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Best choice for summertime hydration

Kids need proper hydration not only to preform and feel their best, but to stay healthy and out of danger. High heat indexes and summer sports can leave kids out of time and out of fluid. Learn what exports are saying about energy drinks and hydration.
In the Media by Christopher Wager

Man chokes to death during South Dakota hot dog eating contest

Custer - Walter Eagle Tail probably did not expect a hot dog eating contest to end in tragedy for him. Unfortunately the 47-year-old man got one piece caught in his throat and choked to death during the competition.
In the Media by Walter McDaniel - 3 comments

Ukrainian Orthodox Church leader Volodymyr dies

Kiev - The head of Ukraine's Moscow-linked parish of the Orthodox Church died Saturday, the ex-Soviet country's largest Church said.
In the Media by AFP

Video: In-home plastic surgeons mutilate clients

Los Angeles - Mutilation is a strong word but one that fits for this story. Victims have lost limbs, skin and one even lost their life. This is due to a trend of private, untrained plastic surgery sweeping parts of the developed world.
In the Media by Walter McDaniel - 3 comments

Australia morgue refuses bodies as 'too fat'

Sydney - An Australian funeral director had to store the body of a 200-kilogramme (441-pound) man in her car overnight after a morgue refused it for being too big, reports said Thursday.
In the Media by AFP

Newlyweds driving in separate cars die after head on crash

Chillicothe - Texas newlyweds and parents Cristina Munoz, 26 and Nicolas Cruz, 31, were killed when their vehicles smashed on a unlined country road Wednesday morning near their place of employment. They are survived by their three young children.

Coffee guru crushed to death by falling coffee machine

Chicago - A renowned coffee expert was killed in Chicago Saturday while taking down a large coffee machine in the city's Grant Park.
In the Media by Nora Meszaros - 3 comments

Former Belgian PM Dehaene dead

Brussels - Former Belgian prime minister Jean-Luc Dehaene, who also played a prominent role in the European Union, has died in France aged 73.
In the Media by AFP

WHO: Alcohol kills millions per year

The World Health Organization (WHO) wants global governments to crack down after study shows that alcohol kills millions per year.
In the Media by Jessie McMullen - 2 comments

The Neptune Memorial Reef: a reef where you can stay forever

America's Neptune Society is known as a reputable cremation provider for when those dear to us pass away. Since 2007, however, customers have also had the option of having their ashes scattered on the seabed — on an artificial reef.
In the Media by James Walker

Top causes of death in the U.S. revealed

The CDC has revealed the five most common causes of death in the U.S. The Agency argues that these major causes are preventable.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 5 comments

Body of missing Canadian journalist, filmmaker found in Cambodia

Edmonton - The body of a missing Canadian journalist and filmmaker was confirmed to be found in Cambodia, according to reports from earlier today.
In the Media by Nora Meszaros

Mourners flock to funeral of Myanmar pro-democracy hero

Yangon - Thousands of mourners Wednesday attended the funeral of Win Tin, a giant of Myanmar's pro-democracy movement, in an outpouring of grief for one of the country's best loved champions of freedom.
In the Media by Kelly MACNAMARA (AFP)

Veteran Myanmar pro-democracy campaigner Win Tin dies

- Win Tin, one of the founders of Myanmar's pro-democracy opposition and its longest-serving political prisoner, died Monday aged 84 after striving for decades to bring freedom to a nation under military dictatorship.
In the Media by Hla Hla Htay (AFP)

Woman suspected of killing 7 babies over 10 years

Pleasant Grove - Seven dead babies have been found in separate cardboard boxes inside a garage in Pleasant Grove, Utah, with the oldest thought to have died a decade ago.
In the Media by James Walker

Adrian Mole author Sue Townsend dies aged 68

London - Sue Townsend, the British author responsible for the multi-million selling Adrian Mole series documenting the hum-drum life of an awkward teenager, has died aged 68, her son told the BBC on Friday.
In the Media by AFP

World execution toll rose in 2013: Amnesty

London - The number of known executions worldwide rose to at least 778 last year following a surge in Iraq and Iran, Amnesty International said Thursday, but China remains the world's biggest state executioner by far.Beijing is thought to have killed thousands ...
In the Media by Robin Millard (AFP)

Farmer in Norway left 400 pigs to starve to death

On Friday a farmer in Norway was sentenced to a year in prison for leaving 400+ pigs to die of thirst, as well as hunger.
In the Media by Owen Weldon - 1 comment

U.N. sued by 1,500 victims of cholera outbreak in Haiti

A class action lawsuit has been filed in the U.S. District Court in Brooklyn against the United Nations over the cholera outbreak in Haiti which left over 9,000 dead and 700,000 sick. The contagion has spread to several countries.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 2 comments

