Alabama Senate seeks to rename Edmund Pettus Bridge06/07/2015 03:00The historic Edmund Pettus Bridge, known for its significance during the civil rights movement as the site of Bloody Sunday and the starting point of the Selma-to-Montgomery march, could be getting a new name following a vote Wednesday by the Alabama Senate, the Montgomery Adviser reports.The Alabama Senate approved a resolution to rename the Pettus Bridge the "Journey to Freedom Bridge" by a voice vote...
Don't delay: Study confirms early treatment is best for HIV06/07/2015 03:00Scientists have hailed the findings groundbreaking, noting they mark the first time a major clinical randomised trial has provided evidence in support of treating all HIV positive individuals, regardless of the progression of their infection. They were compared to a control group where the treatment was performed later, after their immune system was weakened...
Stars come out for the only way is wedding06/07/2015 03:00Ex- Coronation Street actress Michelle Keegan and TOWIE star Mark Wright tied the knot in front of loads of celebrity mates in Suffolk. There is a strict no-photo rule to stop pictures leaking out and spoiling the six-figure deal with a glossy magazine. Mark’s brother Joshua was best man."So guests attending the breakfast the following morning will still have to look swish"...
Private lab says listeria found in Alabama-made Blue Bell06/07/2015 03:00According to an article posted Friday on the Houston Chronicle's website, a private lab has linked a deadly form of listeria to Blue Bell's Sylacauga, Alabama plant.A 75-year-old Florida man, Brent McRae, recently ate Blue Bell's Cookies 'n Cream ice cream and fell ill with meningitis in April.If true, it would be the first case of food-borne illness linked to the plant, which has been inactive since April in the wake of Blue Bell's product recall following cases of listeria...
73% of fresh shop-bought chickens test positive for food poisoning bug06/06/2015 19:3619% of chickens tested positive for campylobacter within the highest band of contamination [that is, more than 1,000 colony forming units per gram (>1,000 cfu/g) indicating the degree of contamination on each sample].1,000 cfu/g) indicating the degree of contamination on each sample].More than 80 per cent of the 662 samples tested positive for the bug...