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Teen Dies From Birthday Meal After Telling Staff of His Allergy During His Order – Newsweek

Owen Carey simply wanted to celebrate his 18th birthday with his girlfriend at a popular London eatery. Careful of what he chose to eat, he let the staff at Byron Burgers know he had a dairy allergy, and asked if the grilled chicken would be ok. After feeling assured it would be safe to eat,… Read More »

Getting a ‘Hollywood’ wax may not increase STI risk, after all

Many health and hygiene guides advise women, in particular, to avoid shaving or waxing all or most of their pubic hair to maintain their “natural barrier” against sexually transmitted infections. But is this a misconception? Completely removing pubic hair most likely does not influence the risk of STIs, according to recent findings. Many women, often… Read More »

'Fussy eater' (17) left blind and deaf after diet of chips, sausages and crisps

A teenager has been left blind and partially deaf after living off a diet of chips, sausages and crisps. The British 17-year-old’s diet was so bad he suffered from a condition normally only seen in malnourished third-world children. Researchers from Bristol Eye Hospital have published a report into the boy’s case, which believed to be the first… Read More »

CDC warns against vaping after mysterious spike in lung illnesses

Public health officials are warning against using e-cigarettes and other vaping products after a surge in mysterious respiratory illnesses that have been linked back to vaping. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued an advisory that “includes the recommendation that while this investigation is ongoing, if you are concerned about these specific health… Read More »