it's because of all the working hours and cocaine

Tuesday, 24 January 2017

Canada oil pipeline spills 200,000 liters on aboriginal land

quote [ A pipeline in the western Canadian province of Saskatchewan has leaked 200,000 liters (52,834 gallons) of oil in an aboriginal community, the provincial government said on Monday. ]

[SFW] [health] [+3 Sad]
[by Kelyn@7:07pmGMT] [8 comments]

Friday, 20 January 2017

Man evicted from hospital for blocking bed for two years

quote [ A hospital applies for a court order to remove a patient who had occupied a bed "unnecessarily". ]
[SFW] [health]
[by XregnaR@1:09pmGMT] [2 comments]

Thursday, 19 January 2017

The dying officer treated for cancer with baking soda

quote [ Naima Houder-Mohammed believed Robert O Young, the father of the alkaline diet, could cure her. It didn't turn out as she hoped. ]

I mean it does help with odors in your fridge, but...
[SFW] [health] [+3 WTF]
[by XregnaR@2:13pmGMT] [1 comment]

Saturday, 14 January 2017

US agrees to pay billions to Marines affected by toxic water

quote [ The Obama administration has agreed to provide disability benefits totaling more than $2 billion to veterans who had been exposed to contaminated drinking water while assigned to Camp Lejeune in North? ]
[SFW] [health] [+3 Good]
[by XregnaR@1:34pmGMT] [2 comments]

Wednesday, 11 January 2017

Microsoft Anti-Porn Workers Sue Over PTSD

quote [ Ex-employees of the company?s online safety team say they had to watch horrific online videos of child abuse, bestiality, and murders?and that Microsoft ignored their PTSD. ]
[SFW] [health] [+4 Sad]
[by XregnaR@9:30pmGMT] [19 comments]

A Swedish pharmacy made a billboard that starts coughing whenever a smoker is near

quote [ The campaign is way of helping customers keep their New Year's resolutions of quitting. ]

[SFW] [health]
[by XregnaR@4:53pmGMT] [15 comments]

Tuesday, 10 January 2017

Trump asks vaccine skeptic Robert Kennedy Jr. to lead commission on ?vaccine safety?

quote [ Kennedy has pushed a widely discredited theory that vaccines cause autism, which the president-elect also supports. ]

Football bat hits golf puck.
[SFW] [health] [+7 WTF]
[by XregnaR@8:10pmGMT] [17 comments]

Sunday, 8 January 2017

German Greens float sex prescriptions for disabled

quote [ Germany's Green Party says disabled people should be able to claim back the cost of sex work. ]

What about those who just can manage to get laid on their own?
[SFW] [health] [+2 Interesting]
[by XregnaR@8:57pmGMT] [6 comments]

France introduces opt-out policy on organ donation

quote [ Change in law means consent for organs to be removed is presumed unless person joins official ?refusal register?

The European Union has highlighted the lack of organs for transplant and the increasing number of patients on waitings lists worldwide. Its figures claim that in 2014, 86,000 people were waiting for organ donations in EU states, Norway and Turkey, and 16 people were dying every day while waiting for a transplant. ]

Improved auto safety means less organ recycling. Self-driving cars will only make it worse (see extended).

[SFW] [health] [+9 Good]
[by HoZay@1:41amGMT] [11 comments]

Thursday, 5 January 2017

Dementia rates 'higher near busy roads'

quote [ People who live near major roads have higher rates of dementia, research suggests. ]

White noise does my head in...
[SFW] [health] [+4 Interesting]
[by XregnaR@1:01pmGMT] [13 comments]

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