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Upstate New York continues to dig its way out of the wintery blast of lake effect snow that pummeled Buffalo for a third day on Thursday – They've even taken to calling the hard-hit area ‘Buffa–snow.’

Op-Ed: Losing the war against obesity with bickering and bull

A combination of “issues” with body image, obesity, and truly grotesque nutritional issues are costing a fantastic amount of money. The health impact is colossal and no progress is being made in solving any of these issues.

Graco recalls 5 million strollers after baby finger amputations

Manufacturer of baby products, Graco, has recalled nearly 5 million strollers after reports of 11 full or partial finger tip amputations in toddlers.

U.K. couple together 70 years die side by side, ten minutes apart

A couple in the U.K. who were in love for 70 years, married for 65, died side by side at an old folks home in the U.K. this month. She was sick, he was not, but when she died he lay next to her and was gone, too, just 10 minutes later.

Study: Jet-driers spread 27 times more germs than paper towels

A new study by UK researchers has discovered that hand-driers are much more prone to spreading germs than good old fashioned paper towels.

No holiday hams this year- America's pigs are too fat

Consumers are going to be hard-pressed to find that seven-pound spiral-cut ham for the holiday table this year. With Americans consuming over half their annual pork intake during the holidays, rising prices and a shortage of hams makes the season bleak.

Photo essay: Touring Dublin Special

Dublin, Ireland's capital, has plenty to see and do. Whether it is sampling the "craic" or visiting the museums, there is plenty to see and do. Digital Journal recently paid a visit.

Report: Obesity costing the global economy $2 trillion annually

A new report suggests that obesity is costing the world $2 trillion dollars per year — that's comparable to the impact of war and terrorism.

Study shows junk food damages your brain

Trans fats found in junk food are renowned for creating obesity and heart disease, but now it has been proven that they damage the functioning of the brain as well.

Over half of UK's fresh chicken found to be contaminated

Experts say consumers should be freezing chickens to reduce poisoning risks, after a food standards and hygiene agency reported high levels of the potentially lethal bug campylobacter, present in poultry sold at British supermarkets.

Op-Ed: The finest wines from France and California have lost to Portugal

Portuguese wines dominate the Top 10 ranking in the latest list of the world's 100 most exciting wines as judged from blind-tasting conducted by Wine Spectator magazine.

NYC hairdresser tests negative for Ebola

A hairdresser who died after returning from West Africa, one of the Ebola-stricken nations, tested negative for the virus Wednesday, according to health officials.

Get Smart About Antibiotics Week Special

This week is “Get Smart About Antibiotics Week.” This is an international collaboration between U.S., Europe, Australia and Canada.

Accreditation Canada hosts fall conference to promote health

Accreditation Canada is hosting a conference that sets out to highlight current and emerging health care issues and their relationship to quality standards.

Canada leads the way for lung disease day Special

November 19 is chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a day designed to mark and promote the importance of lung health.

Julien Blanc, an American pick-up artist, barred from entering UK

Julien Blanc, an American "pick-up artist," is not going to be allowed to enter Britain, due to his visa application being rejected.

Professional cuddling shop receives 10,000 customers in 1st week

A service that gives customers an hour's worth of cuddling for $60 has already proven to be quite the hit — it boasts over 10,000 customers in its first week.

Lost region of brain rediscovered

Scientists have found a region of the brain which has been forgotten about for almost a century. And it isn't just some little grey blob, it is a massive part of the brain situated at the back of the head.

Ebola scare: New York woman, back from West Africa, drops dead

A seemingly healthy woman of 40 who returned from a trip to West Africa 18 days ago, died suddenly while having her hair done in a New York salon on Tuesday. Officials believe she died of a heart attack but are testing her remains for the Ebola virus.

The dirty and dangerous side of soap and other products we use

Many of the personal care products and dietary supplements we use frequently have chemicals and other substances that are extremely toxic after long-term exposure.

KFC Japan opening 'KFC Colonel's Cafe' in Kobe on Nov. 28

Japan's branch of Kentucky Fried Chicken is opening an upscale KFC coffee shop in Kobe Japan on November 28th, which will have upscale items.

