Building codes on Puerto Rico unable to withstand Category 5 storms: Expert
Sep20

Building codes on Puerto Rico unable to withstand Category 5 storms: Expert

iStock/ThinkStock(NEW YORK) — With Hurricane Maria bearing down, residents in Puerto Rico are hunkering down, preparing for 175 mph winds, 6- to 9-foot storm surge and up to 25 inches of rain. Unfortunately, most of the homes in Puerto Rico are built …

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Ninth patient of Florida nursing home that lost air conditioning after Irma dies
Sep19

Ninth patient of Florida nursing home that lost air conditioning after Irma dies

John McCall, South Florida Sun-Sentinel/TNS via Getty Images(HOLLYWOOD HILLS, Fla.) — A ninth person has died after a Florida nursing home lost its air conditioning in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, subjecting the residents to sweltering heat.
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9th patient of Florida nursing home that lost air conditioning after Irma dies
Sep19

9th patient of Florida nursing home that lost air conditioning after Irma dies

John McCall, South Florida Sun-Sentinel/TNS via Getty Images(HOLLYWOOD HILLS, Fla.) — A ninth person has died after a Florida nursing home lost its air conditioning in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, subjecting the residents to sweltering heat.
Rehab…

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Sinkhole swallows part of Florida home
Sep19

Sinkhole swallows part of Florida home

iStock/Thinkstock(APOPKA, Fla.) — A huge sinkhole opened up in a city northwest of Orlando, Florida, this morning, damaging part of a home.According to ABC affiliate WFTS, emergency crews responded to the house in Apopka, Florida, around 8:30 a.m.Offi…

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Navy orders stand down for medical personnel after employee allegedly called newborns ‘mini Satans’
Sep19

Navy orders stand down for medical personnel after employee allegedly called newborns ‘mini Satans’

iStock/Thinkstock(JACKSONVILLE, Fla.) — The Navy’s surgeon general has ordered a stand down for all Navy medical personnel over the next 48 hours to reaffirm service commitments to patients and review social media policies after photos emerged on soci…

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Naval hospital removes employees for alleged inappropriate photos with newborns
Sep19

Naval hospital removes employees for alleged inappropriate photos with newborns

iStock/Thinkstock(JACKSONVILLE, Fla.) — Employees at the Naval Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida, allegedly posted a video and photos of newborns to Snapchat, including a photo showing a worker smiling while flipping the middle finger at a newborn wit…

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