17 September 2017, 06:21 | Joan Schultz
Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports
Oldest person in the world dies in Jamaica at age 117
The news has come just a few days after she was controversially removed from her home in Trelawny, Jamaica . Ms Brown says it was eating cows' feet, reading the Bible and staying away from rum that kept her going.
Nursing Home Says It Contacted Scott 'Multiple Times' Before Patients Died
As a precaution, Hollywood police officers were checking on the 42 other assisted-living facilities and nursing homes in the area. Sharief confirmed during a news conference that three residents died at the center and two died at the hospital.
Seven million deaths were caused by tobacco use past year
Only four of the leading 20 causes of disability in 2016 - stroke, COPD, diabetes , and falls -were also leading causes of death. High body mass index is the fourth largest contributor to poor health after high blood pressure, smoking and high blood sugar.
A hurricane may hit US Northeast
As of an 11 a.m. advisory, Hurricane Jose had sustained winds of 80 miles per hour and was moving northwest at 9 miles per hour . At one point, Jose was a Category 4 hurricane that barely missed the same islands in the Antilles where Irma made a direct hit.