurant
22 May 2015 at 10:04am
Could surrounding yourself with healthy food be the key to weight loss? It certainly was in this man's case. Lucas Weaver, whose story was originally told by CNN, weighed 289 pounds in 2011. Although he was overweight and a little shy, Weaver was doing well for himself. He had just enrolled in community college where had a 4.0 GPA, and he was...
Florida Mom Jailed Over Circumcision Dispute Agrees to Procedure
22 May 2015 at 10:00am
Heather Hironimus spent a week in jail.
Guinea families transport bodies in public taxis
22 May 2015 at 9:37am
CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) ? Relatives of Ebola victims are transporting their bodies on public transportation in Guinea, seating the corpses upright between other passengers to skirt health controls and contributing to the spread of the deadly disease here, authorities said.
Mother stands in at graduation of son killed in prom night crash
22 May 2015 at 9:34am
A Chicago area woman whose 18-year-old son was killed in an alleged drunk-driving crash after his high-school prom last weekend wore his cap and gown at his graduation in a tribute to him. Along with Dunigan's father, she received a special plaque with his diploma, awards and a graduation ticket. "She got a standing innovation, a lot of tears, a great deal of cheers," said Dwayne Evans, principal of the school in the south Chicago suburb of Calumet City.
Young children risk scald burns from baths, playing in the kitchen
22 May 2015 at 9:29am
Identifying the most common sources of scald burns among very young children can help caretakers learn to prevent these accidents waiting to happen, researchers say. ?I wanted to make sure we had a good understanding of how scald burns take place as we developed the scald prevention program,? said Wendy Shields, who led the study. Shields and colleagues at the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, Maryland, are preparing an intervention for new mothers to teach them about scald burn risks.