Mississippi is the fattest place in America, report shows

Mississippi is the fattest state in America, with two in five adults obese or morbidly obese, a report revealed Tuesday amid mounting warnings over the country’s health. Telephone surveys of more than 400,000 people nationwide showed the Magnolia state had the highest rates of obesity followed by West Virginia and neighboring Alabama. At the other … Read more

How Sam Bloom survived devastating injuries to become world para surfing champion

It was January 2013 and life, as Sam Bloom had known it, was about to change forever. In a split second, a dream holiday in Thailand with her husband, Cameron, and their sons — Rueben, Noah and Oliver — turned into an unimaginable nightmare. Bloom fell through a rotten balcony railing, crashing 6 meters on … Read more

NC officials report that the state has detected NINE pediatric cases of mysterious hepatitis

North Carolina has doubled its reported total of hepatitis cases, increasing its total from four to nine cases, as the mysterious infections continue to pop up around the country. State health officials reported the updated figures on Wednesday night, WRAL reports. North Carolina was among the first states to report a case of the disease … Read more

Hawaii reports mysterious hepatitis in child under 10 years old

Hawaii has become the 25th state to begin probing a case of mysterious hepatitis in a child less than ten years old — after five deaths and more than 100 cases were reported across America. The state’s Department of Health said the child was hospitalized with abdominal pain and fever on Maui, its second largest … Read more

Who won Channel 9 leaders debate between Morrison and Albanese

Viewers of the second leaders’ debate have been left frustrated and confused after waiting for Nine’s panel to declare a winner. Viewers of the second leaders’ debate of the election campaign have been left frustrated and without a result after Nine’s two-hour broadcast failed to reveal a winner. Host 60 minutes reporter Sarah Abo and … Read more

Everybody Clap! Endangered Seal Species Hits Comeback Milestone

One of the world’s most endangered seal species has some flippin’ good news. The population of Hawaiian monk seals, an animal found in the wild only in Hawaii, has surpassed 1,500 seals, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced this week. A young Hawaiian monk seal relaxing on the beach. NOAA Fisheries (NMFS Permit #22677; … Read more

Health Department identifies 2 proms as the source of COVID, flu clusters

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – In it’s latest cluster report, the state Department of Health said two promises are the source of COVID and influenza clusters. Health officials said both events were for high schools on Oahu. DOH said one prom had 300 people in attendance — six tested positive for COVID and four tested for the … Read more

‘The Flash’ actor Ezra Miller arrested for alleged assault, Hawaii Island police say | Crime & Courts

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“The Flash” star Ezra Miller arrested in Hawaii for a second time within weeks

DC Comics star Ezra Miller was arrested in Hawaii on Tuesday morning for allegedly throwing a chair that hit a 26-year-old female, according to the Hawaii Police Department. The is “The Flash” star’s second arrest in the state in less than a month. Police said that officers responded to a private gathering at a home … Read more

Election 2022 live: Scott Morrison, Anthony Albanese news updates

Today show host Karl Stefanovic has turned into Labor Leader Anthony Albanese over yesterday’s trainwreck press conference. It is day two of the federal election campaign, with Australians set to head to the polls on May 21. Yesterday, Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Labor Leader Anthony Albanese both embarked on their marathon six-week election trails. … Read more