In 2017, 569 people in Alberta died of accidental fentanyl poisoning. Daryl Sen was one of them.
Support centers for victims of sexual assault are being flooded with calls in the wake of the Brett Kavanaugh hearing
Victims of sexual assault are coming forward with their stories following Christine Blasey Ford’s accusation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Support centers around the country are being flooded with calls from first-time reporters of sexual assault. The list of victims to come forward include lawmakers and the daughter of President Ronald Reagan. NEW YORK […]
A TEAM of top experts are to tackle foetal alcohol syndrome, as a shock study reveals up to a quarter of children in care suffer irreversible damage because their mothers drank during pregnancy. The Department of Health advisory panel is to be launched this week and will be chaired by deputy chief medical officer Professor […]
Drinking during pregnancy is very dangerous for the child (Image: Kiyoshi Hijiki/Getty Images) It aims to slash the numbers of women who drink during pregnancy, which is estimated at 40 per cent – the fourth highest total in the world. A Department of Health spokeswoman said it is committed to finding ways to “support vulnerable […]
‘It had been a chaotic morning’: Brett Kavanaugh says he didn’t recognize Parkland shooting victim’s father when he tried to shake his hand
Andrew Harnik/AP Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh says he would have shaken the hand of Fred Guttenberg, the father of a shooting victim from Parkland, Florida, had he recognized him before he was whisked away by security detail. The moment was captured in a photograph that went viral on social media. Kavanaugh said in a […]
ALMOST four hundred former school pupils will die of lung cancer every year after being exposed to asbestos while at school, research shows. It means Britain will have the highest number of ex-pupils and teachers in the world to die after exposure to the deadly substance.
ALMOST four hundred people will die of lung cancer every year after being exposed to asbestos while at school, research shows. It means Britain will have the highest number of ex-pupils and teachers in the world to die after exposure to the deadly substance.
Beth Gibbons and her mother Michelle (Image: NC) Despite this, schools have no obligation to tell parents whether asbestos is present in their child’s school. Health and Safety Executive (HSE) figures show deaths from asbestos-related lung cancer, mesothelioma, among teachers and support staff have risen by a third – to 40 each year – between […]
Family and friends identify Madden tournament shooting victims as Elijah Clayton and Taylor Robertson
EA Sports Family and friends have named the two victims who died during a shooting at a gaming tournament in Jacksonville, Florida on Sunday, according to media reports. Police have not confirmed the identities of the victims, but fellow gamers identified 22-year-old Elijah Clayton, who goes by the gaming alter ego TrueBoy, and 27-year-old Taylor […]
Gamers from across the eSports industry are paying tribute to the victims of the Madden shooting in Jacksonville
Mark Wallheiser/Getty Images Several prominent gamers and eSports leagues mourned the victims of Sunday’s mass shooting at a Madden tournament in Jacksonville, Florida. The shooting occurred during the first event of the Madden eSports season. The shooting could prompt a re-evaluation of security measures at the growing number of eSports tournaments. The gaming community reacted […]