Drinking a little alcohol won’t kill you before someone who has never had a drink

Drinking a little alcohol won’t kill you before someone who has never had a drink

First, the good news: A pinch of alcohol here and there probably won’t kill you. But it won’t help you live longer either. For a study published Friday in the journal JAMA Network Open, researchers attempted to make sense of years of conflicting evidence on the health effects of alcohol. Some research suggests that drinking … Read more

Pope Francis visits hospitalized children, scheduled for discharge on Saturday

Pope Francis visits hospitalized children, scheduled for discharge on Saturday

VATICAN CITY, March 31 (Reuters) – Pope Francis baptized a baby and welcomed children to Rome’s Gemelli Hospital on Friday as he appeared to be recovering quickly from bronchitis that required him to be hospitalized longer. early this week. Francis is expected to return home on Saturday, awaiting the results of his final medical tests, … Read more

Protesters demand action against guns at Tennessee Statehouse

NASHVILLE, Tennessee, March 30 (Reuters) – Protesters flooded the Tennessee State House on Thursday demanding lawmakers toughen gun laws following a school shooting in Nashville that killed six people, including three 9-year-old children. More than a thousand people joined the protest organized by local mothers, filling the building’s rotunda and forcing highway patrol officers to … Read more

Mysterious 2022 childhood hepatitis outbreak linked to common childhood respiratory virus, studies find

CNN — An outbreak of severe and unexplained acute hepatitis in previously healthy children in 2022 may be linked to adeno-associated virus 2, or AAV2, according to three independent studies published Thursday in the journal Nature. Between April and July 2022, more than 1,000 children worldwide — including at least 350 in the United States … Read more

Fort Campbell helicopter crash: 9 soldiers killed after 2 Black Hawk helicopters crash in Kentucky during training mission, army says

CNN — Nine U.S. service members were killed after two helicopters from the 101st Airborne Division crashed Wednesday night in southwestern Kentucky, officials said. There were no survivors. The two HH-60 Black Hawk helicopters crashed around 10 p.m. in Trigg County near the Tennessee border, officials from nearby Fort Campbell said. said early Thursday. They … Read more

Kenyan police and crowds clash in third wave of price hike protests

NAIROBI, March 30 (Reuters) – Protesters threw stones at police in the Kenyan capital and assailants set fire to an office run by the president’s party in a western town on Thursday in a third wave of protests organized by his opponents. Thousands of people have joined marches called by opposition leader Raila Odinga against … Read more

Republican Senator Rand Paul opposes TikTok ban push in Congress

WASHINGTON, March 29 (Reuters) – Republican Senator Rand Paul on Wednesday opposed congressional efforts to ban the popular Chinese social media app TikTok, which is used by more than 150 million Americans. A small but growing number of Democrats and Republicans have raised concerns, citing free speech and other issues and opposing legislation targeting TikTok … Read more

Pet cats and dogs may help protect infants from food allergies, study finds

CNN — Children who live with cats or dogs during fetal development and infancy may be less likely than other children to develop food allergies, according to a new study. The study, published Wednesday in the journal PLOS One, analyzed data from more than 65,000 children from Japan. It found that children exposed to indoor … Read more

Guns are the leading cause of death among children and adolescents in the United States

CNN — Firearms have been the leading cause of death among American children and teens, since overtaking car accidents in 2020. Firearms accounted for nearly 19% of child deaths (ages 1 to 18) in 2021, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Wonder Database. Nearly 3,600 children died in gun-related incidents that year. … Read more

What should we know about the Marburg virus? Our medical analyst explains

CNN — Equatorial Guinea, a West African country, declared an outbreak of Marburg virus disease in mid-February. There have been at least nine laboratory-confirmed cases, seven of which have resulted in death, and 20 probable cases of people who have died in this outbreak, according to the World Health Organization. Today, authorities in Tanzania, East … Read more