Mum investigating if salmonella from pork scratchings caused heart failure

Mum-of-two Susan Williamson, 64, has instructed lawyers to investigate whether the salmonella she caught from a pack of pork scratchings was the cause of her heart failure at a County Durham hospital A mum-of-two has started legal action to find out if pork scratchings linked to a salmonella outbreak led to her heart failure. The […]

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Fast food addict who spent £10,000 a year on takeaways shows off 10st weight loss

Former fast food addict Carlie Lin, 37, from Balham in South London, confessed she used to spend thousands of pounds on takeaways each year A fast food addict who spent £800 a month on takeaways says she’s excited to flaunt her 10-stone weight loss on her first holiday in years. Carlie Lin, 37, from Balham […]

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Mum killed in horror crash during maternity leave ‘had whole life ahead of her’

Lauren Johnson, 33, was killed after a speeding Toyota Auris driven by an elderly man mounted the pavement and hit her, leaving her family devastated A mum-of-two on maternity leave was killed in a horrific smash with her “whole life ahead of her”, a court has been told. Lauren Johnson, 33, was killed after a […]

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Patient economic burden for cancer care $21.1 billon in 2019

Patient economic burden associated with cancer care was projected to be $21.1 billion in 2019, according to a report published online Oct. 26 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Y. Robin Yabroff, Ph.D., from the American Cancer Society in Kennesaw, Georgia, and colleagues quantified patient economic burden, including out-of-pocket and patient-time costs, associated […]

It’s time to replace your smoke alarm batteries

Setting your clocks back an hour this Sunday also means it’s time to replace the batteries in your smoke detectors and carbon monoxide alarms, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) says. Working alarms are especially important because people are spending more time at home due to the pandemic, which means furnaces, fireplaces and other […]