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TikTok’s ‘Skull Breaker’ Challenge: Unsafe as it Sound

TikTok’s ‘Skull Breaker’ Challenge: Unsafe as it Sound

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The dangerous and possibly fatal stunt began in Spain and has spread worldwide. Already, several U.S. children have sustained permanent injuries while partaking in the challenge. In the Rompecráneos (skull cracker) stunt, three children stand in a line. When all three jump simultaneously, the two outside children kick to the inside, causing the middle child…Read the article
Lasting Impact of the Kingston Fossil Plant Coal Ash Spill

Lasting Impact of the Kingston Fossil Plant Coal Ash Spill

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The Kingston Fossil Plant coal ash spill happened over a decade ago, in December of 2008. But the spill’s severe and lasting impact is still affecting residents of the surrounding areas today. It was the biggest coal ash spill in history in the United States, marking a monumental environmental disaster that resulted in a lake…Read the article
Current Coronavirus Crisis Might Just Be the Beginning

Current Coronavirus Crisis Might Just Be the Beginning

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Some experts predict that the 2019-nCo virus might be infinitely more dangerous than the early 2000s SARS outbreak which killed 800 people and infected about 8,000 others. The warning came as the casualty count in China continues to climbed to 2,700 infections and 80 deaths. According to models, the number of domestic infections could reach…Read the article
How to Be Safe with Your Baby in the Car

How to Be Safe with Your Baby in the Car

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With their spine still developing and heads large for their bodies, babies are at a higher risk of injury in crashes. If you’ve placed your child riding facing forward, in a crash, his spinal cord could stretch, resulting in serious injuries or death. Hence, we recommend riding with your baby facing the rear in a…Read the article
New Findings on Effectiveness of HPV Vaccine

New Findings on Effectiveness of HPV Vaccine

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A new study suggests that the effectiveness of the HPV vaccine has little to do with number of doses received. The recommended series has always been two or three doses, but a study published in the medical journal JAMA Network Open suggests any dose is better then none. Although it is too early for people…Read the article
Tour Bus Wreck in PA Kills and Injures 60+ People

Tour Bus Wreck in PA Kills and Injures 60+ People

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Overall, the overnight wreck on the Pennsylvania Turnpike killed five people and seriously injured sixty others. According to investigators, the Z&D Tours bus rolled downhill and careened off an embankment prior to overturning. Two large trucks then collided with the wrecked bus. Investigators ruled out icy conditions as a cause, but they still do not…Read the article
Tips for Having a Food-Allergy Safe Holiday

Tips for Having a Food-Allergy Safe Holiday

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Gingerbread houses, gum drops, and candy canes. Eggnog, hot chocolate, and apple cider. Baking sugar cookies at Grandma’s house. Cutting open a Yule Ham. Smells like the holidays! But there’s one thing that can be easy to forget in all the hustle and bustle of holiday anticipation: food allergies. With the office holiday parties and…Read the article
Heartburn and the Holidays: Zantac’s Link to Cancer

Heartburn and the Holidays: Zantac’s Link to Cancer

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Zantac And Cancer: The Popular Antacid Found to Have a Known Carcinogen for Possibly Decades If you’re reaching for that heartburn medication during all this holiday eating, watch out! Recent headlines have been exposing the popular antacid Zantac for having a possible link to cancer after investigations by the FDA detected ‘unacceptable amounts’ of a…Read the article
Handy Tips for A Germ-Free Holiday

Handy Tips for A Germ-Free Holiday

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Preparing for the holidays usually means shopping, booking flights, and dusting off the festive ornaments and holiday lights to turn your home into a winter wonderland. But one area of holiday preparation that is often over looked involves the invisible organisms that invade our homes and make us sick. Germs! Let’s dive a little deeper…Read the article
Queens Sewage Disaster: Residents Deserve Answers/Action

Queens Sewage Disaster: Residents Deserve Answers/Action

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Numerous homes were flooded with raw sewage over Thanksgiving weekend in Queens, New York. While Christmas and New Year’s approach, the City leaves residents with questions unanswered and homes still contaminated with hazardous waste. The sewage filled homes in South Jamaica and South Ozone Park destroying everything it touched, including boilers, heating systems, and irreplaceable…Read the article
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