sad young boy

Law enforcement agencies have begun investigating child abuse, neglect, and molestation allegations at the Masters Ranch West boarding school in Prescott, WA after a series of runaways, student uprisings, and reports made to Child Protective Services (CPS). The school, which touts itself as a place for “restoration and healing” for “troubled boys,” has now been…

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Since its creation in the early 1970s, Roundup weed killer has been a popular choice for homeowners and commercial farmers alike. Now Roundup’s parent company, Monsanto, is facing thousands of lawsuits alleging the herbicide causes significant health problems to people who have been exposed to it. The primary ingredient in Roundup weed killer, glyphosate, is…

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Sadly, it has now been determined that infections from mold were the cause of death of six children between 2001 and 2018 at Seattle Children’s Hospital. Initially thought to be isolated incidents, Jeff Sperring, CEO for Seattle Children’s Hospital, said they now believe the infections and deaths were likely caused by the air handling systems…

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A June 2018 Buffalo Diocesan Review Board meeting agenda included the names of nearly 100 priests whose cases were being reviewed by the Board. It recently came to light that 27 of those priests were never identified, including a former superintendent of Catholic schools, Monsignor Ted Berg, and a former high-ranking diocesan administrator, Monsignor Albert…

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Only a few months after the Santa Fe Archdiocese sought Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection for 36 pending claims of clergy sexual abuse, attorneys representing sex abuse survivors report a flood of abuse survivors coming forward with claims of clergy sexual abuse. According to Sam Fadduol, an Albuquerque attorney, over 100 people have contacted him and…

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Bounce Houses like this one can be dangerous if not properly secured. They can be lifted by the wind like the recent incident in Zillah, WA

Inflatable amusements (often called “Bounce Houses”) are now a common site at birthday parties, fundraising events, and schools. While they can be fun for kids, teens, and even adults, they must be properly installed and anchored to prevent serious injuries and even death. Over the last 20 years, “bounce house” injuries and deaths have been…

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Medical instrument

After a surgical stapler locked up during an appendectomy, the assisting doctor checked out MAUDE – a database that houses medical device failures submitted to the Federal Drug Administration – and found nothing. So, he surveyed leading surgeons and learned that a stapler malfunction had been experienced by more than two-thirds of the doctors. These…

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