The study, published online this month in the Journal of General Internal Medicine, refutes the age-old benchmark of 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit. Instead, Jonathan Hausmann and his colleagues found an average normal temperature in adults of 97.7 degrees, as measured with an oral thermometer. (The published study uses results from 329 healthy adults.) As for fever, Hausmann found that it begins at 99.5 degrees, on average.
“It’s the equivalent of a flip phone in the smartphone era,” said Sean Maharaj, director in the retail practice at consultant AArete.
PENN TOWNSHIP, Pa. —
A 29-year-old man was killed in a motorcycle crash in Penn Township, Westmoreland County, early Friday morning.
The coroner identified the victim as Ryan J. Winter, of Plum.The accident happened shortly before 3 a.m. in the area of Hillview Road and Route 130.
According to preliminary data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2017 was the worst year for drug overdose deaths in US history. That year, more than 72,000 people died of overdoses — or nearly 200 people a day. That’s more overdose deaths in a single year than ever before, and at least two-thirds of those deaths were linked to opioids.
She grabbed headlines last year when she accused her “ER” co-star George Clooney of helping to blacklist her from the series. In her Twitter account, which has since been deactivated, Marquez called out Clooney for condemning Harvey Weinstein and the many sexual allegations against the filmmaker, E! News reported in October. Marquez claimed Clooney had derailed her career when she spoke out about such harassment on the set of “ER.”
The price increase comes at a time when airlines are battling rising fuel and labor costs. The International Air Transport Association, a global industry group, has slashed its forecast for total profits for the global airline industry in 2018 by 12%.
But airlines are making up those costs with ancillary fees, like checking bags and picking a seat. In 2017, US airlines collected $4.6 billion in baggage fees, according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics.
The Catholic diocese of Pittsburgh put three priests on administrative leave on Friday after accusations of sexual abuse of a minor surface. This comes as the Catholic Church in Australia rejected a government recommendation to report child abuse reported in confessional.
The cause of the explosion, which was reportedly felt within a radius of several kilometres, is not yet known.
In a statement, police said three of the victims had suffered “medium or serious injuries”.
The refinery is owned by the Bayernoil group, which employs nearly 800 people across two sites in the region.