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‘My fertility app made me too stressed to conceive’

Image copyright KATHY BEAUMONT Image caption Kathy Beaumont and her partner Chris decided fertility apps weren’t for them When Kathy Beaumont started trying for a baby two years ago, she turned to the many fertility apps on the market to discover when would be the best time of the month to conceive.She took her temperature… Read More »

Bus Driver stops bus to tie elderly mans shoelaces.

A bus driver has been praised by passengers after he stopped to tie the shoelaces of an elderly man he spotted walking in an Edinburgh street. Jackie Downie parked his Lothian Bus before helping the man, who was using a walking stick, whom he feared might trip and fall on his untied laces. A passenger… Read More »

Cancer deaths are decreasing

Abstract Background: The American Cancer Society (ACS), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Cancer Institute (NCI), and the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR) collaborate to provide annual updates on cancer occurrence and trends in the United States. This Annual Report highlights survival rates. Methods: Data were from the… Read More »

This is the joyous moment Ellie is told she’s finally going to Disneyworld thanks to Make a Wish

The four-year-old Dublin girl who has a tumour wrapped around her spinal cord was thrilled to discover she would be travelling to Paris with her mum and dad thanks to the organisation, which grants the wishes of Irish children batting life-threatening illnesses. Ellie, from Tallaght, was diagnosed with Grade 2 Pilcytic Astrocytoma in 2014, a… Read More »

Fighting junkyard dogs, thieving neighbors, and a grumpy shopkeeper, this Indian teenager taught himself how to build a windmill out of scrap to bring water to his village. He did this while biking 30 kilometers a day to town and using only a Windows 95 computer and Wikipedia.

And it was all that Ankit Yadav, age 18 of Dabethuwa village in India, dreamed of as he biked 30 kilometres across the dry and dusty roads to the town of Gyanpur. A lack of water left Dabethuwa in its last throes. Young people were leaving the village in search of work, turning away from… Read More »