SATURDAY, Oct. 23, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Your Jack-o’-Lantern may be more than scary — it could be dangerous. Pumpkin carving is the leading cause of injuries associated with Halloween, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Between October and November 2018 in the United States, 44% of Halloween-linkedContinue Reading

MONDAY, Oct. 18, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Pop singer Britney Spears was at the height of her fame in 2008 when, through a series of arcane legal maneuverings, her father gained conservatorship over her and took control of her personal and financial affairs. Spears’ plight and the #FreeBritney movement hasContinue Reading

FRIDAY, Oct. 15, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Adult staff in schools are more likely than students to suffer sudden cardiac arrest, but automated external defibrillators (AEDs) are often used and improve the chances of survival, a new study finds. AEDs are portable devices that deliver an electric shock to tryContinue Reading

TUESDAY, Oct. 5, 2021 (HealthDay News) — The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has hit minority groups in the United States hard, with significantly more deaths among Black and Hispanic Americans compared with white and Asian Americans, a new study finds. According to the report, these disparities highlight the need to addressContinue Reading

MONDAY, Oct. 4, 2021 (HealthDay News) — The United States has now surpassed 700,000 coronavirus deaths, as the highly contagious Delta variant continues to hold the country in its grip. America continues to have more COVID-19 deaths than any other the country in the world, followed by Brazil with moreContinue Reading