KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) â Buddhist monks cremated the remains of Sherpa guides who were buried in the deadliest avalanche to hit Mount Everest, a disaster that has prompted calls for a climbing boycott by Nepal's ethnic Sherpa community.
NEW YORK (AP) â Stocks edged higher Monday at the start of another major week for company earnings. The Standard & Poor's 500 index had its best week since July last week as first-quarter corporate earnings began to come in.
By Andrew M. Seaman NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Despite recommendations against the use of codeine in children, a new study found many emergency room doctors still give the potentially dangerous opioid to kids, such as for pain and coughs. While researchers found that codeine prescriptions for children in U.S. emergency rooms decreased slightly from 2001 to 2010, between about 559,000 and 877,000 kids were still receiving the drug in that setting each year. "My colleague and I felt like this was an important question to look at to get a sense of how often it's being used in the U.S. and to heighten awareness of the issue," Dr. Sunitha Kaiser told Reuters Health. Kaiser is the study's lead author from the University of California, San Francisco.