Euro 2012 health warnings: measles and STDs

Photo/US Navy The 2012 UEFA European Football Championship or Euro 2012 is ready to kick off next Friday and hundreds of thousands of spectators are expected to converge on the hosting countries of Poland and Ukraine and health officials are warning about some health risks that may be encountered. Both the British Health Protection Agency (HPA) More...

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By Mika Oehling On Monday, June 20th, 2011

Care for Cargo (Air Canada Strike) – Rants & Raves

Care for Cargo The Air Canada strike was called June 14, mere minutes before the federal government introduced legislation to force the strikers back to work. It appears that this is a very important issue to the More...

By deskofbrian On Thursday, February 10th, 2011

Baggage handler trapped in cargo hold of US Airways flight escapes

WASHINGTON — Passengers on a US Airways plane ready for departure from Reagan National Airport here on Monday morning apparently alerted a flight attendant to screams and thumps coming from under the floor, More...

By deskofbrian On Wednesday, December 1st, 2010
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Woman strips to bra & panties for airport search (VIDEO)

MSNBC/Reuters: Tammy Banovac approached the airport check in the Oklahoma City airport in her wheelchair. Because of the wheelchair, Banovac was given the “enhanced” pat down. She then took off her More...

By deskofbrian On Thursday, November 11th, 2010

TSA Screening gone horribly wrong: hand cuffs, rips up ticket

The TSA chose Meg McLain for special screening. They wanted her to go through the new porno-scanners. When she opted out, TSA (Transportation Security Administration of the Department of Homeland Security, US federal More...

By deskofbrian On Saturday, October 16th, 2010

America’s Safest City: Plano, Texas

From toxic red sludge swelling the Danube River to freak tornadoes hitting typically twister-free Brooklyn N.Y., weird new threats are cropping up everywhere. It’s enough to make you want to hide indoors with More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, October 4th, 2010
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The Hajj: the infectious disease risks and what can you do to protect yourself

The annual pilgrimage to Mecca is an obligation for Muslims to do at some point in their lifetime if they have the means to. The annual pilgrimage is huge as far as numbers of people participating every year. In More...

By deskofbrian On Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

nuqneH! Australian cave tours available in Klingon

Australia's Jenolan Caves will soon offer audio tours in the Klingon language. SYDNEY — An Australian cave system is offering tours in Klingon, the alien language featured in cult science fiction series Star More...

By deskofbrian On Tuesday, July 20th, 2010

Israel Ends Turkey Travel Warning

Cave Dwellings of Cappadocia, Turkey (Photo/ Israel has lifted a travel warning for Turkey that was imposed after a deadly Israeli raid on an aid flotilla of mostly Turkish pro-Palestinian  More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, June 7th, 2010
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Niagara Apothecary: a fantastic piece of medical history (includes slideshow)

Nestled among the trendy shops, cafes and art galleries on Queen Street in the quaint tourist village of Niagara on the Lake stands a real jewel for those that are interested in the history of medicine.  More...