• New Images Show How Zika Devastates A Fetus’ Brain
  • Big Soda Spends Millions On ‘Unethical’ San Francisco Area Ads Fighting Drink Taxes
  • Are drug companies overcharging?
  • Polls: Tight in North Carolina while Trump tops in Arizona
  • How To Fill In, Shape, Tweeze, Trim, And Transform Your Eyebrows
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New Images Show How Zika Devastates A Fetus’ Brain

New research that documents the devastating effects of Zika virus in early pregnancy shows just how destructive the disease can be to a growing fetus. The new study, which was published in the journal Radiology, contains the largest collection to date of brain scans in fetuses and newborns with Zika virus. It details the different kinds of brain abnormalities that can occur in a developing fetus, causing the birth defect microcephaly. …

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Big Soda Spends Millions On ‘Unethical’ San Francisco Area Ads Fighting Drink Taxes

SAN FRANCISCO — The beverage industry is spending millions to fight Bay Area proposals that would tax sugary drinks. Meanwhile, vastly outspent supporters of soda taxes are wielding new data they say shows taxes reduce consumption of drinks linked to childhood obesity and diabetes.  As the region once again becomes a battleground over soda and sugary drinks, residents in San Francisco, Oakland and the small city of Albany will vote separately…

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Maharashtra leads again in domestic adoptions – Times of India

Maharashtra has been the leading state in domestic adoptions of children in India for the past three years even as the number of domestic adoptions has been steadily declining in recent years. Read more: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Maharashtra-leads-again-in-domestic-adoptions/articleshow/53590781.cms Recommended ProductsAdd-on Lite Package for Lifetime.Hosting Now that you’ve stopped paying your hosting providers provider, why not stop paying for SSL certificates and monthly backup protection.LANDING PAGE MONKEY – ANNUAL PASS EXCLUSIVE DEAL – GET…

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Are drug companies overcharging?

(CNN)How much profit should drug companies make? The question might seem a little abstract, something that belongs in a business journal. But it’s one that is increasingly affecting all of us. That was abundantly clear in the wake of the latest price hike controversy to hit the headlines. Drug company Mylan has raised the price for EpiPen, which it bought nine years ago, from less than $100 in 2009 to…

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Polls: Tight in North Carolina while Trump tops in Arizona

Washington (CNN)Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are neck and neck in North Carolina, a state solidifying its position as a perennial presidential election battleground, while Trump holds a 5-point lead in the traditionally GOP-tilting state of Arizona, according to new CNN/ORC battleground state polls. Trump is the choice of 43% of registered voters in Arizona, while Clinton stands at 38%, followed by Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson at 12% and Green…

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How To Fill In, Shape, Tweeze, Trim, And Transform Your Eyebrows

How To Fill In, Shape, Tweeze, Trim, And Transform Your Eyebrows

Brow down. View this image › Lauren Zaser for BuzzFeed Life / Via Jenny Chang for BuzzFeed Design 2. Joey Healy is one of the foremost eyebrow specialists in New York. He knows that eyebrows are not “one size fits all.” View this image › Lauren Zaser for BuzzFeed Photo Healy’s been transforming brows unique to each person for years. Here, he shares his best tips for making over your…

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Heroin laced with elephant tranquilizer hits the streets

(CNN)The American heroin epidemic has become more dangerous, as reports of heroin laced with carfentanil are being reported throughout the country. Carfentanil is the most potent opioid used commercially, 10,000 times stronger than morphine. It is a version or analogue of fentanyl, the painkiller that most recently made headlines with its role in the death of pop star Prince. See the latest news and share your comments with CNN Health…

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How Antonio Weiss Brokered The Only Major Economic Policy To Pass Congress This Year

The creditor told Antonio Weiss, who would become the point person on the island’s fiscal crisis, that the Puerto Rico government should simply eliminate some waste and cut a certain number of jobs to pay back its debt. Don’t bet on Congress helping, the creditor said. Puerto Rico is home to 3.5 million Americans. At the center of those negotiations, and in countless meetings with lawmakers, labor unions, Puerto Rican…

