Category : Lifestyle

by Admin - 3 years ago

Italy quake death toll hits 284 on day of mass funeral

ASCOLI PICENO, Italy (Reuters) - The number of people killed in an earthquake that has wrecked parts of central Italy rose to 284 on Saturday, as the country started a day of mourning and prepared for a mass funeral for some of the victims.

by Admin - 3 years ago

FDA recommends Zika testing for all blood donated in U.S.

CHICAGO/TAMPA, Fla. (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recommended on Friday that all blood donated in the United States and its territories be tested for Zika virus, as it moves to prevent transmission of the virus through the blood s...

by Admin - 3 years ago

Pacific Tropical Storm Lester now a hurricane: NHC

(Reuters) - Tropical Storm Lester has developed an eye and is now a hurricane as it moved west in the Pacific Ocean away from the mainland of Mexico, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in an advisory on Friday.

by Admin - 3 years ago

Brazil climate pledge questioned after ethanol snub

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Biofuel and climate experts have questioned Brazil's commitment to a plan to cut carbon emissions by raising ethanol use after the country's government this week said it planned to scrap a tax break on the biofuel.

by Admin - 3 years ago

Self-injury is a 'major killer' in U.S

(Reuters Health) - When deaths from substance abuse are counted as self-inflicted, then deaths from self-injury in the U.S. are tied with deaths attributed to diabetes and outnumber those from flu and pneumonia or kidney disease, new research suggest...