United Airlines had the most animal deaths of all U.S. airlines two years in a row

April 28, 2017

… transports. The top animal deaths by airline for 2016 are as follows: United Airlines: 9 deaths, 14 injuries Delta Airlines: 5 deaths, 5 injuries American Airlines: 4 deaths, 1 injury Hawaiian Airlines: 3 deaths, 0 injuries Alaska Airlines: 2 deaths, 1 injury Skywest Airlines: 2 deaths, 1 injury ExpressJet: 1 death, 0 injuries In 2015, United Airlines once again had the highest number of animal deaths with 14 animals dying during transportation and eight sustaining injuries. …

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India facing another summer of deadly heat

April 25, 2017

… have introduced early warning systems, public awareness campaigns and increased training for medical professionals, according to Dileep Mavalankar, an expert at the India Institute of Public Health (IIPH). But he warned that the apparently lower figures for heat deaths in 2016 were likely a result of “gross under-reporting.” “There’s no systematic way of reporting a heatstroke death,” Mavalankar said. Anup Srivastava, a consultant with the Indian National …

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Steve Jobs Fast Facts

April 25, 2017

(CNN)Here is a look at the life of Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple Inc., maker of the Macintosh computer, the iPod, the iPhone and the iPad. death date: October 5, 2011 Birth place: San Francisco, California …

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The death row inmates Arkansas is rushing to execute

April 24, 2017

(CNN)The state of Arkansas will resume efforts this week to execute death row inmates before its supply of sedatives used in lethal injection expires. Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson scheduled eight executions in 11 days, the most in the shortest amount of time since capital punishment returned to the United States in the 1970s, creating a race against the clock and a tangled web of legal challenges. Hutchinson said it was necessary to follow the law and bring closure to victims’ families. …

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William and Harry talk to Kate about the impact of their mum’s death

April 22, 2017

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry have spoken candidly about the impact of Princess Diana’s death on the their mental health in a new film as part of their Heads Together campaign to end mental health stigma. In the film above streamed on Facebook Live on the Royal Family’s account the three royals talk about the various pressures they’ve experienced in life, and the importance of speaking openly about mental health. Prince Harry says he thinks people …

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How prisons keep their suicidal inmates on watch

April 20, 2017

… from the fourth floor of an Ohio courthouse in an apparent suicide, according to police. Hernandez was reportedly placed on suicide watch in 2015 after he was convicted for the murder of Odin Lloyd, for which he was serving a life sentence without the possibility of parole. But there has been no indication he was on suicide watch. An investigation into his death is ongoing. See the latest news and share your comments with CNN Health on Facebook and Twitter. The recent inmate …

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Lady Gaga FaceTimed Prince William to talk about the stigma surrounding mental health

April 20, 2017

… refreshingly honest about seeking counselling after his mother’s death “For me, waking up every day and feeling sad and going on stage is something that is very hard to describe. There’s a lot of shame attached to mental illness. You feel like something’s wrong with you,” Gaga told the prince. “I feel like we’re not hiding any more. We’re starting to talk. And that’s what we need to do really,” Gaga continued. Gaga told William that …

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Painter Barkley Hendricks Dies At 72

April 19, 2017

Jack Shainman, Hendricks gallery, released a statement confirming his death: It is with great sadness that we announce that Barkley L. Hendricks passed away this morning. He was 72 years old. He is survived by his wife Susan of 34 years. We have had the great honor of working with Barkley since 2005. He was a situational painter, documenting the world around him in vivid and highly detailed paintings that capture the distinctive personalities of his subjects. He was a true artists …

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Prince William says keeping a stiff upper lip can damage health – BBC News

April 18, 2017

… point”, which was his exposure to suicide – the biggest killer of men aged under 45 in the UK – through his work as an air ambulance pilot. Prince Harry ‘in total chaos’ over mother Diana’s death ‘Like Prince Harry, I blocked out my mum’s death’ He told Calm that while there might be a time and a place for the “stiff upper lip”, it should not be at the expense of people’s health. The duke highlighted the importance of …

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‘Diablo 3’s Necromancer class introduces the best companion ever: The Flesh Golem

April 17, 2017

… using a Grim Scythe primary attack, a close range secondary ability called death Nova, and Devour to regain all the essence used by death Nova: Explore enough and you’ll wind up at the doors of the Temple of the Firstborn, referring to the first Nephalem born from both and angel and a demon. The environment takes a sharp turn, turning from bubbling dread to aggressive in-your-face horror reminiscent of the Halls of Agony King Leoric’s torture chambers from Act I. Temple of the …

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Join an ‘Option B’ group before Sheryl Sandberg’s new book arrives

April 14, 2017

Option B comes out April 24.Image: allison shelley/Getty Images Here’s the next thing after Lean In. Sheryl Sandberg on Thursday launched the community website for her new book Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience and Finding Joy, which shares her experience dealing with grief after the death of her husband, David Goldberg. Like Lean In, Option B incorporates Sandberg’s personal story. Goldberg, who was a key figure in Lean In and its advice to find a partner who will …

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Shanay Walker abuse death: School and care workers criticised – BBC News

April 13, 2017

The report found in the two years leading up to her death, bruising and injuries sustained by the child were explained away by her aunt as accidental or the result of self-harm. Image copyright Family Handout Image caption Shanay’s mother Leanne Walker suffered post-natal depression after another pregnancy Chris Cook, chair of the Nottingham City Safeguarding Children Board, said: “Whilst professionals undoubtedly had Shanay’s well-being at heart, with the benefit of …

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Guitarist J. Geils found dead in his Massachusetts home

