Woman working 4 jobs to make ends meet dies while napping in car between shifts

RT
Published time: August 29, 2014 15:05

Maria Fernandes (Photo courtesy of Elizabeth police department)

A New Jersey woman who worked four jobs, who sometimes “wouldn’t sleep for five days,” according to a co-worker, died Monday while napping between shifts in her car on the side of the road.

Maria Fernandes died in her 2001 Kia Sportage after inhaling carbon monoxide and fumes from an overturned gas container she kept in the car, according to the New York Daily News.

The 32-year-old Newark woman pulled into a WAWA convenience store lot in Elizabeth, New Jersey for a nap early Monday. She left the car running. The carbon monoxide and gasoline fumes were the likely cause of death, authorities said. Continue reading Woman working 4 jobs to make ends meet dies while napping in car between shifts

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Trial medical marijuana, says teen researcher

NZ Herald
Saturday, 30 August 2014
By Hannah Norton

HELPING HAND: Claudia Cooke (left), 15, is calling for trials of medical marijuana to help her sister Kristal, who has severe epilepsy. PHOTO/JOHN STONE

Sister inspires special science project

By Hannah Norton

A Whangarei teenager is calling for medical marijuana to be trialled in New Zealand after a science project showed it would benefit her sister, who suffers from severe epilepsy.

And she has the backing of the New Zealand Drug Foundation, which is calling on the Government to help families dealing with children who suffer severe seizures to access a particular strain of the plant.

The Government has not discounted the idea, but says it is up the manufacturers of medical marijuana products to apply for government approval.

For her science fair research project this year, Whangarei Girls’ High student Claudia Cooke researched the effects of Charlotte’s Web, a strain of medical marijuana that is high in cannabidiol (CBD) content but low in tetrahydrocannabinol (THC).

“[It’s] a form that users cannot get high from,” 15-year-old Claudia told the Northern Advocate. “It has been proven by extensive studies in the United States that it can help with epilepsy.” Continue reading Trial medical marijuana, says teen researcher

Dr. Andrew Wakefield speaks out about CDC scientist’s admission of vaccine research fraud

Natural News
Friday, August 29, 2014
by Mike Adams, the Health Ranger

(NaturalNews) A stunning new interview with Dr. Andrew Wakefield conducted by Gary Franchi of the Next News Network has just been posted. This interview is the first video interview with Dr. Wakefield following the admission of scientific fraud by a top CDC scientist named Dr. William Thompson.

Earlier this week, Dr. Thompson went public with an historic confession, admitting the CDC knowingly conspired to bury the evidence that MMR vaccines caused a 340% increase in autism among African-American children. Continue reading Dr. Andrew Wakefield speaks out about CDC scientist’s admission of vaccine research fraud