Shocking information on infertility revealed in U.S. study

A study just released from the National Institute of Health (NIH) in America has found chemicals in sunblock and other personal care items have a negative effect on a man's sperm count. The chemicals are intended to block UV rays.

Canadian woman gets $950,000 medical bill after Hawaiian vacation

A Saskatchewan woman, Jennifer Huculak-Kimmel, went on a holiday to Hawaii in October 2013 while she was pregnant. She ended up giving birth nine weeks prematurely in Hawaii.

Toyota's hydrogen fuel cell car coming to U.S. in 2016

Toyota will introduce its first mass-market hydrogen fuel cell car in Japan next month, with a limited US rollout scheduled for 2016.

Latest FDA drug safety warnings

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a revised update of alterations made to medicinal products during the past month. This includes the latest safety alerts.

Increase in skin cancer rates and costs in U.S.

The costs associated with skin cancer have increased five times as fast as treatments for other cancers between 2002 and 2011. This is according to a U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) study.

Scotch whisky production resumes in Scotland's deep south

A little bit of whisky history was made in Scotland last weekend as the Annandale Distillery, near Annan, Dumfries and Galloway in Scotland’s far south, opened its doors to the public and resumed whisky production after a gap of 95 years.

Widow discovers she's pregnant the day before husband's funeral

While presenting a eulogy for her husband after a tragic auto accident, widow Kristy Kirchner announced to her family that she is expecting.

WHO braces for bird flu spread in European poultry

The World Health Organization cautioned Tuesday that a new kind of bird flu hitting European poultry farms would spread among birds, after Britain confirmed its outbreak was of the same strain as in the Netherlands and Germany.

Magic mushrooms transform brain into new hyperconnected state

Scientists have been surprised to find that magic mushrooms transform the entire organization of the brain and rearrange its whole communication system.

Experts to study controversial vaccine lab tests in Kenya

Under increasing pressure, the Kenya government has appointed a committee of experts to interpret the results of laboratory tests of a tetanus vaccine said to be mixed with a birth control chemical.

U.S. quarantines cruise ship, passengers on arrival in California

U.S. health officials quarantined a Carnival Corp. cruise ship Sunday after it arrived in California with 172 passengers and crew members suffering from norovirus.

Study: A 10-second kiss could transfer 80 million bacteria

According to a new study, kissing for only 10 seconds could transfer up to 80 million bacteria. However gross that might sound, scientists believe that sharing bacteria through kissing helps us stay healthy by boosting the immune system.

Bird flu case in the U.K.

A case of bird flu has been detected at a duck breeding farm in East Yorkshire, England. It is the U.K.'s first confirmed case of avian influenza since 2008.

World's dwindling chocolate supply linked to climate and disease

Candy bars, cakes and cookies are but a few of the foods we consume that often contain chocolate. Two very large chocolate makers, Mars, Inc. and Barry Callebaut, are now telling us we are eating too much of what is fast becoming an endangered product.

Photo essay: Hanbury Manor, Hertfordshire, England Special

Hanbury Manor in Hertfordshire, England currently serves as a hotel and social venue. The building, however, has a long history, dating back to the 1730s.

Man travelling to every country in the world, without flying

A man is planning on travelling to every single country in the world in one single journey, with no flying or use of air planes whatsoever.

‘Airbnb for dogs’ DogVacay raised $25 Million

Being dubbed the Airbnb for dogs, DogVacay just raised $25 million, bringing their total venture funding up to $47 million, the Fortune reported. The service allows pet owners to find sitters for their pet while vacationing, for example.

Ontario family says chemo for aboriginal child ‘uncalled for’

An Ontario family of an aboriginal child who is the center of attention about whether she should be isolated from her family and given chemotherapy treatment states the box was "uncalled for" and that they would not ever hurt a child's well-being.

One of the most aggressive brain cancers shrunk by cannabis

Shrinking brain tumors with two of marijuana’s key ingredients — tetrahydrocannabinol and cannabidiol — has proven successful, according to the result of a new study.

Ebola trials begin in Africa

Scientists are to begin tests of antiviral drugs and transfusions of blood from Ebola survivors in the West African countries. The focus will be on countries worst hit by the viral epidemic.
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