April 12, 2017

(CNN)John Warren Geils Jr., the guitarist and founder of the eponymous J. Geils Band, has died, police in Groton, Massachusetts, said. Police came to Geils’ home for a well-being check, police Chief Donald Palma said. The 71-year-old was found unresponsive and was declared dead at the scene. Police are investigating the death as a standard procedure. Foul play was not suspected and a preliminary investigation suggests Geils died of natural causes, Palma said. …

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When Heroin Almost Took My Life, My Phone Saved It

April 10, 2017

… actor. He was found in his room and had died hours earlier from a fatal overdose. Another friend, Greg, died just a few short weeks after. I will never forget getting those messages, or how I realized, days later, that my friends were only four out of hundreds of people who die every day from addiction-related issues. It seemed that, everywhere I turned, someone had lost a son, a daughter, a friend, or a mother or father. Addiction, I realized, was lethal. And staying silent was our death …

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His name was Henry Summers – but who was he? – BBC News

April 9, 2017

Image caption Henry lived in a top-floor flat in Leith They went to the door of his top-floor flat on Easter Road and knocked but got no answer. Image caption Police beat down the door to gain entry to Henry’s flat A few years before that a woman had been found dead in Edinburgh, undiscovered for five years. The media were full of recrimination and finger pointing. I used to work with old people and had seen this before. It’s easy to de-personalise older people. We …

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Officer: Black man’s fatal shooting had nothing to do with race

April 3, 2017

(CNN)A white Tulsa, Oklahoma officer charged in the shooting death of an unarmed black motorist last year said race was not a factor in her decision to open fire. She said the man “caused” his death when he ignored her commands, reaching into his vehicle to retrieve what she believed was a gun. “I saw a threat and I used the force I felt necessary to stop a threat,” Officer Betty Shelby said Sunday during an interview on 60 Minutes. Shelby is scheduled to stand trial …

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Greek Thomson: Scotland’s other great visionary architect – BBC News

April 2, 2017

… just rich men’s houses that Thomson built. Image caption Great Western Terrace was completed after Thomson’s death He also designed tenements such as Walmer Crescent, which is now next to Cessnock underground station, south of the river, and Great Western Terrace in the west end. In 1861, Thomson moved his family to Moray Place, a beautiful terrace in the Southside suburb of Strathbungo, that he designed himself. Image caption Thomson’s Grecian Chambers are today …

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Co-sleeping: ‘My baby died after we fell asleep on the sofa’ – BBC News

March 29, 2017

… Barclay, from Forfar, recalls the first few weeks of her baby Fern’s life. It was 2014, and Dawn says lying next to Fern was the only way her daughter would sleep. Image caption Fern’s death was attributed to “sudden unexpected death in infancy associated with co-sleeping” “The fear that I had done something to her was one of the first things to go through my mind, I didn’t understand what else was going on apart from the fact that I thought I’d …

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‘My zookeeper daughter was mauled to death by a tiger’ – BBC News

March 18, 2017

All this is little consolation to Fiona McClay who says she was offered no sympathy or support over her daughter’s unnecessary death. “I have heard nothing from the zoo. I’ve still heard nothing,” she told BBC Radio Scotland. “The only contact I’ve had with the owner of the zoo was at one of the preliminary hearings to the prosecution case brought by the council, and he held a door open for me, just as anyone would do.” There were no flowers from …

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Pill presses for counterfeit drugs seized in record numbers

March 18, 2017

(CNN)Machines used to make counterfeit pills are reaching the US border in record numbers. US Customs and Border Protection is seizing pill presses at a rate 19 times higher than in 2011. That’s the year the synthetic drug fentanyl exploded in the US drug market, according to the American Association of Poison Control Centers. While the Justice Department’s Drug Enforcement Administration deals with a national problem of synthetic fentanyl overdoses, these machines are playing a …

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Bikers and barbers on suicide patrol – BBC News

March 17, 2017

The seafront officers, who are responsible for everyone’s safety along the coastline, have been trained specifically to respond quickly in these kinds of situations. Working with a team of 30 lifeguards who are posted along the beach, they try to stop people from harming themselves in the sea, saving lives using equipment such as surfboards and tubes. Sometimes it means working closely with other emergency services such as the police, coastguard and the NHS. On other occasions it may …

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Dems Say They’ll Help Trump Fix Obamacare If He Stops Trying To Kill It

March 17, 2017

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump, health care failure is not your only option. You can still work with Democrats to repair problems with the Affordable Care Act, top Democratic senators said Thursday. That has led some Republicans, including Trump himself, to suggest in recent days that perhaps the law could collapse on its own, and then Democrats would have to come up with a solution. There is one large problem with the Obamacare death spiral theory, and that is that the recent …

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20,000 lbs of frozen pizza recalled over listeria fears

March 17, 2017

… “Marketside Extra Large Supreme Pizza,” with lot code 20547. During routine sampling, FSIS discovered the Listeria monocytogenes bacteria. “There are no confirmed reports of adverse reactions from consumption of the pizzas at this time,” according to the recall announcement. See the latest news and share your comments with CNN Health on Facebook and Twitter. About 1,600 cases are reported in the United States every year, with 260 resulting in death, according …

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Baby death families excluded from review – BBC News

March 15, 2017

… to care about Joseph and their failure in care that caused his death. “We feel they are trying to hide failures and the fact that they should report it by law and no-one has even asked why this wasn’t done in Joseph’s case.” The BBC has also spoken to the mother of another baby who died in July 2009 at Crosshouse, and will be formally excluded from the review. At the time the health board conducted and published a Significant Adverse Event Review. It suggested that …

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