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Victims’ families in north-east hail AFSPA directive

Victims’ families in north-east hail AFSPA directive

Human rights activists and family members of the 1,528 missing persons have welcomed the Friday’s Supreme Court directive regarding 62 missing persons. Meihoubam Rakesh, director of the Human Rights Read more: http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/victims-families-in-northeast-hail-afspa-directive/article8825014.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication Recommended ProductsMexico Cash Machine How to create windfalls of cash on demand using the same strategy I used to make over $10k while on vacation in Mexico with almost no internet connection.Stock Media Monster V1 Are You Ready…

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Police Killing Of Deaf Motorist Prompts Calls For Better Law Enforcement Training

Community members in Charlotte, North Carolina, say police officers’ poor communication skills are to blame for the shooting death of a 29-year-old motorist who had hearing and speech impairments.  Daniel Kevin Harris was driving near his Charlotte home on Thursday when a North Carolina state trooper fatally shot him. Trooper Jermaine Saunders attempted to pull Harris over for speeding but Harris allegedly fled, prompting a 7-mile chase, the Charlotte Observer reports,…

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A longer commute could hurt your health, add to your waistline

(CNN)If someone told you their journey to work took them one hour, how would you react? Would you envy the brevity of their commute, nod in agreement with mutual respect, or retract in horror at the thought of losing so much of the day? See the latest news and share your comments with CNN Health on Facebook and Twitter. “First and foremost, we need to get people adopting a more…

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This Strange Mayfly Emergence In Wisconsin Is Nightmarish. And Really, Really Big.

This Strange Mayfly Emergence In Wisconsin Is Nightmarish. And Really, Really Big.

If you’re not familiar with mayflies, they are a typed of winged insect that has a relatively short lifespan. They look like a cross between a fly and a mosquito… and sometimes they find ways to terrify entire towns. Mayflies mate in such a way where all the mayflies in a population will mature at once. This “hatch” will occur for a day or two. Mayflies (and chaos, naturally) will…

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A clue in Prince’s death could have big consequences

(CNN)In an important new clue, investigators probing Prince’s death have found that pills found at his compound at Paisley Park were mislabeled, according to the Minneapolis Star Tribune. The newspaper cited a source who said the pills contained fentanyl — the drug that killed the performer — but were wrongly labeled as hydrocodone. The pills may have been mislabeled by a pharmaceutical manufacturer, or the pills may have been illegally…

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Communal violence deprive minorities of their sense of belonging: SC

Communal violence deprive minorities of their sense of belonging: SC

Religious minorities are “as much children of the soil as the majority” and nothing should be done by the majority community to deprive them of a sense of belonging, of a feeling of security, the Sup Read more: http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/communal-violence-deprive-minorities-of-their-sense-of-belonging-sc/article8941209.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication Recommended ProductsThe Traffic Monopoly Go Pro – UNLIMITED Discounts *MASTER* Rolodex With Over 391 (and counting…) Instant, Highly Targeted, PROVEN, Tried and Tested Traffic Sources With More Discounted Rates…plus SUPERCHARGE your…

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Here’s Another Reason To Be Worried About Bottled Water

The bottled water industry is in the midst of a banner year. Bottled water sales are set to outstrip soda sales in the U.S. for the first time since the Beverage Marketing Corporation began tracking the industry in the 1970s, according data the firm released earlier this month.  On one hand, this could be viewed as a public health victory, especially since industry leaders say rising health concerns linked with the consumption…

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A Missouri Cop Allegedly Forced People In Drug Treatment To Work As Informants

A high-profile Missouri narcotics enforcement officer routinely forced patients in a court-mandated drug treatment program to work as undercover informants or face severe legal consequences, a federal lawsuit filed earlier this month alleges. Kenneth Allen and Jan Allen are plaintiffs in the suit filed Aug. 1 in the U.S. District Court in St. Louis. They previously operated the Meramec Recovery Center, which served as the primary service provider for the…

