Guns kill nearly 1,300 US children each year, study says

June 19, 2017

(CNN)Rambunctious third-graders filled a classroom in Seattle on a crisp autumn day. One of the students dropped his backpack, and horror ensued. Weiser treated that third-grader’s gunshot wound while completing a fellowship at Harborview Medical Center in Washington in 2011. “That would have an impact in the home — where, again, properly secure it — but even if the child or young adult does find the gun, they can’t use it because …

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Hospital designs that are changing the way you’re cared for

June 19, 2017

… again the same way.’” A balancing act? Design firms must also balance the technical needs of doctors and staff with the comfort of patients. This is where innovative solutions come into play. At the Jacobs Medical Center in La Jolla, California, the design director of CannonDesign’s Yazdani Studio, Mehrdad Yazdani, created sculptural walls behind patients’ beds to house medical equipment that is usually left out in the open. “You see [headwalls] in most hospitals. But …

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Four women face charges in Arkansas hot car death

June 17, 2017

… “director designated van safety inspector,” was responsible for checking if the van was empty after kids were unloaded, but police say she did not perform her job. The boy had been going to that day care Center since he was one years old. He had two heart surgeries in the past and was at the facility for development issues, CNN affiliate WMC reported. The facility provides services “for children with complex health needs in addition to day care,” according to its website. …

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Overweight pregnancy increases risk of birth defects, study says

June 16, 2017

(CNN)Risks of major birth defects increased in step with the severity of a mother’s obesity or overweight, a study published Wednesday in the BMJ medical journal found. The study’s findings are not entirely new, but “expand on previous knowledge,” Persson said in an email. Past studies have shown an increased risk of congenital malformations among obese mothers. See the latest news and share your comments with CNN Health on Facebook and Twitter. The …

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Child found dead after being left in Arkansas day care van

June 13, 2017

(CNN)A 5-year-old Arkansas boy died Monday after he was left in a day care van all day, authorities said. West Memphis Police said the van for Ascent child care Center picked up the boy before 7 a.m. and was supposed to drophim off at the Center. The day care’s staff found him dead inside when they came to load children in the van to go home after 3 p.m. …

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Sanders Movement Plots Democratic Party Takeover At Weekend Gathering

June 13, 2017

… activists mobilized en masse to win delegate spots to the state convention, their preferred candidate for chair, Kimberly Ellis, lost by a handful of votes to establishment favorite Eric Bauman. (Ellis and her backers are calling for an independent audit of the votes, alleging there were irregularities in the way proxy votes were counted.) Dan Gordon, left, talks with with fellow California activists Marcia Martin, Center, and Melissa Demyan after Bernie Sanders’ speech at the …

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Bill Maher Is A Dangerous White Man

June 11, 2017

In it, there are no promises of humanity no assurances of justice no unbreakable bond of truth. There is but one king: popularity (and more plainly, profit). Entertainment media is just as vapid, vacuous, and apathetic as its creators certainly, as much as its viewers which is to say, it is naive to expect the industry to drift naturally toward some sort of moral Center. It will not. It has not. And always, progress is wrought through a begrudging, draining, grating process. Maher: I …

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Sanders allies emboldened by Labour’s gains in UK election

June 10, 2017

… Corbyn’s historic campaign,” she wrote. “Changing course and embracing the new, youth-driven left politics would mean alienating the big money interests that keep them afloat personally — and also admitting that all their basic assumptions about the world might be wrong.” Clearly, as the one-year anniversary of the last Democratic primary contest nears, this latest clash among competing factions on the left and Center-left — hardly a recent or American …

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Election 2017: Pound falls sharply but UK shares rise – BBC News

June 9, 2017

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The best maple syrup taffy in Montreal

June 9, 2017

… woods You can also get your taffy fix at Sucerie de la Montagne: a veritable cabin in the woods, roughly an hour’s drive from Montreal city Center. Dating from the 1940s, this venue also hosts a pancake dinner buffet — and you can have your wedding reception there. Closer to the urban Center is Terrasse Nelligan. The rooftop terrace offers a stunning view of Montreal and taffy-based cocktails. Kiosque Mont-Royal is another urban option: it’s a market selling an array of fruit …

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Ravaged By Climate Change, The Great Barrier Reef May Never Be The Same

June 2, 2017

… have coal mines operating in 60 years time, and still hopes to have a healthy reef, Terry Hughes, director of the ARC Center of Excellence for Integrated Coral Reef Studies and a member of the Independent Expert Panel, told The Conversation in 2015. cover more than 170 square miles(or about 80,000 football fields).Government officials have insisted the project wont negatively impact the reef and will create thousands of domestic jobs. Conservationists, however, have called this rationale …

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Trump’s doublespeak in Saudi Arabia

… surveillance and prosecutions. Third, there is little evidence Trump is willing to participate in the global effort to “counter extremist ideology,” a new term he strategically coined instead of “radical Islamic terrorism” that he’s been peddling to his right-wing base. As Trump announced a “groundbreaking new Center (that) represent(ed) a clear declaration that Muslim-majority countries must take the lead in combatting radicalization,” he took no …

May 22, 2017
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Can Donald Trump solve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict?

(CNN)Jerusalem: US President Donald Trump arrives in Israel Monday in search of what he has called “the ultimate deal”. But like so many US presidents who have believed it their duty to bring peace to the region, Trump will face a series of challenges, which have grown increasingly insurmountable. Seven years on since Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu last held talks, the same issues remain — disagreements over borders, security, Jerusalem, a right of return …

May 22, 2017
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Sewn limbs and surreal backdrops in the art of Mari Katayama

(CNN)In Mari Katayama’s provocative photos, a rare condition that she has suffered from since early childhood — which resulted in an amputation of both legs at age 9 — takes Center stage. The Japanese artist’s body features prominently in her images, surrounded with painstakingly arranged objects, both in intimate settings or set against vast landscapes. In her “bystander” series, stuffed arms are placed in a tentacle-like fashion, alongside her own two …

May 18, 2017
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