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Nine Nurses in the Same Labor Unit Are All Due at the Same Time

Nine Nurses in the Same Labor Unit Are All Due at the Same Time

A baby boom is coming to the labor and delivery unit of a Maine hospital, where nine of its nurses will give birth to their babies around the same time. The labor and delivery nurses at Maine Medical Center in Portland are all due between April and July. “After each one of us started to say, ‘We’re pregnant,’ I think ... Read More »

Mum Who Took Illegal Cannabis Oil to Battle Terminal Cancer Given the All-Clear

Mum Who Took Illegal Cannabis Oil to Battle Terminal Cancer Given the All-Clear

Finding out that you are medically ill can be devastating, especially if the diagnosis is fatal. That’s what happened for 52-year-old Joy Smith. Two years ago, on August of 2016, her doctors diagnosed her with an incurable stomach and bowel cancer and told Joy that she would have around six weeks left to live – with chemotherapy only delaying the ... Read More »

Woman Choked To Death Trying To See How Many Jaffa Cakes She Could Fit In Her Mouth

Woman Choked To Death Trying To See How Many Jaffa Cakes She Could Fit In Her Mouth

A young 24 year old woman recently choked to death while attempting to see how many Jaffa Cakes she could fit in her mouth at one time. The young woman, Bethan Gaskin, was reportedly attempting a party trick, but then she blacked out and stopped breathing after some of the cakes got lodged in her windpipe. The loss of oxygen ... Read More »

You’ll Never Guess What They Found On McDonald’s Touchscreens

You’ll Never Guess What They Found On McDonald’s Touchscreens

The Metro published findings today from an investigation they did on random samplings of U.K. McDonald’s touch screens. The article was aptly titled “Poo Found on Every McDonald’s Touchscreen Tested.” According to the paper, they swabbed the new self-order machines in six different England locations—six in London and two in Birmingham. The breadth of different and concerning bacteria on each one worried Senior ... Read More »

Blind Golden Retriever Has ‘Seeing-Eye’ Puppy to Get Around

Blind Golden Retriever Has ‘Seeing-Eye’ Puppy to Get Around

A blind golden retriever has his own seeing-eye dog to help him get around. Charlie, the 11-year-old golden retriever, lost his vision to glaucoma. Now he has 4-month-old Maverick as his friend and guide puppy. Adam and Chelsea Stipe got him on New Year’s Day of this year, NBC CT reported. Charlie didn’t like Maverick in the beginning, but they eventually became ... Read More »

Record-Setting 5,000 People Stand in the Rain for Hours to See if They Are a Stem Cell Match for 5-Year-Old Battling Cancer

Record-Setting 5,000 People Stand in the Rain for Hours to See if They Are a Stem Cell Match for 5-Year-Old Battling Cancer

Over 5,000 people left event organizers breathless when they lined up this weekend to see if they were eligible to be stem cell donors for a five-year-old cancer patient. Five-year-old Oscar Saxelby-Lee was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer in December. It is an aggressive type of leukemia that causes the bone marrow to release immature white blood cells. ... Read More »

This Girl Remembers 10 Previous Incarnations (With Proof)

This Girl Remembers 10 Previous Incarnations (With Proof)

Reincarnation is something many believe in and also something many are skeptical about. That being said, there are tons of people who claim to be able to remember small things about their pasts but this girl remembers much more than most. One girl by the name of Joey Verwey has convinced many that she can remember bits and pieces of at least ... Read More »

20 Things to Know About People Dealing With ‘High-Functioning’ Depression

20 Things to Know About People Dealing With ‘High-Functioning’ Depression

High-functioning depression (often called dysthymia) is not common, not because it doesn’t exist, but because we often don’t see it. It’s difficult to identify this problem because of the disposition of the people who are dealing with it. They are usually hardworking, high-functioning people who, from the outside, appear perfectly fine. They carry on with their daily activities as smoothly ... Read More »

Gucci has opened a book store – and yes, it’s completely gorgeous

Gucci has opened a book store – and yes, it’s completely gorgeous

The destination show. Sneaker lotteries. The boutique cafe. Treasure hunts for limited-edition merchandise. These days fashion and shopping are as much about experience as they are about objects. Now Gucci, following on the heels of Alessandro Michele’s deeply immersive events this year—including a Resort show at the Alyscamps burial ground in Arles where models walked among flames, and a “mind-bending” exhibition with Maurizio Cattelan in Shanghai—is further enhancing the retail experience in ... Read More »

The Health Benefits of Burning Bay Leaves and How to Do It Safely

The Health Benefits of Burning Bay Leaves and How to Do It Safely

Bay leaves, otherwise known as laurel leaves, are a household staple for many people when it comes to fighting pests such as mice and cockroaches. However, many don’t realize just how many other health benefits they possess, from relieving anxiety to fighting pain, improving respiratory conditions and even balancing blood sugar levels. Here’s how to use bay leaves for respiratory conditions, blood ... Read More »