Human Trafficking Task Force Aims to Provide Collaborative Resources for Asian Pacific Islander Victims
A coalition of non-profit organizations serving the Asian American community launched a human trafficking task force on January 13 to specifically target the needs of the Asian Pacific Islander (API) survivors. The task force, called the Asian Pacific Islander Human Trafficking Task Force, consists of 15 member agencies, and aims to strengthen the services that can be provided to API victims of human trafficking through their collaboration.
The guaifenesin grape liquid and guaifenesin BM cherry liquid, which are cough syrups made for children, are being recalled by manufacturer Perrigo due to an inaccuracy in their packaged oral dosing cups. According to reports, the recall was made to prevent possible cases of overdosing on the cough syrups.
The term planetary defense officer sounds like a high-ranking position in a cosmic task force from a Marvel comic book. But actually, this is a real job title for NASA's Planetary Defense Coordination Office or PDCO.
Researchers have discovered that a painkiller commonly used to treat various conditions including migraines, arthritis and fever contain certain properties that can fight off the development of cancer. The findings of the researchers were based on both current and previous studies regarding the effects of the drug on this fatal disease.
A new study about the impact of climate change revealed how melting ice from giant icebergs contribute to fighting off the effects of this global environmental issue. According to researchers, the water flowing from the melting iceberg has properties that prevent carbon dioxide from being released into the atmosphere.
A health conference specifically catered towards the needs of Korean Americans will be taking place for the first time in Los Angeles. The “First Annual Korean American Health Conference 2016,” which will be hosted by the Korean American Graduate Medical Association, came about as a coalition of 13 organizations — including KHEIR (Korean American Health Education Information and Research) Clinic, the Korean American Coalition (KAC), Koreatown Youth and Community Center (KYCC) — saw the need for deeper research on the health concerns and needs of Korean Americans.
Scientists observing a distant galaxy are currently trying to find an explanation as to why some black holes are not surrounded by stars. One theory that they came up with is that this may have been caused by two or more galaxies colliding into one another.
The melting of ice and glaciers is generally regarded as one of the negative effects of global warming as it contributes to rising sea levels. But for archaeologists, this phenomenon has allowed them to observe for the first time the wrecks of whaling vessels from the 1800s.
‘Final Fantasy XIV’ Voice Actress and Her Two Children Found Dead in London, Suspect Arrested in Ghana
Sian Blake, the voice actress who worked on 2013's "Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn," was found dead along with her two sons on London on January 6. According to reports from law enforcers, the three individuals died due to head and neck injuries.
The revived Kepler space mission has helped NASA identify 100 new alien planets. Aside from these, the spacecraft was also able to monitor over 200 more that are currently awaiting confirmation.
Sneezing and tearing up are some of the body's most common allergic reactions. Although these are natural responses, their degree vary for each person.
Washington state passed a new policy requiring buildings to allow transgender individuals to use the bathrooms and locker rooms of the gender that they identify with, the Associated Press reports. The policy went into effect on December 26.
Scientists from NASA were able to witness how a black hole from a different galaxy burped out waves of gases after ingesting nearby matter. According to them, this strange phenomenon could provide important clues regarding the formation of stars,
The U.S. Department of Agriculture and Department of Health and Human Services has just released the latest draft for the country's dietary guidelines. But, only less than a day after its release, a group of vegan advocates immediately sued the government over one of the revisions made in the draft.
FDA Issues Ban on Three Cancer-Causing Chemicals Used in Food Packaging like Pizza Boxes and Popcorn Bags
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has just implemented a new ruling that will ban the use of chemicals used in the packaging material for various popular food items such as pizza and microwaveable popcorn. According to the agency, these chemicals can lead to the development of cancer and birth defects.