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Calendar: Week of April 23

CBS News / U.S. 2 sources

From Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day to the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner, "Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead

Gwyneth Paltrow calls romance with Brad Falchuk 'adult relationship'

Daily Mail Online 4 sources

Gwyneth Paltrow, 45, has described her romance with fiance Brad Falchuk as her 'first adult relationship', despite dating Brad Pitt, Ben Affleck, and being married to Chris Martin.

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‘Dance Moms’ star Abby Lee Miller shares grim selfie after cancer diagnosis

New York Post 7 sources

“So much more I wish I could say… about how quickly your life can change at the hands of others," Miller shared on Instagram.


Hepatitis vaccines urged for travelers to Kentucky, Michigan

The Eagle / News 9 sources

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana health officials are advising residents to get vaccinated for hepatitis A if their summer plans include visits to Kentucky or Michigan.


Making a clean sweep: Decluttering your life

In the season for spring cleaning, personal organizers offer advice on helping you get rid of all of your unnecessary, unwanted stuff


Jeremy Hunt threatens social media with new child-protection laws

BBC 17 sources

The health secretary wants action from the sites on underage use, bullying and screen-time limits.

Family says surgeons left needle in baby's heart

The Eagle / News 4 sources

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A family says surgeons at a Florida children's hospital left a needle in their baby's heart.


Why a faecal transplant could save your life

Patient's lives are being saved by poo, but how far can microbial medicine go?

Saturday, Apr 21

Toss the romaine lettuce now -- or risk getting E. coli illness, health officials warn

Madison.com 67 sources

Dozens have been sickened in 16 states by tainted lettuce.

Mystery disease spreads, threatens coral reefs in Lower Florida Keys

The Eagle / News 2 sources

MIAMI — A mysterious disease hammering Florida’s dwindling reefs was found for the first time this week in the Lower Keys, alarming scientists who have used epoxy Band-Aids, amputated sick coral and even set up underwater “fire breaks” in…

Even organic cotton tampons can cause toxic shock: Study

UPI.com 6 sources

FRIDAY, April 20, 2018 -- Although still exceedingly rare, menstrual toxic shock syndrome can be dangerous and has been tied to the use of tampons.

How we will all pay for the bad behaviour of the banks

News.com.au 2 sources

IF you think the appalling behaviour of banks doesn’t affect you, you’d be wrong. We are all going to feel the pain. THE Banking Royal Commission has been a delight for anyone who wishes to see justice done in the financial sector. Across…

Friday, Apr 20

Saudi women spend big on makeup, even if it's just a glimpse

The Eagle / News 12 sources

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Green lipstick, blue lipstick and 40 shades of foundation to choose from are just some of the reasons 18-year-old Shahad al-Qahtani is excited about superstar Rihanna's makeup line debut in Saudi Arabia.

'Sea nomads' evolved for free-diving

BBC / Science 30 sources

In an example of human natural selection, Asia's Bajau people have evolved bigger spleens for diving.

Americans are filling far fewer opioid prescriptions, new data shows

11 questions to ask your doctor if he or she recommends an opioid prescription. 11 questions to ask your doctor if he or she recommends an opioid prescription. Linda A. JohnsonAssociated Press New data show that the number of prescriptions…

With offer from Radiant Life Care, Fortis in five-way battle for control

The battle for control of Fortis Healthcare Ltd intensified after KKR-backed Radiant Life Care Private Ltd entered the fray with an offer to buy more than a quarter of the cash-strapped company’s hospital business. In its non-binding offer…

Thursday, Apr 19

Americans are filling far fewer opioid prescriptions, new data shows

11 questions to ask your doctor if he or she recommends an opioid prescription. 11 questions to ask your doctor if he or she recommends an opioid prescription. Linda A. JohnsonAssociated Press New data show that the number of prescriptions…

Romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak update: a jump in the sick count, hospitalization rate

Miami Herald / News 21 sources

Wednesday's CDC update on the chopped romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak adds five states and 18 sick people, bringing those numbers to 16 states and 53 people. But the most … Click to Continue »

Americans waste a quarter of the food they buy

The mass quantities of food Americans waste every year has staggering environmental consequences, according to a study published Wednesday. “Our data suggest that the average person in the United States wastes about a pound of food per day…

Toss the romaine lettuce or risk E. coli, officials warn

An unusually virulent strain of E. coli bacteria on romaine lettuce has sent 31 people to hospitals in 16 states, and health officials are urging consumers to throw out any of the lettuce they may have bought recently.

Wednesday, Apr 18

'Predatory' HIV hairdresser given life sentence

Sky News 39 sources

A "predatory" hairdresser with HIV who embarked on a "deliberate campaign" to infect men he met on a gay dating app has been given a life sentence.

Meghan Markle 'a great champion for women'

BBC / UK 37 sources

Ms Markle receives a warm welcome as she and Prince Harry visit a Commonwealth youth event.

'Criticise your own Government': Duterte launches tirade against Australian nun

ABC.net.au / News 16 sources

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte takes aim at a 71-year-old Australian nun who he ordered an investigation into, telling her to focus on Australia's handling of "hungry and dying refugees", not his country's issues.

Man given his third face transplant

News.com.au / World 39 sources

IN A medical first, a French surgeon says he has performed a second face transplant on the same patient — who is now doing well and even spent a recent weekend in Brittany.

Tuesday, Apr 17

Immune therapy scores big win against lung cancer in study

New treatment improved survival rate for patients and could affect 70,000 in the U.S.

Man left faceless for 2 months undergoes second transplant after first deteriorates

Fox News / Health 43 sources

After laying in a hospital for two months without a face, Jerome Hamon is getting used to his new look.

City mice carry disease-causing bacteria with drug-resistant genes

CBC.ca / News 31 sources

Mice collected from apartment buildings in New York City carry a range of disease-causing bacteria, scientists find.

Here's where people got sick in egg salmonella outbreak as a new recall touches Publix

A salmonella outbreak that prompted Rose Acre Farms' to recall 206 million eggs has sickened 23 people in nine states, according to the Centers for Disease Control. And there's a … Click to Continue »