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This is the category for Health. Refresh this list to see the latest articles. 30 September 2022: Shooting injures three at Kennywood amusement park in Pennsylvania, US 9 September 2022: Top Thrill Dragster roller coaster in Ohio, US permanently closed following serious accident 6 September 2022: Texas identifies first death involving monkeypox 11 July 2022: Virginia reports suspected monkeypox case 17 May 2022: Bans off Our Bodies protests occur across United States after leaked SupremeContinue reading

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Wikinews interviews 2020 Melbourne Lord Mayor Candidate Wayne Tseng

This article mentions the Wikimedia Foundation, one of its projects, or people related to it. Wikinews is a project of the Wikimedia Foundation. Thursday, October 22, 2020 2020 Melbourne Lord Mayor candidate Wayne Tseng answered some questions about his campaign for the upcoming election from Wikinews. The Lord Mayor election in the Australian city is scheduled to take place this week. Tseng runs a firm called eTranslate, which helps software developers to make the softwareContinue reading

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TV host Conan O’Brien accepts US$45 million settlement with NBC

Thursday, January 21, 2010 After a long night of negotiations, United States television personality and seven-month host of The Tonight Show Conan O’Brien and his network, NBC, have reached a deal that would buy out the contracts of O’Brien and his staff for US$45 million and reinstate Jay Leno as the show’s host starting March 1, O’Brien’s manager told media on Thursday. In this agreement, O’Brien will walk away with more than $33 million. TheContinue reading

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Stock exchange merger could end San Francisco stock trading

Sunday, July 24, 2005 After the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) completes its acquisition of Chicago-based electronic trading company, Archipelago Holdings within the next 12 months, the impact will also be felt in San Francisco, California as the future of the 123-year-old Pacific Exchange (PCX) becomes murky. This stems from a deal struck in January of this year, before the NYSE merger, when Archipelago struck a deal worth $83 million to take over operations ofContinue reading

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Dying Canadian infant moved to U.S. hospital for medical treatment

Tuesday, March 15, 2011 A thirteen-month-old Canadian infant dying from a unknown neurological condition was transferred Sunday night from a Canadian hospital, where he had received treatment since October 2010, to a U.S. hospital. In January, a Canadian Superior Court judge had ruled that the Canadian hospital could remove the infant’s breathing tube against the parents’ wishes and issued a do-not-resuscitate order. ‘Now that we have won the battle against the medical bureaucracy in Canada,Continue reading

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Wikinews interviews the Wikimania 2010 Poland bid promoter

Tuesday, December 30, 2008 This article mentions the Wikimedia Foundation, one of its projects, or people related to it. Wikinews is a project of the Wikimedia Foundation. Wikimania is an annual conference for users, developers and other people involved in the wiki projects operated by the Wikimedia Foundation. It is held yearly since 2005. The first conference was held in Frankfurt, Germany, on August 4-8, 2005. The second one was held in Boston, USA (onContinue reading

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Edmund White on writing, incest, life and Larry Kramer

Thursday, November 8, 2007 What you are about to read is an American life as lived by renowned author Edmund White. His life has been a crossroads, the fulcrum of high-brow Classicism and low-brow Brett Easton Ellisism. It is not for the faint. He has been the toast of the literary elite in New York, London and Paris, befriending artistic luminaries such as Salman Rushdie and Sir Ian McKellen while writing about a family whereContinue reading

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School stampede in China kills eight, injures dozens more

Tuesday, December 8, 2009 State media reported earlier today that a stampede in a school in China has killed at least eight people and injured an additional 26. The accident occurred at 21:10 local time at the Yucai Middle School, a privately-run institution in city of Xiangxiang, located in the Hunan Province. Reports say that several students were leaving their studies when one fell down a staircase, causing others to lose their balance and tumbleContinue reading

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Apes and birds are able to plan ahead: psychologists

Friday, May 19, 2006 According to psychologists in Leipzig, Germany, apes and some birds are able to plan their actions ahead of time. Psychologists Nicholas Mulcahy and Josep Call at Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology say that apes are able to save tools to use at a later time, that will assist them in retrieving food. The results of the testing are “groundbreaking” and is “a starting point from which we can begin toContinue reading

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Toothpaste fills cavities without drilling

Thursday, February 24, 2005 A paste containing synthetic tooth enamel can seal small cavities without drilling. Kazue Yamagishi and colleagues at the FAP Dental Institute in Tokyo say that the paste can repair small cavities in 15 minutes. Currently, fillers don’t stick to such small cavities so dentists must drill bigger holes. Hydroxyapatite crystals, of which natural enamel is made, bond with teeth to repair tiny areas of damage. Yamagishi and colleagues have tested theirContinue reading

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