Girl has blunt message for Aetna after her brain surgery request was denied

December 11, 2017

( CNN) Cara Pressman sobbed in the big red chair in her living room. The 15 -year-old tried to assimilated the ravaging bulletin communicated by her mothers: that their insurance company, Aetna, revoked her for a minimally invasive brain surgery that could aim the seizures that have recurred her since she was 9 years old. Her acquaintances had been lined up to visit her in the hospital for the surgery…

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Spanking can lead to relationship violence, study says

December 7, 2017

( CNN) Parent who believe in “spare the rod, bungle the child” might be naming their children up to become murderous toward future spouses, according to a study publicized Tuesday in the Journal of Pediatrics. This result, he said, held up even when contributing factors such as gender, senility, parental education, ethnicity and childhood insult were controlled.

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Meet ‘Oumuamua, the first observed interstellar visitor to our solar system

November 21, 2017

( CNN) On October 19, the Pan-STARRS 1 telescope in Hawaii recognized something strange zoom through our solar system. It turned out to be a tourist from beyond our solar system, and it’s unlike anything astronomers have viewed before. At first, astronomers contemplated the rapidly moving faint light was a comet or an asteroid that had originated in our solar system. But based on its arena, the astronomers realized that…

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‘Books before boxing’ credo helps trainer change lives

November 16, 2017

Detroit( CNN) Growing up in Detroit was not easy for Khali Sweeney. When he was just 6 weeks old-fashioned, his mothers held him apart to a woman in the neighborhood. “That made a chipping on my shoulder, ” Sweeney said. “So, I was always coming in hassle; I was always fighting . … She invoked me the best she could, but I was always looking for a family.”

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Newly discovered nearby planet could support life

November 16, 2017

( CNN) You may want to get used to the reputation Ross 128 b. The newly discovered exoplanet is the second-closest found to our solar system, exclusively 11 light-years away. And it could backing life. The planet is about the same size as Earth, and it may have a similar skin-deep temperature, originating it a temperate world-wide who are able to backing life.

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Vets combat trauma with therapeutic surfing

November 16, 2017

Folly Beach, South Carolina( CNN) As a Marine serving in the Iraq War, Sgt. Andrew Manzi spent long hours on garrison, never knowing what dangers were onward. He saw intense firefights during his two tours, and many of his compatriots lost their lives. “I only knew I was going to die, ” Manzi said.

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