Construction worker suicide rates are highest in the US, CDC study says

ADENOVIRUS OUTBREAK IN NEW JERSEY KILLS 11, OFFICIALS ORDER CENTER TO SEPARATE PATIENTS Men working in the arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media came in second — an increase of 47 percent during the years studied, according to the CDC. Installation, maintenance and repair rounded out the top three for males in 2015. Comparatively, in 2015, women working in arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media had the highest suicide rates for females, while women in protective services came in second. The third were women …

‘Legal high’ sales go underground

They said 31 outlets had closed, with a further 332 no longer stocking the drugs. Prices have gone up too and “significantly” fewer people are using them. But the report warns the drugs have become more potent, with new strands of them continuing to be produced. This suggests the ban has not yet brought an end to the “game of cat and mouse” between law enforcement agencies and those producing NPS. ‘You can still get hold of them’ The review …

Lil Pump Concert Venue Hit With Scary Tear Gas Attack Mid-Performance – Perez Hilton

This is so scary! The rapper Lil Pump was performing at Rock City in Nottingham, U.K. on Friday night, when somebody tossed tear gas into the crowd and ruined the show — and messed up a LOT of people’s health! Per TMZ, Lil Pump himself realized something was wrong when he was on stage, and he ran back stage for help, only to nearly pass out while being treated be medics. Scary!!! There are several videos out floating around right now showing various …

One Particular Kind Of Relationship Is Seriously Bad For Your Mental Health, Says Study

On/off relationships are big bucks in Hollywood. Entire films and TV shows depend on our investment in will-they-won’t-they, drawn-out relationships – Ross and Rachel, Carrie and Big, Joey and Dawson, Kermit and Miss Piggy – but did anyone actually think they were relationship goals? A study in the journal Family Relations has suggested that on/off relationships can be linked to signs of psychological distress. In the study, in which 545 people took part, 279 were in same-sex relationships and 266 in different-sex …

Florida sues Walgreens, CVS in connection with opioid crisis

“We will continue to pursue those companies that played a role in creating the opioid crisis,” said Attorney General Bondi. “Thousands of Floridians have suffered as a result of the actions of the defendants.” FEDS PROSECUTING FENTANYL OVERDOSE DEATHS AS HOMICIDES IN CRACKDOWN ON OPIOID DEALERS The amended complaint alleges that Walgreens and CVS were two of the largest opioid distributors in Florida and failed in their duties under Florida law to stop suspicious orders of opioids they received, according to …

Katie Porter, Elizabeth Warren’s Protg, Wins Southern California House Race

Katie Porter, a consumer law expert and former student of Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), flipped a GOP-held seat in California’s traditionally Republican Orange County. Donald TrumpHillary Clinton RELATED COVERAGE An Elizabeth Warren Protégé Is Defying The Odds In The Cradle Of California Conservatism another district And unlike some other Republicans in vulnerable seats, Walters stuck with Trump on his two major legislative initiatives ― the failed bid to repeal the ACA, as well as the tax cut bill that became law. …

Stan Lee, Pioneer Of The Marvel Universe, Dies At Age 95

Lee had previously suffered a health scare in January, when he was rushed to a Los Angeles hospital after experiencingtold the outlet the next day that he was stable and would be “staying there for a few days for some check ups as a safety precaution.” The Daily Beast reported that Lee was being financially “picked apart” as his health declined. Among those defrauding Lee were his daughter’s former business associate and his long-time bodyguard. Lee was born Stanley Martin Lieber in …

Jada Pinkett Smith On The Most Harmful Words 2 White Cops Shouted At Her

Jada Pinkett Smith said she will never forget the devastating slurs two white police offers shouted at her when she was younger.  Red Table Talk.”  Banfield-Jones shared her own experiences with racism, as she grew up during a time when she said she remembered “not being able to go to downtown and try on hats and different places that we weren’t allowed to go in in our own neighborhood.” “Blond hair on white women just triggers me, and I’ve had to …

Im Documenting Myself Slowly Dying From A Rare Disease To Show Why Euthanasia Should Be Legalized

My partner and I have been documenting daily life with a disability through Instagram without the filters and mushy inspo-porn. I’m brutally honest and open with my photos, revealing aspects of disabled life that you don’t often hear about. I’m Holly Warland, a 27-year-old woman from Australia and I have a rare condition called Limb Girdle Muscular Dystrophy. My LGMD involves the gradual deterioration of all my muscles from the chin down leaving me predominantly bed bound and reliant on …

Feeling left out of a hot market? This new outfit has a fund with shares of 30 top unicorns to sell you

When Equidate, a venture-backed secondaries marketplace based in San Francisco, closed its most recent round of funding with $50 million four months ago, it was hardly a surprising bet on the part of its backers. As startups linger ever longer as private companies, more people are looking to lock up shares wherever they can find them. Investors have plenty of platforms from which to choose. In addition to Equidate, other companies that match investors with “pre-IPO” company shares include EquityZen, …

What the FDAs restriction of e-cig flavors means for Juul

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb has revealed his plans to combat underage use of e-cigs and nicotine, which has grown 78 percent among high school students from 2017 to 2018. The commissioner today announced a plan that would remove all flavored electronic nicotine delivery system products — with the exception of tobacco, mint, menthol or non-flavored products — from any store where children under the age of 18 can see them. So what does this mean for Juul, a company that …

DeepMind hands off role as health app provider to parent Google

DeepMind’s recent foray into providing software as a service to U.K. hospitals has reached the end of its run. The Google -owned AI division has just announced it will be stepping back from providing a clinical alerts and task management healthcare app to focus on research — It’s been a phenomenal journey to see Streams go from initial idea to live deployment, and to hear how it’s helped change the lives of patients and the nurses and doctors who treat …

The 2018 Goop Gift Guide Is As Ridiculous As Ever! – Perez Hilton

Gwyneth Paltrow is clearly tired of that whole “stars — they’re just like us” nonsense. Her 2018 Goop Gift Guide has dropped, and it’s full of gifts for all the people in your life: the cook, the traveler, the lover… So many gifts for the lover… Photos: Oprah’s Favorite Things And as usual, the items are luxurious, ludicrous, and very, very, VERY expensive! Fill the stockings of various stuffees with these (below)! For The One And Only OMGs for the …

Teen Sings Her Way Through Brain Surgery So Doctors Can Preserve Her Talent

Musician Kira Iaconetti, 19, has been performing musical theater since she was a child and has ambitions of making it a career. “Inside Edition.” Dr. Jason Hauptmanan awake craniotomy, in which she was put  under anesthesia but kept awake during the surgery so she could sing to ignite the parts of the brain that focus on musical abilities. “Our focus was not only on taking care of the tumor but making her life better. We wanted to preserve the things …

FDA warns against honey pacifiers after Texas infants hospitalized with rare illness

The government agency issued the warning Friday after receiving “reports from the state of Texas that four infants have been hospitalized with botulism,” which is a “rare but serious” condition that can cause death in some cases. The honey pacifiers the infants used were purchased in Mexico though similar products can be found through online retailers in the U.S, the federal agency said. Botulism is “caused by a toxin that attacks the body’s nerves and causes difficulty breathing, muscle paralysis, and even …

Juul Labs reveals its plan to combat underage vape use

Juul will be removing non-tobacco flavored pods from all stores, including convenience stores and vape shops, according to a new plan the company released today. This comes exactly 60 days after the FDA demanded a more comprehensive plan from big e-cig makers to deal with the growing problem of underage use of these products. Juul’s plan is slightly more aggressive than the plan reportedly outlined by the FDA, which demands that all non-tobacco flavored products be removed from convenience stores …