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911 Dispatcher Helps Utah Woman Deliver Baby During Emergency

911 Dispatcher Helps Utah Woman Deliver Baby During Emergency

A new 911 dispatcher helped a Utah woman Kristin Allred deliver a baby as he was on second week on his job. Dispatcher William Kalaher helped the couple Shay and Kristin Allred as they called 911 for help in emergency situation.

Kristin Allred informed that they were really close to the hospital but she felt like she needed to start pushing. A minute after the couple called 911, Kristin had given birth to her baby. As her husband kept driving to the hospital, Kristin noticed that there was something wrong with her newborn daughter.

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Michigan removes 7-month-old ban on poultry and waterfowl shows

Michigan removes 7-month-old ban on poultry and waterfowl shows

The ban levied last summer on poultry and waterfowl shows has been taken back by the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development. The department’s decision is based on the through evaluation of the status of the US outbreak. The department has also said that it could bring back the ban if the disease re-emerges.

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Precision Weight Loss Programs to Solve Obesity Issues

Precision Weight Loss Programs to Solve Obesity Issues

Weight reduction programs work differently for different people. However, soon weight loss techniques will be formulated depending upon the genetics of the person, according to a new study. This revolutionary step will assist obese people in achieving their desired weight. According to health experts, customized diet charts and physical activity programs will be designed for every individual on the basis of their genetic data. The approach has been named ‘precision weight loss’.

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Graphic Images Worked Well in Reducing Smokers Count

Graphic Images Worked Well in Reducing Smokers Count

Graphic images and photos of damage caused by tobacco use work much better in helping smokers quit their habit. A new study by the researchers from Ohio State University shows how images on cigarette packaging help smokers consider quitting much better than words alone. Ellen Peters, a professor of psychology, said graphic images act as motivation for smokers to quit smoking. Ellen added that policies requiring such labels have the potential to reduce the number of smokers in America.

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New 911 dispatcher earns praise by helping couple deliver baby in car over phone

New 911 dispatcher earns praise by helping couple deliver baby in car over phone

Just two weeks being into the job of a 911 dispatcher, William Kalaher has helped deliver baby over the phone, a task that might found really difficult even for those who are into the field for many years. The dispatcher from Utah received a call from Kristin Allred and her husband, Shay, as Allred has started to deliver in daughter in the car last Friday.

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Texas Dad causes Police Standoff to Save Son

Texas Dad causes Police Standoff to Save Son

George Pickering II took a gun to hospital in January when he found that hospital staff and doctors treating his son were about to put him off life support. The Texas dad was charged with two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

This whole case started when in January drunken George Pickering II stormed the Tomball Regional Medical Center in Houston with a gun and demanded access to his son, George III.

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Live Birth through IVF could succeed till Nine Cycles

Live Birth through IVF could succeed till Nine Cycles

As per a new report published in Wednesday’s edition of the Journal of the American Medical Assn., women could keep increasing their chances of having live birth through in vitro fertilization (IVF) by up to nine cycles. In most of the cases, women abandon IVF treatment after three or four unsuccessful attempts. But, after analyzing more than 250,000 in vitro fertilization attempts by more than 150,000 women over nearly a decade, researchers found that the odds of success can continue to rise through as many as nine cycles.

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Electronic toys for infants linked with low quantity and quality of language

Electronic toys for infants linked with low quantity and quality of language

Though electronic toys producing lights, words and songs look attractive, they badly affect quantity, quality of language in infant playtime. When compared with traditional playing methods including books, wooden puzzle, set of rubber blocks and shape sorter, electronic toys were found to be associated with poor quantity and quality of language.

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Twin birth rate reaches record high and vice-versa for triplets, quadruplets and more in 2014: CDC Report

Twin birth rate reaches record high and vice-versa for triplets, quadruplets and more in 2014: CDC Report

An annual report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics has unveiled that the rate of twin births in America was at an all-time high in 2014 and the rate for triplets, quadruplets and more was the lowest in the last 20 years.

In 2014, nearly four million babies were born and out of them, more than 135,000 were twins, which means around one in every 29 babies was twin. Such was not the case in 1980 when only one in every 53 babies was a twin.

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Alcohol-related fatality rate setting new records in United States

Alcohol-related fatality rate setting new records in America

Shockingly, deaths related to alcohol in America have increased to a level not seen in the past 35 years, unveils the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report. In 2014, 9.6 deaths from alcohol-induced causes per 100,000 people have taken a rise by 37% since 2002.

In 2014, more than 30,000 Americans lost their lives owing to alcohol-related reasons like alcohol poisoning and cirrhosis. The study researchers affirmed that these figures do not include deaths from drink-and-driving, other accidents and homicides committed under the effect of alcohol.

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