Visiting of Condemned Inmates Resumes at San Quentin10/06/2015 12:03Experts at the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said the outbreaks so far this year are not unusual, but the number of cases was larger than they typical amount.Seaton spent 26 years in the San Quentin State Prison under a death sentence for burglary, robbery and murder, which were linked to the case of Willis Paul Jones, who died in Riverside County...
Work Stress Is As Bad As Secondhand Smoke?10/06/2015 12:03Workplace stress isn't just annoying - it's as bad for your health as secondhand smoke, according to a new study by researchers at Harvard Business School and Stanford University."Using meta-analysis, we summarize 228 studies assessing the effects of 10 workplace stressors on four health outcomes. However, policy efforts to tackle the ever-increasing health costs and poor health outcomes in the United States have largely ignored the health effects of psychosocial workplace stressors such as high job demands, economic insecurity, and long work hours", the researchers noted...
Rita Ora's tears over X Factor big decision10/06/2015 12:03The singing competition we all know and love returned to our screens for another entertaining bout of auditions, as aspiring singers took to the stage to wow the new and improved judging panel.Since accepting the job as the co-host of The X Factor alongside his longtime pal Caroline Flack, Olly Murs has been on a strict diet and exercise regime...
66 cases of salmonella in 6 Arizona counties from cucumbers10/06/2015 12:03If you aren't sure whether or not you bought them, check with your retailer and ask if they sold cucumbers from Andrew & Williamson Fresh Produce.Nationwide, there were 285 people infected in 27 states.A San Diego woman is the first to die from a multistate salmonella outbreak linked to cucumbers, the county Health and Human Services Agency announced Friday...
Ghent University research: Farm dust protects kids against asthma, allergies10/06/2015 12:03Finally, the researchers found that among nearly 500 farm children, those carrying a mutation that lowers A20 activity were five times more likely to develop asthma. In mice who didn't, the endotoxin effect disappeared.An enzyme in the epithelial cells called A20 also resulted in dampening the inflammatory responses - something that did not happen in mice that lacked the gene to produce A20...