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Is a heart rate of 120 dangerous?

You should visit your doctor if your heart rate is consistently above 100 beats per minute or below 60 beats per minute (and you’re not an athlete), or you’re also experiencing:shortness of breathfainting spellslightheadedness or dizzinessfeeling fluttering or palpitations in your chesthaving pain or discomfort in your chestan inability to exerciseA person’s heart rate may…

What are the drug laws in Russia?

Criminal Code of Russian Federation (may be a little out of date, one large change, I beleive, introducing higer penalties for crimes committed through communication networks, like Internet for example, is not in this version). Bold font by me, to highlight important points. [Note: Bracketed comments by me, regarding actual practices and applications] A fascinating…

In a first, Somalia-based al-Shabab is attacking in Ethiopia

In a first, Somalia-based al-Shabab is attacking in Ethiopia

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The al-Shabab extremist group has exploited Ethiopia’s internal turmoil to cross the border from neighboring Somalia in unprecedented attacks in recent weeks that a top U.S. military commander has warned could continue. The deadly incursions into Ethiopia, Africa’s second most populous country and long seen as an anchor of security in…

Workers at Amazon of South Korea protest ‘boiling pot’ conditions

Workers at Amazon of South Korea protest ‘boiling pot’ conditions

Hwaseong, South Korea – When Jeong Dong-heon returns home from work at a Coupang logistics centre, he often finds crusty white patterns on the back and sides of his shirt. The flower-like shapes are created by accumulated salt deposits – a result of the sweat that pours off his body as he works at a massive…

A new The Marvels plot leak might spoil the entire movie

A new The Marvels plot leak might spoil the entire movie

Last week was a massive one for Marvel, with Kevin Feige unveiling far more details from the MCU roadmap than we had anticipated at Comic-Con. Marvel revealed several trailers for upcoming movies at the event, including clips that it’s not ready to release on YouTube. And we saw significant plot leaks for the movies Marvel…

Aesop USA Recalls Bathroom Deodorizing Drops and Oil Burner Blends Due to Failure to Meet Child Resistant Packaging Requirements and Violation of FHSA Labeling Requirement; Risk of Poisoning

Aesop USA Recalls Bathroom Deodorizing Drops and Oil Burner Blends Due to Failure to Meet Child Resistant Packaging Requirements and Violation of FHSA Labeling Requirement; Risk of Poisoning

Recalled Aesop Post-Poo Drops Recalled Anouk Oil Burner Blend Recalled Beatrice Oil Burner Blend Recalled Catherine Oil Burner Blend Recalled Isabelle Oil Burner Blend Name of Product: Aesop Post-Poo Drops and Aesop Oil Burner Blends Hazard: The recalled products contain low-viscosity hydrocarbons which must be in child resistant packaging as required by the Poison Prevention…

Some CBD Creams, Patches Don’t Match Labels: Study

Some CBD Creams, Patches Don’t Match Labels: Study

July 25, 2022 – Cannabidiol (CBD) products made from hemp have gotten more popular in recent years. But how much can you trust what the label says, compared to what really is in CBD patches, creams, and lotions?A team of investigators decided to find out. They bought 105 hemp-derived CBD topicals – products designed to…

Futures Movers: Oil prices move higher to kick off week ahead of Fed meeting

Futures Movers: Oil prices move higher to kick off week ahead of Fed meeting

Oil futures settled higher on Monday, with the U.S. benchmark remaining below the $100-a-barrel threshold ahead of this week’s Federal Reserve decision on interest rates that’ll likely provide clues to the energy demand outlook. Natural-gas futures, meanwhile, rallied as hot weather fed U.S. demand and reduced Russian gas flows through a key pipeline lifted European…

Oil sands looks into using nuclear power to slash emissions

Oil sands looks into using nuclear power to slash emissions

A heavy hauler trucks transports material from Suncor’s North Steepbank Mine in the oilsands in Fort McMurray Alta.JASON FRANSON/The Canadian PressThe pressing global need to slash emissions in the face of a growing climate crisis is driving renewed interest in nuclear power – and few places more so than in Canada’s oil sands.While the idea…