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Southwest Airlines flight attendant’s gesture to soothe crying baby makes her story viral on internet

Southwest Airlines flight attendant’s gesture to soothe crying baby makes her story viral on internet

A Southwest Airlines flight attendant acted no less than a fairy for a couple, who was flying with their nine-month-old son for the first time. Flight attendant Anissa Charles went beyond her duty and took initiative to soothe the crying baby boy on the flight.

Heather Gooch, of New York, took on Facebook to praise the gesture of Anissa and how it helped them to have a comfortable journey. Gooch unveiled that she and her husband took their son on a flight from Florida last week.

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Southwest Airlines flight attendant’s gesture of soothing a crying baby changes negative impression about airlines

Southwest Airlines flight attendant’s gesture of soothing a crying baby changes negative impression about airlines

The way this mother of nine-month-old knew has shown gratitude towards a Southwest Airlines flight attendant, who calmed down her crying baby, has gone viral on the internet. The mother Heather Gooch has written a heart-touching note on Facebook page of Southwest Airlines about the incident and thanking the crew member, Alissa.

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Oregon becomes 1st US state to allow access of birth control without doctor’s prescription

Oregon becomes 1st US state to allow access of birth control without doctor’s prescription

Oregon has become the first state in the US to give green signal to the sale of over-the-counter birth control prescriptions. The approval means that the state will be able to prescribe birth control pills to women who pass a series of new laws for the 2016 legislative year.

Fructose facilitates lung metastasis and increases breast cancer risk

Fructose facilitates lung metastasis and increases breast cancer risk

Dietary sugar, especially fructose, significantly increases the risk of breast cancer tumors and metastasis in the lungs, warns an important study. Researchers at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have found fructose commonly found in table sugar and high-fructose corn syrup and in many food items to increase breast tumor growth and helps spread it.

In the current study, the researchers have examined the impact of dietary sugar on mammary gland tumor development in many mouse models along with mechanisms involved.

Prosecutors seek to have charges reinstated against woman having Auto-brewery syndrome: Reports

Prosecutors seek to have charges reinstated against woman having Auto-brewery syndrome: Reports

Despite being found that blood alcohol content at .33%, over four times than the state’s legal limit, a town judge lately has dismissed drinking and driving charges against this woman. You might be wondering as to why, the reason is the upstate New York woman suffers from a rare intestinal disorder called “Auto-Brewery Syndrome”, which sometimes turns ordinary food and beverages into alcohol in a person’s body.

New E. coli illnesses linked to Chipotle reported

New E. coli illnesses linked to Chipotle reported

Health officials have confirmed that new cases of E. coli illness have been reported in Johnson County and North Dakota, and victims in both cases ate at Chipotle Mexican Grill that was previously linked to nearly 150 illnesses in Boston.

The Kansas Department of Health & Environment confirmed new cases of the illness one each in Kansas and North Dakota and three in Oklahoma as part of an update on the wider the illness’ wider outbreak.

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Increased Sugar and Fructose Consumption Could Raise Cancer Risk: Study

Increased Sugar and Fructose Consumption Could Raise Cancer Risk: Study

According to a new study in mice, elevated sugar levels typical of Western diets raise the risk for breast cancer tumors and metastasis to the lungs. University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center researchers have discovered that fructose boosts the growth of breast tumor, and helps it spread.

Fructose is present in table sugar and high-fructose corn syrup, and is used in high percentage in lot of food items.

Diet Rich in Fructose and Sugar Raises Risk of Breast and Lung Cancer: Study

Diet Rich in Fructose and Sugar Raises Risk of Breast and Lung Cancer: Study

Excessive amount of sugar leads to many health issues and a new research has found a link between high consumption of sugar and cancer risk. As per a new study by researchers at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, taking western diet rich in sucrose and fructose, in table sugar and high-fructose corn syrup, levels increases the risk of developing breast and lung cancer. The current research project checked how sugar might fuel the growth of cancer and the study team found that impact of fructose is even higher.

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Oregon allows women to get birth control pills over-the-counter

Oregon, California allow women to get birth control pills over-the-counter

Women in Oregon no longer need to get an appointment at a clinic or with a doctor, being physically examined and take the prescription to be filled at a pharmacy for obtaining prescription birth control, thanks to a new law.

Starting 1st of January 2016, the state of Oregon allows women (who are at least 18) to access hormonal birth control drugs without needing a doctor’s prescription. Authorities say making over-the-counter birth control available will make women’s life a little easier.

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