Australia wins landmark case on cigarette plain packaging

Australia wins landmark case on cigarette plain packaging

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Australia was the first country to introduce mandatory plain packaging for tobacco products Australia has won a major trade dispute over its pioneering plain packaging for cigarettes, in a decision handed down by the World Trade Organization (WTO). Australia made it mandatory in 2011 for cigarettes to be sold…
Trump to meet with bipartisan group of House moderates Wednesday

Trump to meet with bipartisan group of House moderates Wednesday

The White House is pictured in this April 23, 2017, file photo. (Photo: Manuel Balce Ceneta, AP)   President Trump has invited a bipartisan group of moderate House members to the White House on Wednesday to discuss a host of issues, including tax reform, infrastructure and health care, according to a congressional source familiar with the…
All 53 Bucs participated in practice today

All 53 Bucs participated in practice today

Due to Hurricane Irma making landfall in the state of Florida this weekend, the Bucs’ Week 1 matchup versus the Dolphins was rescheduled for Nov. 19. This means the Buccaneers will now open their season against the Bears on Sunday at home and the good news is, the extra week off has helped a handful…
Record number of severely obese children

Record number of severely obese children

Image copyright Getty Images A record number of primary school children are leaving school severely obese, according to new figures from Public Health England. Data for 2016/17 shows one in 25 10 to 11 year olds were severely obese. That's more than 22,000 children, and the highest level since records began. Levels of childhood obesity…
Australia eyeliner warning over lead-poisoned children

Australia eyeliner warning over lead-poisoned children

Image copyright NSW GOVERNMENT Image caption Health authorities found high concentrations of lead in the eyeliner products Three children in Australia are suspected to have fallen ill from using eyeliner contaminated with lead, authorities say. The New South Wales state government issued a public health alert over the Pakistan-made Hashmi brand products. The kohl cosmetics…
Antidepressant prescriptions for children on the rise

Antidepressant prescriptions for children on the rise

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption More than 950,000 antidepressants have been prescribed to children since April 2015 The number of antidepressants prescribed to children in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland has risen over the past three years, figures obtained by BBC's File on 4 reveal. In England, there was a 15% rise. Scotland saw…
Poverty link to early death ‘scandalous’

Poverty link to early death ‘scandalous’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Glasgow, pictured, has the 5th highest avoidable death rate in Scotland People living in the poorest parts of the UK are more likely to die prematurely, BBC analysis shows. The mortality rate from avoidable causes is more than three times higher in some of the most deprived parts of…
Minneapolis officials keep teen’s hotdog stand in business

Minneapolis officials keep teen’s hotdog stand in business

Image copyright Courtesy of David Pierini/North News Image caption Jaequan, 13, has been selling hotdogs since 2016 After a complaint threatened to shutter a young boy's hotdog stand, US city officials decided instead to rally behind him to keep it open. Jaequan Faulkner, 13, has been selling hotdogs outside his home in North Minneapolis, in…
Republicans make last push to repeal Obamacare days before key deadline

Republicans make last push to repeal Obamacare days before key deadline

CLOSE Republican Senators have taken up another bill to repeal Obamacare. Here's what's in the legislation. USA TODAY Sens. Bill Cassidy, left, and Lindsey Graham, second from right, accompanied by Sens. Dean Heller and Ron Johnson, fist bump each other during a news conference on Capitol Hill on Sept. 13, 2017, to unveil their health…
What countries have the longest life expectancies?

What countries have the longest life expectancies?

In this Jan. 2, 2018, photo provided by Goodtime Home 1, Kane Tanaka flashes a peace sign during her 115th birthday celebration at her nursing home in Fukuoka, southwestern Japan. Tanaka became the new oldest person in Japan after 117-year-old Japanese woman Chiyo Miyako, the world's oldest person, died on Sunday, July 22, 2018. (Photo:…
- Advertisement -
0FansLike
0FollowersFollow
6,308SubscribersSubscribe

Recent Posts