American Cancer Society’s new cervical cancer screening guidelines spark disagreement among physicians

During Pap tests, gynecologists swab cells near the patient’s cervix and send the sample to the lab to test for any abnormal or precancerous changes to the cells. For HPV tests, the doctor uses a small brush to collect cervical cells to test for HPV because certain high-risk HPV types can cause cervical cancer.

Family Service Society Awarded $10,000 Donation

PADUCAH, KY (MAY 21, 2020) – Liberty Mutual and Safeco Insurance announce a $10,000 donation to Family Service Society – nominated by Peel & Holland – as part of an Emergency Community Support Grant to help independent agents give back to their local community during the COVID-19 crisis. The donation will go directly to Family […]

Historic downpour sinks many parts of Ho Chi Minh City

A man scoops rainwater from his house in Ho Chi Minh City, August 6, 2020. Photo: Ngoc Phuong / Tuoi Tre A resident has a hard time riding a bicycle in the heavy downpour that lashed Ho Chi Minh City on August 6, 2020. Photo: Chau Tuan / Tuoi Tre Traffic congestion on a flooded […]

Spotlight: U.S. record gun sales continue in historic uncertain times

The first major spike occurred in January 2013, after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, in which 20 first-grade children were shot to death in Sandy Hook, Connecticut. The second occurred after the massive San Bernardino shooting in 2016 in California, and the most recent was in 2018 after the Parkland High School mass murders […]

US record gun sales continue in historic uncertain times

The first major spike occurred in January 2013, after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, in which 20 first-grade children were shot to death in Sandy Hook, Connecticut. The second occurred after the massive San Bernardino shooting in 2016 in California, and the most recent was in 2018 after the Parkland High School mass murders […]

Facebook and MPI launch “Vitality of Vietnam” programme

The official cooperation between Facebook and the Ministry of Planning and Investment realises the goals of the pillar “Facebook for Economy – #fb4Economy” and “Facebook for Community – #fb4Community” under “Facebook for Vietnam” Campaign or #FB4VN – one of Facebook’s key initiatives in Việt Nam in 2020. These two pillars focus on Facebook’s contribution to […]

Latest Coronavirus News in Vietnam & Southeast Asia August 7

At least 20 companies in An Đồn, Hòa Cầm, Hòa Khánh and Thọ Quang IZs had to close temporarily for two weeks as six workers were infected with SARS-CoV-2. A series of enterprises at six IZs have been operating with half the workforce as many were isolated at quarantine centres or at home after coming into close contact […]

Europeans urge fair election in Belarus, criticize run-up

“The peaceful mobilization of (Belarusian) society has been met so far with unacceptable further restrictions on freedoms of media and assembly, as well as with detentions of peaceful protesters, domestic observers, journalists and activists,” the European Union’s foreign affairs chief, Josep Borrell, said. “The country’s sovereignty and independence can only be strengthened by peaceful, free […]

Tomball City Council terminates lease for railroad museum

The nonprofit was established in 2011 by the Gulf Coast Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society to create the museum, the museum website states, featuring items from the region’s railroading history, including the vintage railcars currently being stored.

Humans and Neanderthals were more genetically alike than polar bears and brown bears – and could produce ‘fertile and healthy’ offspring with ease

 As was preserved ancient DNA taken from the remains of ancient humans, Neanderthals and Denisovans. The three species interbred in prehistory, and the DNA from the now-extinct Neanderthals and Denisovans can be found in human genomes to this day (file photo)