• Top of the Morning: Look! Ciara Sotto's Son Celebrates First Birthday!

    Plus, Solenn Heussaff reveals wedding month, and are trampolines safe for kids?
  • 1. Ciara Sotto's son Crixus turns 1!

    The actress and pole dance instructor’s son Crixus celebrated his first birthday! The Chocolate-Factory-themed Party was attended by family and friends both showbiz and non-showbiz. Celebrity attendees include Eat Bulaga hosts Ruby Rodriguez and Pauleen Luna-Sotto. On her birthday message, Ciara Sotto captioned a photo of her and Crixus with a prayer: "“Dear Lord, your gifts are many. I’m grateful for everyone. One of the greatest gifts you’ve given is the gift of a wonderful son. Thank you for his life dear Lord. Watch over him I pray. May he be safe and free from harm, as he goes about each day. Bless him through life’s trials. Help him choose right from wrong. An example be for all go see. Standing tall, and proud and strong.” Happy birthday, Crixus! (pep.ph)


    2. Solenn Heussaff confirms wedding date
    The French-Filipina actress is set to say "I do" to fiancé Nico Bolzico in May of this year. The wedding will be held in France. Solenn also shared in an interview aired on 24 Oras that she'll see her wedding gown that's made in Israel in a few days. “Gusto ko ranch. Gusto ko talaga 'yung horses at farm life. 'Yun ang peg from pre-nup to actual wedding. It will all be very classic, very basic. Very me,” she added. Solenn and Nico were engaged in December 2014. (gmanetwork.com)


    3. Target stops selling hoverboards online
    Since the U.S. government had declared hoverboards unsafe, the giant retail store is one of the first to "pause" the sale of the product. "We take product safety very seriously at Target and are proactively working with our vendors to ensure they are compliant with the new safety standards and hoverboard certification protocol proactively working with our vendors to ensure they are compliant with the new safety standards and hoverboard certification protocol provided by the Consumer Product Safety Commission," said the statement from Target. The company is also accepting return of hoverboards if a consumer concerned about safety. (mashable.com)


    4. Doctors warn they is no safe age for kids to jump on trampolines
    The reason for this statement is the pediatric bones are softer and more compressible than adult bones. Kids’ bones are also still actively growing, so the healing process would much more complicated, according to orthopedic surgeon Dr. Randall Older. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in 2014, more than 24,000 children ages 2 to 5 in the U.S. had suffered serious trampoline injuries that warranted a trip to the emergency room. The American Academy of Pediatrics also notes that children five years and younger are at an increased risk of fractures and dislocations. (popsugar.com)


    5. New genetic test for heart conditions
    Researchers funded by the British Heart Foundation (BHF) had developed a blood test that can detect all known inherited heart condition genes. The new test is cheaper, easier to use and picks up more problems than existing tests is already being used in on National Health Service hospital in the U.K. The new test can identify inherited heart conditions earlier and help save lives. It looks at 174 genes and is currently being used by the Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust. (telegraph.co.uk)

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