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The Gordon Gekko period: Donald Trump’s lucrative and controversial time as an activist investor

New York (CNN)At the height of the US economic boom in the 1980s, there was one clear star of Wall Street: the corporate raider, high-flying takeover artists registering big headlines and even bigger paydays. Naturally, real estate magnate Donald Trump wanted in on the game. For Trump, his brief period as an activist investor of sorts was a lucrative turn in his career — at one point netting him more…

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The new birthers: Debunking the Hillary Clinton health conspiracy

(CNN)From Donald Trump and his top surrogates to the right-wing media and its engine rooms of outrage in the blogosphere, Hillary Clinton’s opponents are ramping up efforts to sow doubt over the candidate’s health. The campaign — which goes back years — has escalated to shouting over the summer, as Trump spiraled in the polls while mostly failing to connect with voters outside his base demographic. Now, as the race…

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These 27 Animals Know Exactly What Makes Them Beautiful. And They Flaunt It.

These 27 Animals Know Exactly What Makes Them Beautiful. And They Flaunt It.

If the animal kingdom had its own version of Facebook, these adorable animals would never have to worry about un-tagging any unflattering photos. The natural beauties were clearly born to be in front of a camera! Somehow, they’re naturally photogenic (and way more than I’ll ever be). I hope your confidence isn’t easily shaken…  1.) This divine duck. Blaze Press 2.) This hunky hound. Blaze Press 3.) This marvelous moose. Blaze Press…

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‘Bagpipe lung’ fungi kills piper, doctors say

(CNN)Whether playing a wind instrument is your hobby or your job, you may want to watch out for “bagpipe lung.” The term, dubbed in a case study published Monday in the journal Thorax, refers to cases when molds and fungi lurking inside bagpipes potentially trigger the development of hypersensitivity pneumonitis, which is similar to pneumonia. See the latest news and share your comments with CNN Health on Facebook and Twitter….

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Most People Think These Things Are True... But They're Very, Very Wrong.

Most People Think These Things Are True… But They’re Very, Very Wrong.

Learning new things can be fun, but sometimes you’ll come across new pieces of information that will debunk certain things you accepted as facts. There are lots of inaccuracies or misconceptions that people swear are the gospel truth (but they’re wrong). It can be annoying to find out that you’ve been wrong for years, but it’s probably better for you in the long run to learn which “facts” are actually horrible untruths…

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Home Depot employees craft custom walker for 2-year-old Texas boy with special needs | Fox News

Silus Johnson, 2, tries out brand-new, custom-made walker built by some North Texas Home Depot employees. (Fox4 Dallas) Some generous Home Depot employees have made life a little easier for a 2-year-old North Texas boy with special needs. Silus Johnson has a genetic disorder called Norrie Disease that has left him blind and with low muscle tone, Fox4 Dallas reports. Regular walkers are just too small for him, so employees…

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These Billboards Will Help You Learn About The World Around You. Trust Us.

These Billboards Will Help You Learn About The World Around You. Trust Us.

Science World is an educational magazine that just can’t keep their facts to themselves. “We can explain” is their slogan and when you take a look at their informational billboards, you’ll really hope that’s true. I know I would love to find out how we eat 430 bugs every year. Yeah, these are those kind of facts. Take a look! (via The Meta Picture) Woah, my brain is filled with…

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17 Magical Spots To Escape To In London

17 Magical Spots To Escape To In London

Off the beaten path. View this image › BuzzFeed / Flickr: garryknight / Flickr: londonlooks We recently asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to share their favourite secret spot in London. Here’s what they said: View this image › BuzzFeed 1. St James Park View this image › Flickr: garryknight Closest station: St James ParkBudget: Free entry “There’s this willow tree in St James’s park near Buckingham Palace that has…

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