Facebook wants to offer users advice on preventive health care

World Oct 29, 2019

Facebook wants to offer users advice on preventive health care

Facebook Inc. is cracking the door open into another part of its users' personal lives: their health. The social media giant on Monday announced a feature that will use a person's age and gender to provide preventive health care information, including suggested checkups. Users can ...

Death toll climbs to 31 as unrest spreads across Iraq

World / Social Issues Oct 4, 2019

Death toll climbs to 31 as unrest spreads across Iraq

Thousands of protesters clashed with riot police in Iraq's capital and across the south on Thursday, the third day of mass rallies that have left 31 dead. Defying curfews, tear gas and live rounds, demonstrators gathered to vent anger over corruption, unemployment and poor services ...

World / Science & Health Aug 13, 2019

A cautionary tale about dentures and surgery

This is the story of a 72-year-old retired electrician in Britain — let's call him "Jack" — who forgot to tell his surgeon that he wore dentures. Anyone reading this account of what happened next is unlikely to make the same mistake. Six days after having ...