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Los Angeles Chargers QB has lung accidentally punctured by team doctor

Los Angeles Chargers QB has lung accidentally punctured by team doctor

While attempting to administer a shot to Tyrod Taylor’s ribs, a Los Angeles Chargers team doctor accidentally punctured one of the quarterback’s lungs instead. The announcement came Wednesday from the NFL Players Association, which has now launched an investigation into the incident. “Our medical and legal team have been in touch with Tyrod and his…MORE

UK mulling vaccine trials that deliberately expose volunteers to Covid-19

UK mulling vaccine trials that deliberately expose volunteers to Covid-19

The British government is exploring the possibility of clinical trials in which volunteers are deliberately exposed to coronavirus to test the effectiveness of vaccine candidates, the UK Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) revealed Wednesday in a statement. “We are working with partners to understand how we might collaborate on the potential development…MORE

Trump refuses to commit to a peaceful transition of power after Election Day

Trump refuses to commit to a peaceful transition of power after Election Day

President Donald Trump on Wednesday would not commit to providing a peaceful transition of power after Election Day, lending further fuel to concerns he may not relinquish his office should he lose in November. “Well, we’re going to have to see what happens,” Trump said when asked whether he’d commit to a peaceful transition, one…MORE

A newly discovered asteroid will pass close to Earth on Thursday

In a year that seemingly keeps on giving, perhaps it’s not so surprising that NASA’s newly discovered asteroid called 2020 SW will give earth a not so socially distant pass. Discovered only on September 18, in Tucson, Arizona, the school bus-sized asteroid which is estimated to be somewhere between 15-30 feet in diameter is expected…MORE

Belly fat linked to early death, study finds

Belly fat linked to early death, study finds

It’s more bad new for America’s growing waistline: Excess belly fat is associated with a higher risk of early death from any cause, regardless of how much overall body fat you have, a new study finds. In women, each 10-centimeter increase in belly fat raised the risk of death from any cause by 8%. For…MORE

Missouri governor and his wife test positive for Covid-19

Missouri governor and his wife test positive for Covid-19

Republican Missouri Gov. Mike Parson and the state’s first lady, Teresa Parson, have tested positive for Covid-19, the governor’s office announced Wednesday. “Out of an abundance of caution, the First Lady was tested this morning after displaying minor symptoms. The Governor was then tested as well and received a positive result,” a news release stated.…MORE

Trump nominates former Nunes aide as intelligence community inspector general

Trump nominates former Nunes aide as intelligence community inspector general

President Donald Trump intends to nominate Allen Souza as the next inspector general for the intel community after firing the previous inspector general, Michael Atkinson, in April. Trump had fumed about Atkinson for months after he informed Congress about the whistleblower complaint regarding Trump’s dealings with Ukraine that ultimately led to his impeachment. A former…MORE