Virginia

Goodyear plant faces penalties related to workers’ deaths

DANVILLE, Va. (AP) — State safety officials say Goodyear’s plant in Danville faces additional penalties following recent deaths there. Local news organizations report that the Virginia Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced Thursday that it had filed a citation last week related to one of the deaths and will issue another one Friday. Jennifer Rose, … Continue reading

WHO: Diabetes rises fourfold over last quarter-century
Health / International News

WHO: Diabetes rises fourfold over last quarter-century

GENEVA (AP) — Excessive weight, obesity, aging and population growth drove a nearly four-fold increase in worldwide cases of diabetes over the last quarter-century, affecting 422 million people in 2014, the World Health Organization reported Wednesday, April 6. In a new report on diabetes, the U.N. health agency called for stepped-up measures to reduce risk … Continue reading