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California woman covered 'head to toe' with bees in critical condition after attack
A California cleaning woman was left clinging to life Monday morning after she was attacked by a large swarm of bees that “covered her from head to toe,” in an attack so severe, rescuers skipped protocol during their response.

POSTED JULY 18, 2018 3:27 AM
Best and worst celebrity beach bodies (okay mostly best)
It is very hard to find stars with bad bodies who frequent beaches. But we still try. Kind of.

POSTED JULY 17, 2018 9:00 AM
Israel shuts down cargo crossing into Gaza to punish Hamas
Israel shut down its only cargo crossing with the Gaza Strip on Tuesday in response to continued Hamas hostilities, even after it agreed to a cease-fire ending 24 hours of intense fighting.

POSTED JULY 17, 2018 6:42 AM
Brooklyn girl, 13, allegedly told to 'move on' by school counselor after reporting rape: report says
An explosive lawsuit filed in Brooklyn on Friday alleged that a 13-year-old girl who informed school officials that she was raped by a classmate was told by a counselor days later, “if it happened, it happened—move on with your life,” The Daily News reported, citing the suit.

POSTED JULY 17, 2018 6:07 AM
Video shows woman on bike fall into gap on Wisconsin bridge
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation on Monday released a video recording of a bicyclist riding through the warning gates of a draw bridge and falling between the gap, WISN.com reported.

POSTED JULY 17, 2018 5:11 AM
Harvard-linked research chief apologizes after asking mom with biracial toddler if she lives in 'affordable housing'
A Harvard University-affiliated research center employee dubbed “Sidewalk Sussie” apologized on Monday after being caught on camera asking a neighbor and the woman’s biracial daughter to get away from her home and asked if they lived in “affordable housing.”

POSTED JULY 17, 2018 5:02 AM
Rand Paul sides with Trump on Russia, says critics 'motivated' by dislike of president
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul on Monday expressed his approval of President Donald Trump’s handling of Russia, joining a tiny minority of dovish Republicans embracing the president’s approach after a controversial press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

POSTED JULY 17, 2018 5:00 AM
San Antonio store owner's killer set for execution
A Texas death row inmate was set for execution Tuesday evening as lawyers argued in the courts that the state parole board improperly refused his clemency request because he's black.

POSTED JULY 17, 2018 4:50 AM
Analysis: Trump's presidency draws criticism from all sides
Donald Trump's "America First" slogan morphed into "Me First" as the president unloaded on his own intelligence community and Justice Department to portray himself as the victim of a conspiracy to deny him legitimacy.

POSTED JULY 17, 2018 4:30 AM
ICE uses 'Ride-Share Rapist' case to slam San Francisco over sanctuary policy: report
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement on Monday blasted San Francisco over its sanctuary policy that “shields criminal aliens who prey on the community” by pointing to an illegal immigrant charged in connection to the rapes of four women, The San Francisco Chronicle reported.

POSTED JULY 17, 2018 4:30 AM

KAIT - Health & Medical

Can coffee extend your life?
A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association stated that drinking several cups of your favorite coffee a day could be associated with a lower risk of early death.

POSTED JULY 16, 2018 9:55 AM
Missouri nurses to get summer off through new pilot program
Some Missouri nurses will soon be able to take advantage of a pilot program that allows them to take summers off in an attempt to alleviate overstaffing issues.

POSTED JULY 14, 2018 12:11 PM
Mosquito bite turns into medical mystery
A young woman's medical condition baffled doctors until they realized all of her problems were the result of a mosquito bite.

POSTED JULY 13, 2018 12:05 PM
Doctors trace dangerous household germs to footwear
Doctors found a significant number of test subjects were walking around with the bacteria C. diff.

POSTED JULY 13, 2018 10:53 AM
$550 million awarded in lawsuit linking cancer, baby powder
A St. Louis jury has awarded $550 million to nearly two dozen women who claimed asbestos in Johnson & Johnson's talcum powder caused their ovarian cancer.

POSTED JULY 13, 2018 5:04 AM
Dunklin Co. residents to vote on tax hikes to fund new hospital
A month after Dunklin County’s only hospital shut its doors, residents are considering two tax increases to build a new hospital.

