Minor Falls Causing Major Injuries

Minor Falls Causing Major Injuries

The NHS Information Centre has released and claimed that more than 20,800 people required hospital treatment after falling out of bed in just one year. Between March 2010 and February 2011, around 12,000 people were treated for injuries caused because of chair falls whereas 6,400 people tilted down from ladders and another 1,200 due to falls from trees, notified the report.

Annoyed Mother Warns Ruthless Internet Trolls

Annoyed Mother Warns Ruthless Internet Trolls

Yesterday, an annoyed mother, Vickey, 42, expressed her irritation towards ruthless internet trolls, posting inhuman and unkind comments on her terminally ill daughter’s blog. While warning the culprits, Vicky warned them, particularly the one addressing her daughter as bitch and asking about her death, they must understand that they are traceable.

Police Forces of East of England Honored

On Thursday, Police Forces in the East of England were recognized by the National Policing Improvement Agency for their work to promote volunteer policing. The Eastern Region Employer Support Policing Team was honored at the agency’s annual Special Constable and Police Support Volunteer Awards. The team has a total of 226 special constables who are supported by their employers.

Health Secretary Takes Back NHS Reforms

Health Secretary Takes Back NHS Reforms

Health Secretary, Andrew Lansley has made it clear that the previously adopted health reforms have been taken back by the health department. Earlier, the authorities claimed that about 5,000 more patients would survive cancer each year under the Health Secretary’s plan of privatization, but now these plans have been cancelled and no privatization will take place.

Boston’s Pilgrim Hospital Accused Of Neglecting Patient Care

Boston’s Pilgrim Hospital Accused Of Neglecting Patient Care

A report revealed by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has alleged that the Boston's Pilgrim Hospital had not met required standards in 12 of 16 categories. The report has highlighted that the hospital has failed to meet the nutritional needs of patients. Finding itself faulty, the United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust said it "apologized unreservedly".

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Arctic sea ice dips to record low for winter

Giving a strong signal of a global warming, the Colorado-based National Snow & Ice Data Center has announced that extent of floating ice in the Arctic region hit a new low for winter.

Urinating, pouring alcohol on jellyfish sting can make things worse: study

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Whales’ ‘super groups’ mystify researchers

Marine biologists are struggling to figure out why humpback whales, typically solitary creatures, are hanging out in densely packed “super groups” off the coast of South Africa.

Sprint, U.S. Cellular kick off preorders for LG G6

After Verizon Wireless, T-Mobile and AT&T, telecommunication services providers Sprint and U.S. Cellular have also kicked off preorders for the LG G6 on their respective networks.

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People around the globe are being urged to switch off their lights for an hour on Saturday night to mark Earth Hour and support action on climate change.

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Arctic sea ice dips to record low for winter

Giving a strong signal of a global warming, the Colorado-based National Snow & Ice Data Center has announced that extent of floating ice in the Arctic region hit a new low f

Urinating, pouring alcohol on jellyfish sting can make things worse: study

Urinating and pouring alcohol on a jellyfish sting are some of the most commonly suggested home remedies.

Whales’ ‘super groups’ mystify researchers

Marine biologists are struggling to figure out why humpback whales, typically solitary creatures, are hanging out in densely packed “super groups” off the coast of South Africa.

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NASA announces new mission to measure interstellar cosmic material

U.S. space agency NASA has announced a new mission to measure cosmic material in between stars to help astronomers determine the life cycle of interstellar gas in the Milky Way.

Uber suspends self-driving testing program in Arizona

In wake of a car crash involving one of its autonomous cars, Uber has officially suspended its self-driving testing program in the U.S. state of Arizona.

Hundreds of millions of people to switch off lights to mark Earth Hour

People around the globe are being urged to switch off their lights for an hour on Saturday night to mark Earth Hour and support action on climate change.

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