Obesity Epidemic in Iceland

According to Tinna Laufey Ásgeirsdóttir, administrator of the postgraduate course of health economics at the University of Iceland, Iceland is suffering from an obesity epidemic and the situation is worst among children and teenagers.

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Older Man Rescued from Icy Pond

Emergency services rescued a man in his 70s from Höfdabrekkutjarnir pond near Vík, south Iceland, yesterday, whose car had landed in the water for unknown reasons. The man couldn’t get out, and the ice cold water reached him up to his chest.

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Lost Scientist Found in Highlands

Judicael Bruno Arnold Decriem, a French scientist from the University of Iceland Science Institute reported missing on Saturday, was discovered by emergency teams near Landmannalaugar in the southern highlands on Saturday night.

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