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Birth Tourism

Federal Agents Raid California ‘Maternity Hotels’

Federal agents raided over three dozen so-called ‘maternity hotels’ on Tuesday around Southern California in search of sites where foreign women come to give birth with the sole purpose of having US-citizen children.  Authorities said the sites included an apartment complex in Los Angeles, as well as in both Orange and San Bernardino Counties where businesses hid these … [Read More...]

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Cholesterol

New Report Says Cholesterol in Food ‘Not a Concern’

Interest has been mounting this year as the time for the Department of Health and Human Services, working with the Department of Agriculture in the US, come to issue their five year Dietary Guidelines for Americans.  The publication has wide-ranging implications around the country on what people eat, what food is included in children’s lunches […]

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Sony

Sony’s Smart Glasses Going on Sale Next Month

Sony have confirmed that their augmented reality smart glasses will be going on sale across ten different countries next month.  The pre-orders for the SmartEyeglass, costing $840 a pair, are already being taken in the UK and Germany, with the US and Japan to follow shortly after. The black framed glasses will be compatible with […]

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Sniper Killing

Guilty Verdict in American Sniper’s Murder Trial

Tweet Eddie Ray Routh has been found guilty by a Texas jail of the murder of US Navy Seal Chris Kyle, author of American Sniper, and his friend Chad Littlefield.  The judge handed down a sentence of life without parole after the prosecutors had not sought the death penalty. Defence lawyers for Routh said he […]

Peanuts

Peanut Allergies Cut by Early Exposure

Tweet A new study in the New England Journal of Medicine shows that a baby who eats peanuts products have a dramatically lower risk of developing a peanut allergy later in life.  The trials were conducted on 628 babies who were categorised as prone to allergy and the risk was found to be cut by […]

Secret Service

Obama Chooses Inside Man for Secret Service Job

Tweet President Barack Obama has announced that he has chosen his former chief of his security detail to take on the role of the Secret Service director, despite a government panel’s recommendation that someone outside the agency be chosen.  The president plans to announce Joseph Clancy as the new director, four months after Clancy took […]