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Photo by Screenshot/Stöð 2 At a press conference held just moments ago, Prime Minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir announced some up-coming changes to the travel restrictions to Iceland. As it stands now, no one from outside the Schengen Area may visit Iceland, and those visiting from within the Schengen Area must go into 2-week quarantine. However, from …

Families of offenders at the Cook County Jail as well as health care workers pleaded for some inmates to be released as the number of coronavirus cases increased at the facility yet again on Friday. As of the late evening hours, a total of 289 detainees at the jail tested positive for coronavirus as well …

Indian technology firm Daikin will launch their energy efficient products in the Kenya market early next month as prevailing peaceful conditions in the country continue to attract foreign investments, a representative of the company has said. Daikins India Air Conditioning private limited’s entry into the market is also a strong pointer to projected growth in …

February is Pet Dental Health Month. Most Americans are aware of the importance of dental health to their own overall well-being, but for many, it comes as a surprise to learn that the same holds true for our pets. The American Dental Association warns tooth and gum disease can lead to a host of problems …

A 19-year-old man told police he killed his pregnant sister to protect his family and the unborn child from its mother, according to an arrest warrant affidavit. The affidavit was released Monday and details what Eduardo Arevalo told police after his arrest on a capital murder charge.  Viridiana Arevalo, 23, was reported missing Dec. 17 …

Brandon Nelson was a straight-A student in high school, a UCLA grad and worked as an aerospace engineer. But shortly after college, he experienced a mental breakdown.  The 26-year-old was hospitalized and released to a residential mental health home in Southern California. He took his own life 24 hours after being admitted. His parents say …

CEDAR FALLS — Physical therapist Amy Van Arkel has been envisioning a highly specialized gym since she was in college studying to become a physical therapist. More than 15 years later, that dream was borne out in GentleGym, which opened in September at 924 Viking Road. GentleGym is a wellness facility for people with chronic …

Tonight is the peak of the Southern Taurid #MeteorShower. It brings fewer than 10 meteors per hour, but it is known for #fireballs. Plus you may still see a few meteors from the #Draconids which peaked last night: https://t.co/J2a5KvOx9s pic.twitter.com/kBnlUCTien — AccuWeatherAstronomy (@AccuAstronomy) October 9, 2019 A quality-over-quantity meteor shower will be visible form Humboldt …

Most diseases in the human body are associated with orthopedic conditions. Starting from stress to most serious illnesses, almost every human experience some form of orthopedic condition in their life span. Orthopedic disorders include disorders in the bones, joints, muscles and connective tissue as well as ligaments and cartilage. These conditions are popular to be …

This is part one of a 10-part Oregonian/OregonLive series on youth mental health. Return to OregonLive throughout the week for more stories on the topic. Portland teen Sheherazade Weyland, 18, answers young people’s crisis calls and texts at a crisis hotline for children and teens. Calls to the Oregon YouthLine range in severity from distress …