Woman ends up with part of a dentist"s drill in her LUNG after swallowing it during surgery

Woman ends up with part of a dentist's drill in her LUNG after swallowing it during surgery The unnamed woman in her 60s was having dental implants when the incident occurredThe drill head came loose from the surgeon's grip and fell into her mouthDoctors tried to sit her up, but she had already swallowed it 1228/#.UOLNTKp-59E” rel=”nofollow” target=”_blank”> The Local, an English language newspaper in Sweden.

Black Friday deals 2012: The sales tricks of extreme bargain hunters revealed

Lying to rival shoppers, hiding must-haves the day before, and using sign language to communicate across the store: The tricks of extreme Black Friday bargain hunters | UPDATED: 17:08 GMT, 23 November 2012 Black Friday’s extreme shoppers are coming up with such conniving ways to thwart the competition that some people decided to forgo their Thanksgiving feast altogether.

Why parents should ditch the dummies – Pacifiers could stunt emotional development

Why dummies are for suckers: Baby boys given pacifiers 'will turn out less emotionally mature' (but girls grow up fine) Using a dummy prevents babies from mimicking facial expressionsHeavy pacifier use was linked to poor results on various measures of emotional maturity Effect was only seen in boys.

Medical miracle? Father wakes up from seven-year coma after he is given a sleeping pill

Medical miracle Father 'wakes up' from seven-year coma after he is given a sleeping pill Ayanda Nqinana, from Johannseburg, was left with severe brain injuries after his car crashed in 2005His doctors said he would most likely never recoverFive days after they started giving him Stilnox, Mr Nqinana showed signs of consciousness | UPDATED: 14:36 GMT, 11 September 2012 A South African man who had been in a coma for seven years was 'woken up' after being given a sleeping pill.

Hunter Spanjer: Nebraska school tells deaf student, 3, to use a new hand sign for his name as it looks like a gun

School tells 3-year-old deaf student named Hunter to use a new hand sign for his name as it looks like a gun .2 A school district has demanded a three-year-old deaf student named Hunter use a different hand sign for his name as the current gesture resembles a gun, his parents have claimed.

56 stars tattooed on Belgian woman”s face still visible a year after she planned to have laser surgery

Still starstruck: Young Belgian”s misery three years after she had 56 tattoos on her face. A disastrous mistake looked set to cost Kimberley Vlaeminck more than her looks after the young Belgian had 56 stars tattooed on her face.

It"s not just goo goo ga ga: Babies learn to talk by taking up lip reading at six months

It's not just goo goo ga ga: Babies learn to talk by taking up lip reading at six months A baby's babbling changes into proper syllables after they start lip reading Babies don't learn to talk just from hearing your voice. New research suggests they're lip-readers too. It happens around the age of six months when a baby begins shifting from the intent eye gaze of early infancy to studying mouths when people talk to them.

90% of hospitals fail to check on nurses" English

90% of hospitals fail to check on nurses' English before letting them work on wardsLanguage problems only come to light when patients' requests are not understood Fewer than one in ten hospitals check whether nurses from Europe can adequately speak English before letting them work on wards, it has emerged. Language problems often only come to light when patients find that their requests for more pain relief or different food are not understood, according to an NHS watchdog. Many hospital chiefs are totally unaware that due to strict anti-discrimination rules imposed by Brussels, it is illegal for the Nursing and Midwifery Council regulator to check the English language skills of nurses trained in EU countries.