The Grim Reaper certainly worked overtime during the month of May. Throughout this year’s May Sweeps period (which concluded on Wednesday), more than 30 small-screen characters met their demise — some of them rather grisly, in fact. (The bright side? This year’s tally of 33 deaths is considerably lower than the 44 that last year’s […]
Close to 1,000 Canadians die each year because of their jobs, according to official numbers from Canada’s workers’ compensation agencies. But a new study says that figure is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the true extent of work-related deaths across the country.
Flu activity is still high in Canada, and the youngest kids are being hit hardest, federal health officials reported Friday.
Spain has issued a ban on the painkiller Nolotil, also known as metamizole, from being prescribed to British tourists, according to The Local. A recent inquiry has linked the medicine to the deaths of to ten British tourists in the country. The ten tourists reportedly fell ill with agranulosis, which can result in blood poisoning […]
Pedestrian deaths for children between four and eight years of age are 10 times more likely on Halloween than other nights, researchers say.
Pharmaceutical company ITH Pharma Ltd has been charged with a litany of offences following the deaths of babies at a number of British hospitals, police have announced. London-based, ITH Pharma Ltd, is facing criminal charges after allegedly supplying contaminated feed to premature babies. READ MORE: Human body parts among tonnes of waste piled up in NHS […]
There’s little doubt that air quality has generally improved in the US in recent decades, but quantifying that improvement has been difficult. However, a recently published University of North Carolina study might have produced a more tangible figure. The NASA- and EPA-backed report determined that American deaths from air pollution dropped by 47 percent between […]
Back in 2015, Avengers Age of Ultron saw Scarlet Witch inflict a nightmare on Tony Stark. In the vision Iron Man came across his fellow Avengers dead on a battlefield, with Captain America breathing his last few breaths. Some Marvel fans are wondering if this is a precursor to the original team – who all […]
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Russian ombudsman for children’s rights has revealed shocking statistics of fatal incidents involving children and proposed to develop a nationwide program to boost children’s safety in public places. Read more At the Monday press-conference summing up the results of the nationwide Childhood Safety campaign, ombudsman Anna Kuznetsova said that 492 children died in accidents during […]