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Nodding Disease Origins Remain Unexplained

A strange illness has been killing thousands of young people each year, and recently it has started claiming even more victims in Africa. Called nodding disease, it usually strikes children at the age of 4 or 5 years and starts with occasional bouts of uncontrolled nodding. As the disease progresses through adolescence, the nodding often [...]
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15 year old gamer sentenced to 25 years for terrorism for "swatting" rival

Odd : Boing Boing (14 hours ago)

A Louisiana judge sentenced Paul Horner to 25 years in federal prison for calling in a false 911 call that could have resulted in a rival player being killed by a SWAT team (the police critically injured Horner's victim's father). R... Read Post

Lightning Strike Kills Boy Swimming In Pennsylvania Creek, Injures Friend

News : The Inquisitr - News (15 hours ago)

A lightning strike near the Conowingo creek in Fulton Township in Pennsylvania has claimed the life of a young boy and injured another, reports the Lancaster Online. The report says that the incident happened at around 2:30 p.m. loc... Read Post

Lack of exercise linked to higher heart disease risk in healthy children as young as 9

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (3 years ago)

Even healthy children as young as 9 years old can start to show an increased risk of future heart problems if they are physically inactive. Researchers studied 223 children with an average age of 9.8 years, assessing their physical ... Read Post

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