CEO in apparent suicide was bitcoin fan, had other issues, too

A young American CEO who apparently committed suicide in Singapore was involved in the world of the bitcoin, but was also struggling with other issues prior to her death, friends and ...
In the Media by Jeremy Wagstaff and Rujun Shen (Reuters)

'Dead' man wakes up in US funeral home

Washington - A 78-year-old American man who was declared dead and taken to a funeral home dramatically woke up as he was about to be embalmed, US media reported Friday.Walter Williams was registered dead on Wednesday evening after medics failed to find his pulse.
In the Media by AFP

A million babies a year die within 24 hours of birth

London - A million newborn babies a year die within 24 hours of birth, charity Save the Children said in a report, which urged governments to tackle preventable deaths.
In the Media by AFP

Million babies a year die within 24 hours: report

London - A million newborn babies a year die within 24 hours, charity Save the Children said in a report out Tuesday which urged governments to tackle preventable deaths.The report by the British-based organisation said 6.6 million children around the world die...
In the Media by AFP

Million babies a year die within 24 hours: report

London - A million newborn babies a year die within 24 hours, charity Save the Children said in a report out Tuesday which urged governments to tackle preventable deaths.The report by the British-based organisation said 6.6 million children around the world die...
In the Media by AFP

A suspicious death in the California Mother Lode - updated Special

Sonora - Death can sometimes be too close for comfort. Today is one of those times, with what is only being called a "suspicious" death so far.
Digital Journal Report by Gar Swaffar - 4 comments

Danish zoo may kill second giraffe named Marius

Copenhagen - Just days after a Copenhagen zoo sparked global outrage by putting down a healthy giraffe named Marius, another Danish zoo says it may do the same thing to a giraffe with the same name.
In the Media by AFP

Two dead, 23 hurt in Venezuela protests

Caracas - Two people died and 23 were injured as rival protests linked to Venezuela's deepening economic crisis exploded into violence on Wednesday, a prosecutor said.A pro-government demonstrator and a student were killed as demonstrations both for and against ...
In the Media by Valeria Pacheco (AFP)

Op-Ed: 'Stupid drug laws' caused Philip Seymour Hoffman's death

New York - Russell Brand, comedian, actor and recovering drug addict, stated that Phillip Seymour Hoffman’s death was preventable and the result of “stupid drug laws.”

Tata Motors MD left 'suicide note': Thai police

Bangkok - A top executive of India's Tata Motors who plunged from the 22nd floor of an upscale Bangkok hotel left an apparent suicide note, Thai police said Monday.
In the Media by AFP - 4 comments

Staten Island smoker dies when cigarette ignites oxygen tank

Staten Island - On Sunday afternoon, a man in Staten Island suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease burned to death in his home when his cigarette lit his oxygen tank on fire.
In the Media by Lizz Riggs - 1 comment
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The Alma tunnel in Paris  where Princess Diana died
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The Alma tunnel in Paris, where Princess Diana died
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Facebook page: In Honor of Tyler Clementi
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A cemetery in France
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You can now eliminate Illinois from this death penalty map
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Pictures from Ghost Hunters, The Dead Files, Psychic Kids, The Myrtle Plantation, Paranormal Investigation Equipment
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The Easter lily.
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The Easter lily.
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It has always been thought that drinking shortened your life span. But studies now show that moderat...
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It has always been thought that drinking shortened your life span. But studies now show that moderate drinkers live longer than people who abstain from drinking.
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Princess Diana s coffin borne through the streets of London
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Princess Diana's coffin borne through the streets of London
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Jim Morrison
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Jim Morrison
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Cemetery in China.
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Cemetery in China.
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The widows waiting at the Fairmont Mine Disaster in 1907
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The widows waiting at the Fairmont Mine Disaster in 1907
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Big crowds in Memphis. For the vigil alone, 75,000, it as noted.
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Deceased Body with Toe Tag Identification
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Deceased Body with Toe Tag Identification
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Aaron Swartz, Internet activist and programmer played a key role in stopping a controversial online piracy bill in Congress, has died at age 26, an apparent suicide, New York authorities said January 13, 2013
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The body of Ronnie Smith is pictured in the morgue at Benghazi Medical Center in Benghazi
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The body of Ronnie Smith is pictured in the morgue at Benghazi Medical Center in Benghazi
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Entrance to the Body Farm- Security is a high priority at the Body Farm. Fences  padlocks  video sur...
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Entrance to the Body Farm- Security is a high priority at the Body Farm. Fences, padlocks, video surveillance cameras, and police patrols safeguard the world’s only human-decomposition research facility.
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