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A Savage Murderer in Canada Gets Sentenced to Life

...s's mother Sharon Fortis, who cried and wiped away tears during the sentencing, called the sentence "bittersweet" and said it would do nothing to diminish the loss of her daughter. The judge also ordered Sylvester to submit his DNA for the national sex offenders registry and also agreed to the Crown's r...

Jolie Laughed Her Way Through Childbirth!

...her mind, and that she began laughing so hard that tears were rolling down her face. "They were trying to...t the IV in me, and I began laughing so hard, with tears rolling down my face. I was out of my mind, Contactmusic quoted her, as saying. Her laughing spree...

Pride, Even the Hubristic Kind, Allows Us to Survive

...oups and cultures. For instance, just as a flow of tears and down-turned lips indicate sadness, a faint grin, a little inflated chest and hands on hips hint a person's pride. The researchers also found that when a person experiences authentic pride, he or she was more expected to score high on extraversi...

Ontario Grants Fast-Track Compensation Rights for Work-Related Illnesses

... the general population. Nathan Shaw, 22, shed tears of joy at the announcement of the new laws, Thursday:"I'm speechless. It's been a hard battle for many firefighters and their families across the province. When asked if the new law was a fitting legacy to his father, Bob Shaw, who died of esophage...

Many Hours on Computer may Harm Eyes

...dry eyes, take frequent breaks and keep artificial tears -- lubricant eye drops -- handy at your desk, Weaver said. You can also prevent eyestrain by positioning the monitor in an ergonomically correct position. The monitor should be located 16 inches to 30 inches from your eyes, depending on how large t...

Many Hours on Computer may Harm Eyes

...dry eyes, take frequent breaks and keep artificial tears -- lubricant eye drops -- handy at your desk, Weaver said. You can also prevent eyestrain by positioning the monitor in an ergonomically correct position. The monitor should be located 16 inches to 30 inches from your eyes, depending on how large t...

Dynamic Sonography Accurate in Diagnosing Muscle Tears

... the diagnosis, management and follow-up of muscle tears and hematomas, according to a recent study conduct...nt tool to diagnose, follow-up and document muscle tears for proper management, said Ashok Kumar Nath, MD, lead author of the study. Of the 50 patients, 46...

Ontario Grants Fast-Track Compensation Rights for Work-Related Illnesses

... the general population. Nathan Shaw, 22, shed tears of joy at the announcement of the new laws, Thursday:"I'm speechless. It's been a hard battle for many firefighters and their families across the province.” When asked if the new law was a fitting legacy to his father, Bob Shaw, who died of esophag...

Dry Eyes Are More Than a Nuisance

...can get in the way of daily living. Our eyes need tears to keep them healthy. In most people, a constant tear film lubricates and protects the eyes. In people with DES, a decreased production of fluid can weaken the tear film, causing the eye to become dry, irritated and uncomfortable. In a recent study...

Autoimmune Diseases can Be Prevented by Green Tea

...'s syndrome, which damages the glands that produce tears and saliva. They found significantly less salivary gland damage in a group treated with green tea extract, suggesting a reduction of the Sjogren's symptom commonly referred to as dry mouth. Dry mouth can also be caused by certain drugs, radiation a...

New York City Plans to Promote Circumcision

...otentially increasing the risk of infection. Small tears in the foreskin as a result of intercourse could also promote entry of the virus. After circumcision the penile shaft and glans develops more epithelial keratinization, a process which makes the penis less susceptible to viral invasion. The WHO end...

British Doctors Eye for Private Hospitals in India

... junior doctors in several hospitals broke down in tears when they realized they had not been shortlisted. In some areas, senior doctors and consultants refused to conduct interviews due to the anomalies in the system that excluded thousands of British doctors. Amidst the frustration and ennui over Briti...

Record Donation to Children’s Hospita

It’s a gift that brought tears to the receiver and to the giver//. An outstand...lmonary artery from her heart to her lungs, was in tears as he thanked Mr. Labatt during a meeting, where the donation was announced. More than 3,000 Canad...

Common BP Drug Treats Muscular Dystrophy

..."Running a mile down the street causes microscopic tears in leg muscles, which normally go unnoticed because muscles are so efficient at repairing themselves." Dietz's team then wondered whether the muscle improvement from blocking TGF-beta was specific to Marfan syndrome or possibly represented a strat...

Tears Reveal Some of Their Deepest Secrets to Researchers

... no secret why we shed tears. But exactly what our tears are made of has remained a mystery to scientists./...iddle, watery layer – what we normally think of as tears when we cry – is sandwiched between a layer of mucus and an outer layer of fatty, oily substances co...

Methamphetamine Use Increases Risks of Artery Tears and Stroke

...sociated with increased risks of major neck artery tears and stroke,// according to an article published in... artery dissection, it’s therefore likely that the tears in the arteries may be due to a drug class effect rather than a specific drug, like methamphetamine,...

Two-Slice-Touch Rule

...ictive value increased from 91% to 94% in meniscal tears and from 83% to 96% for lateral meniscal tears. 'The sports medicine physicians at our institution have expressed how much they value our high positive predictive value for the diagnosis of a meniscal tear when using the two-slice-touch rule,' sai...

Cigarette Smoking Impedes Tendon-to-Bone Healing

...arm and stabilize the shoulder joint. Rotator cuff tears involve one or more of the tendons. The injuries are more common as people age and more common in the dominant arm. The true incidence of the injuries is hard to determine because between 5 percent and 40 percent of people who may have a torn rotator...

Yet Another Reason not to Smoke

...arm and stabilize the shoulder joint. Rotator cuff tears involve one or more of the tendons. The injuries are more common as people age and more common in the dominant arm. The true incidence of the injuries is hard to determine because between 5 percent and 40 percent of people who may have a torn rotator...

Messy Diapers May be Sign of Severe Intestinal Infection

...dehydration – fewer wet diapers and crying with no tears – and contact their child’s health care provider if dehydration continues for several hours. Gilsdorf also recommends that parents avoid giving their infant any type of over-the-counter medication for diarrhea. “Some of those medications contain as...

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