A young boy invited his entire kindergarten class to celebrate with him on the occasion of his adoption.Thursday 5 December marked the 23rd annual Adoption Day at Kent County Courthouse, Michigan, during which 37 children were welcomed into their forever homes.
An Alzheimer’s charity has heavily criticised a Christmas card that mocks an old man with the condition as “utterly inappropriate”.The card in question, which was created by comic company Modern Toss, features an illustration depicting an old man being led away from a Christmas dinner table.
The launch of a McVeggie burger at McDonald’s in New Zealand has sparked confusion among customers, as the burger is not technically classed as vegetarian.This week, McDonald’s New Zealand announced it had added the McVeggie burger to its menu following a successful trial earlier this year.
While many revel in the arrival of the colder months, excited to join in the celebrations of the festive period, others will have to cope with the unpleasantness of norovirus.Otherwise known as the “winter vomiting bug”, it is estimated that the health condition affects between 600,000 and a million people in the UK every year.
Men who exercise regularly could cut their risk of prostate cancer in half, a new study has found.According to experts, daily activity – which can include gardening or walking – has a “far larger” protective effect than previously thought.
Setting an alarm on your phone, putting it next to your toothbrush – however you remember to take your oral contraceptive pill, it can be a hassle and easily forgotten in the midst of a busy daily routine.But now scientists are developing an oral contraceptive that would only need to be taken once a month, the first of its kind in the world.
Permanent hair dyes and chemical straighteners have been linked to an increased risk of breast cancer, a new study has found.The findings, published in the International Journal of Cancer, come after years of concerns regarding the potential impacts hair products have on health.
Thousands of people in the UK, particularly young women, are having their appendix removed unnecessarily, according to new research.A study conducted by the University of Birmingham has found that almost a third of women (28 per cent) and 12 per cent of men in the UK who undergo surgery for suspected appendicitis end up having a normal appendix removed