Construction worker saves toddler choking on coin: ‘I am so thankful’

Isabelle was saved thanks to a construction worker who sprang into action when she was choking on a coin. (SWNS) After hearing the screams, Everson sprang into action. He was able to dislodge the coin by hitting the child’s back several times. At the same time, another worker, identified by SWNS only as Matthew, called for an ambulance. “She put a coin in her mouth and tried to swallow it. I tried hitting her back and my older child couldn’t find my phone so I started panicking. I went to the door screaming for help,” recalled Hersey. “I am so thankful they were there and did what they did. I lost a son at 17 months old six years ago and …

Woman Recovers After Heart Stops Beating For Six Hours

A woman whose heart stopped for six hours has made a remarkable recovery thanks to a fortunate set of circumstances and the valiant work of her doctors. Announcing the story this week, her doctors from Vall d’Hebron hospital in Barcelona, Spain believe the case is among the longest-ever recorded cardiac arrests. Audrey Schoeman, a 34-year-old British-born teacher who lives in Barcelona, developed severe hypothermia while hiking during a snowstorm around the Pyrenees mountains of northern Spain. After she went into cardiac arrest, it was actually the hypothermia that would save her life. After setting off for a hike on the morning of November 3, the weather started to worsen. Schoeman cannot remember anything after that morning, although her husband Rohan notes she started …

A South Carolina deputy accidentally shot a shoplifting suspect’s mother

(CNN)A South Carolina sheriff’s deputy is under investigation after she unintentionally shot the mother of a shoplifting suspect while attempting to make an arrest, officials said. Inside the house, the deputy tries to negotiate Kaiser’s surrender for several minutes, while his mother pleads for him to comply. At one point, Kaiser grabs the deputy’s wrists as she tries to take him into custody, the video shows. Later, his distraught mother can be seen attempting to hold Kaiser back, but he gets away and charges at the officer. She fires and misses him but strikes his mother, who was standing behind him, the video shows. A neighbor can also be seen in the video. Kaiser was arrested by another deputy who …

White Castle frozen burgers, cheeseburgers recalled over listeria concerns

The recall alert was sent on Friday (FDA) According to the recall notice, impacted products are marked with best-by dates ranging from Aug. 4, 2020, to Aug. 17, 2020. While there have been no instances of illness related to the recall, the company is advising customers to dispose of recalled products or return them to the place of purchase for a refund. The issue was found after a third party tested a frozen sandwich from one manufacturing facility and found the presence of Listeria monocytogenes. The company immediately halted shipments from the facility and began sanitation and cleaning procedures, as well as comprehensive testing to ensure there was no listeria at the facility. HEPATITIS A OUTBREAK LINKED TO BLACKBERRIES SPREADS …

Roxette singer Marie Fredriksson dead at 61

(CNN)Singer Marie Fredriksson died Monday after a 17-year battle with cancer, her management company has confirmed. Roxette toured extensively, with Fredriksson gaining recognition as a talented live performer. In 2002 she was diagnosed with a brain tumor, from which she recovered following aggressive treatment. By 2009, Roxette were performing again, and even made several more albums. But by 2016 doctors had advised Fredriksson to stop touring in order to prioritize her health. “Marie leaves us a grand musical legacy. Her amazing voice — both strong and sensitive — and her magical live performances will be remembered by all of us who was lucky enough to witness them,” Dimberg Jernberg Management said in a statement. “But we also remember a wonderful …

Hillary Clinton goes on Howard Stern’s show for the first time

(CNN)Hillary Clinton made her debut appearance on Howard Stern’s show Wednesday and spilled her heart out. “There was somebody before [Bill], not to marry, but I loved him,” Clinton said, adding that before meeting her husband, she “dated a lot of different people.” She even joked to Stern that she “likes men,” “contrary to what you may have heard.” Clinton said she broke up with her former boyfriend as she began developing feelings for Bill. As for meeting the future president, she was studying in the Yale library when she spotted him staring at her. “I said if you’re gonna keep staring at me then I’m gonna keep staring back, so we at least ought to know each other’s names,” …

Seizures of illegal diazepam double in a year

One woman who was addicted to the drug for a decade – fuelled by pills bought online – said it had ruined her life. Diazepam – also known by one of its brand names, Valium – is a class-C drug in the UK. It is commonly used to treat anxiety, muscle spasms and seizures, working to calm the brain and nerves. On the NHS, the medication is not recommended to be taken for longer than four weeks, while possessing the drug without a prescription carries a maximum prison sentence of two years. Some people turn to rogue online pharmacies and dealers to buy it when they are unable to – or do not want to – get it from a …

How significant is immigration to the UK?