POSTED JULY 10, 2018 12:04 PM
Mom finds offbeat way to treat sunburn
One Texas mom applied menthol foam shaving cream for 30 minutes, which made the sunburn disappear in about a day.

POSTED JULY 11, 2018 10:40 AM
Father may lose all four limbs after contracting flesh-eating bacteria in NJ
The father contracted the disease while crabbing in a New Jersey river, according to his daughter.

POSTED JULY 10, 2018 6:58 AM
New drug weaponizes viruses against deadly brain cancer
The polio virus, combined with the common cold virus, may help prolong life in some patients.

POSTED JULY 10, 2018 12:12 PM
Doctors say diet soda tricks your body into weight gain
According to doctors, sweeteners in diet sodas could be tricking your body into weight gain.

POSTED JULY 09, 2018 9:41 AM

News – Insurance Journal

Health Officials Investigating Tennessee Zipline Sickness Outbreak
The Tennessee Department of Health says its investigation continues into gastrointestinal illness that affected more than 500 people who visited a zipline attraction. Officials have said E. coli bacteria caused the sickness, but the Health Department said Thursday that some …

POSTED JULY 17, 2018 5:02 AM
CFA Institute Adds Cryptocurrency, Blockchain to Curriculum
It might be the definitive sign that cryptocurrencies have arrived on Wall Street. CFA Institute, whose grueling three-level program has helped train more than 150,000 financial professionals, is adding topics on cryptocurrencies and blockchain to its Level I and II …

POSTED JULY 17, 2018 5:00 AM
FDA Cites Drug Warning Scam Over Online Medications
People who tried to order medicine online or over the phone have received fake U.S. Food and Drug Administration warning letters instead of the products they bought, in what appears to be an international extortion scam, the agency said on …

POSTED JULY 17, 2018 5:00 AM
5 Southeast States Participate in Speed Enforcement Operation
Georgia joins Alabama and three other states in a week-long speed enforcement operation beginning Monday. “Operation Southern Shield” will run through Sunday, July 22. Law enforcement in Georgia and Alabama will join Florida, Tennessee and South Carolina in pulling over …

POSTED JULY 17, 2018 4:46 AM
J.M. Wilson Adds Silverman as Assistant Transportation Underwriter in South Carolina
J.M. Wilson has added Cassandra Silverman as assistant transportation underwriter to its North Charleston, S.C., office. Silverman is responsible for quoting new and renewal business, corresponding with carrier underwriters, and assisting independent agents in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and …

POSTED JULY 17, 2018 4:04 AM
Arthur J. Gallagher Acquires The Jack Nebel Companies in Illinois
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has acquired North Barrington, Ill.-based The Jack Nebel Companies Inc. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Jack Nebel, Brian Nebel and their associates will continue to operate from their current location under the direction …

POSTED JULY 16, 2018 9:19 PM
Workers’ Comp ‘Disruptor’ Launching in California for Injured Farm Employees
An insurtech startup says it will disrupt California’s workers’ compensation system with “technology-enabled triage and care coordination” for California Farm Management. ChronWell, a mobile platform for the workers’ comp industry, announced on Monday that it will launch its pilot program …

POSTED JULY 16, 2018 8:55 PM
J.M. Wilson Taps Francis, Gibbons and Hassan in Midwest
J.M. Wilson has named Steve Francis as assistant transportation underwriter in the Arlington Heights, Ill. office. The firm has also named Ryan Gibbons a transportation underwriter in the Westerville, Ohio office, and Sarah Hassan as agency information coordinator in the …

POSTED JULY 16, 2018 7:39 PM
New Orleans Won’t Have to Return $2B in Hurricane Katrina Grants
Congressman Cedric Richmond says New Orleans can keep $2 billion in Federal Emergency Management Agency grants approved to fix sewers and water pipes damaged by Hurricane Katrina. A Department of Homeland Security audit last July said FEMA should take back …

POSTED JULY 16, 2018 7:24 PM
The Doctors Co. in California Names Bashaw Senior Vice President
Napa, Calif.-based The Doctors Co. has named Kerin Torpey Bashaw senior vice president of patient safety and risk management. Bashaw reports to Bill Fleming, chief operating officer. Bashaw has more than 20 years of experience. She has held a variety …

POSTED JULY 16, 2018 7:18 PM

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