5 treated for possible CO poisoning at Eveleth nursing home

5 treated for possible CO poisoning at Eveleth nursing home

By – Associated Press – Sunday, December 31, 2017 EVELETH, Minn. (AP) – Authorities say five people were treated for possible carbon monoxide poisoning at a nursing home in northern Minnesota. The Eveleth Fire Department says a staff member reported suspected carbon monoxide at the Fitzgerald Nursing Home and Rehab on Sunday morning. Eveleth Fire Chief Scott Haas says it was likely due to the smell of exhaust in the […]

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Below-zero wind chills greet Indiana on New Year‘s holiday

Below-zero wind chills greet Indiana on New Year‘s holiday

By – Associated Press – Sunday, December 31, 2017 INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – The has wind chill advisories in effect across Indiana on New Year’s Eve. forecasters in Indianapolis said Sunday to expect wind chills from -25 to -15 Sunday through Tuesday night. Lows Sunday night were forecast at between -12 and -1 in central Indiana. Forecasters say the potential exists for multiple nights of subzero low temperatures and wind chills. […]

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Child wearing only diaper wanders in 9 degrees

Child wearing only diaper wanders in 9 degrees

(BOSTON HERALD) — Comcast technicians Shawn Bronson and Michael Payne were battling frigid conditions to restore service to customers in Monson when the sight of a 2-year-old girl wandering into traffic in nothing but a diaper stopped them cold. “She had no socks, no shoes, and she happened to be heading right toward the middle of the road, which is where we intercepted her,” Bronson said last night of the […]

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Medical News Today: Everything you need to know about histrionic personality disorder

Medical News Today: Everything you need to know about histrionic personality disorder

Histrionic personality disorder is a psychological condition characterized by erratic and emotionally charged behavior, typically driven by a desire for attention and a distorted self-image. While histrionic or HPD is not considered a severe problem, it can be disruptive to social, occupational or academic functioning. The causes of HPD are unclear, and the disorder remains a challenge to diagnose or treat. This article will discuss HPD characteristics and how they […]

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NFL Changes Concussion Rules After Savage Incident

NFL Changes Concussion Rules After Savage Incident

The NFL and the players' union announced a series of changes Friday to the way potential concussions are handled during games following an ugly incident in which Texans quarterback Tom Savage was allowed to return to the field after a hit left him on the ground, arms shaking. Among the changes is the addition of an expert watching games from a central location with the authority to alert sideline medical […]

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Lawsuits Can Proceed Over ‘Natural‘ Cigarettes

Lawsuits Can Proceed Over ‘Natural‘ Cigarettes

A U.S. judge in New Mexico has dismissed more than two dozen complaints against the maker of American Spirit cigarettes but is allowing others to move forward over a line of tobacco touted as natural. Scores of plaintiffs from at least a dozen states sued Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Co. and its parent company, Reynolds American Inc., after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration found in 2015 that consumers were […]

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Smoking During Pregnancy Linked to ADHD Risk

Smoking During Pregnancy Linked to ADHD Risk

Children born to women who smoke cigarettes during pregnancy, especially when mothers are heavy smokers, are at an increased risk for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a new review of medical studies confirms. Mothers who smoked during pregnancy had an overall 60 percent higher risk of having a child with ADHD compared to women who didn’t smoke. For mothers who smoked fewer than 10 cigarettes per day, the risk of having a […]

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