EU immigration has fallen For almost a decade, the number of migrants coming to the UK was the primary focus of the Conservative Party. David Cameron pledged to push net migration – the balance of people arriving minus those leaving in any one year – below 100,000. He failed. ‘Control’ not counting Migration today is a fundamental part of the British economic landscape, as is the case for every other leading industrialised nation. This narrative is now being adopted by all the main political parties, although it is being packaged in quite different ways. Rather than making promises they will never be able to keep on numbers, all of the political parties are promising control and management. The Conservatives pledge …

Teenager “Degloves” Penis And Inverts Scrotum In Bike Crash

A new medical case report tells the story of how a teenager “degloved” his penis and ripped open his scrotum after suffering a freak accident on his bicycle. As reported in BMJ Case Reports, the 14-year-old boy was cycling one-handed at walking pace along pavement while holding a drink when he collided with a parked car. Somehow, the handlebars ended up impaling his groin. He was rushed to A&E at John Radcliffe Hospital in the British city of Oxford, where doctors found a large gash extending across his groin, the pubic bone, and down into the perineum, a part of the body between the anus and the genitals. The injury also ripped and inverted his scrotum, and “partially degloved” the penis. For …

Teenager “Degloves” Penis And Inverts Scrotum In Bike Crash

A new medical case report tells the story of how a teenager “degloved” his penis and ripped open his scrotum after suffering a freak accident on his bicycle. As reported in BMJ Case Reports, the 14-year-old boy was cycling one-handed at walking pace along pavement while holding a drink when he collided with a parked car. Somehow, the handlebars ended up impaling his groin. He was rushed to A&E at John Radcliffe Hospital in the British city of Oxford, where doctors found a large gash extending across his groin, the pubic bone, and down into the perineum, a part of the body between the anus and the genitals. The injury also ripped and inverted his scrotum, and “partially degloved” the penis. For …

How to eat: a crisp sandwich

This month, How to Eat is munching on a complex dish rarely discussed in polite society. Do you use butter or mayo? Is white bread essential? Do Wotsits work? The crisp sandwich is foods equivalent of picking your nose. We all do it. Yes, even you. And, particularly in private, it can be a source of profound pleasure. But only rarely do you find a few brave souls chapeau!, Nadiya Hussain and Its very hard to beat a good crisp sandwich.), yet How to Eat the series exploring how best to consume Britains favourite foods there is no guilt, only pleasure. Therefore, let us settle once and for all on the crisp sandwichs ultimate form. Bread Naturally, HTE is fully …

Abandoned baby giraffe in South Africa, whose pics went viral after befriending dog, dies

In this Friday Nov 22, 2019 file photo, Hunter, a young Belgian Malinois, keeps an eye on Jazz, a nine-day-old giraffe at the Rhino orphanage in the Limpopo province of South Africa. Jazz, who was brought in after being abandoned by his mother at birth, died of brain hemorrhaging and hyphema it was announced Friday, Dec. 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay) When he arrived at the orphanage at just 3 days old, Jazz befriended Hunter, a Belgian Malinois, who started looking after the newcomer. A video posted on Nov. 22 showed Jazz licking the fur of Hunter before the pair are wrapped in their own adorable animal embraces. Janie Van Heerden fed Jazz, a 9-day-old giraffe at the Rhino orphanage in the …

BBC debate: Corbyn hits out at Johnson’s racist remarks

Labour and Conservative party leaders clash over racism and NHS in final before polling day Jeremy Corbyn accused Boris Johnson of having made racist remarks as the pair clashed over Islamophobia and antisemitism in their parties in a crucial head-to-head debate less than a week before polling day. Corbyn made the allegation during the BBC One leaders debate on Friday as he defended himself against Johnsons charge that his handling of antisemitism complaints within Labour was a failure of leadership. After setting out what his party has done to address antisemitism, Corbyn implied Johnson had failed to tackle Islamophobia in the Conservatives and had used racist language himself. There are problems of Islamophobia within our society also and there are …

At Least 60 Dead As Samoan Government Shuts Down Amidst Measles Outbreak

The Government of Samoa will be shutting its doors on Thursday and Friday to combat a measles outbreak that has already resulted in the deaths of at least 60 individuals, 52 of whom were children. At least 4,052 measles cases have been reported since the outbreak, 171 of which were recorded in the last 24 hours, according to an update released by officials Monday afternoon. Local schools were also closed due to the outbreak and will likely remain so throughout the holiday season until the start of 2020.  IFLScience spoke with Cate Heinrich, a UNICEF representative now stationed in Samoa, who said that an earlier outbreak occurred in New Zealand and has spread to other Pacific Island nations due to regular …

Supreme Court rejects challenge to Kentucky abortion ultrasound law

Washington (CNN)The Supreme Court on Monday rejected a challenge to a Kentucky law requiring doctors to describe ultrasound images and play fetal heartbeat sound to abortion seekers. The law had been upheld by the 6th US Circuit Court of Appeals, but that ruling was on hold pending the Supreme Court appeal. “As a First Amendment matter, there is nothing suspect with a State’s requiring a doctor, before performing an abortion, to make truthful, non-misleading factual disclosures, relevant to informed consent, even if those disclosures relate to unborn life and have the effect of persuading the patient not to have an abortion,” the appeals court held in its ruling. Civil rights groups blasted the court’s decision not to take up the …