Thursday March 23, 2017

Archive for the ‘Health’ Category

Bikini model: My dramatic weight gain was caused by a brain tumor

A stunning bikini model has revealed how a brain tumor caused her to gain 42 pounds. Vicki Perez first noticed she was gaining weight in October 2015 and in less than a year she had gone from 130 pounds to 172 pounds.  More…

The most insane deaths seen by an NYC medical examiner

“If you really want to learn forensic pathology, do a rotation in New York City,” her chief resident said. “All kinds of great ways to die there.” Including, but not limited to: plummeting down a manhole, attack by egg-roll machine, miscalculating the tensile strength of cable cord and scaffolding collapse.  More…

Subway’s ‘chicken’ sandwich is only kinda sorta chicken

There’s fowl play afoot between the buns of Subway sandwiches, a new report claims. The fast food chain’s “chicken” contains only about 50 percent actual chicken DNA — and is chock full of soy filler, according to researchers who conducted lab tests.  More…

Dr. Jennifer Ashton Embarrases Husband in Front of Millions


ABC News health correspondent Dr. Jennifer Ashton sexts while making fun of her husband, noted thoracic surgeon Dr. Robert Ashton, on air in front of 2 million people in a segment of “The Doctors.” Dr. Ashton later killed himself by jumping off the George Washington Bridge just 2 weeks after the couple divorced.

Surgeon who jumped to his death left note to call his ex

“Call my wife.” Prominent local surgeon Robert Ashton Jr. scribbled down the phone number of his recent ex, ABC News chief medical correspondent Jennifer Ashton, and a request to call her before jumping from the George Washington Bridge over the weekend.  More…

ABC health reporter Dr. Jennifer Ashton’s recently divorced ex-husband jumps from bridge

The divorced ex-husband of ABC News’ Chief Women’s Health Correspondent Dr. Jennifer Ashton tragically took his own life on Saturday in New Jersey. Dr. Robert C. Ashton Jr., 52, a noted thoracic surgeon, tragically jumped to his death from the George Washington Bridge. Jennifer took to social media and wrote their hearts were ‘broken’ over his death.  More…

Jamie Lynn Spears’ Daughter Leaves Hospital Smiling

Jamie Lynn Spears’ daughter, Maddie, appears to be out of the woods … and her little smile is all the proof you need.  More…

Chili’s under fire for funding Planned Parenthood abortions

Chili’s restaurants in two states are coming under fire from pro-life advocates for giving 15% of patron’s meal purchases to the Planned Parenthood abortion business. According to a spokesperson for Chili’s parent company, Brinker International, Inc., “The event was canceled after hearing growing concerns from our guests.”  More…

Carrie Fisher’s urn is a giant Prozac pill

Carrie Fisher is a funny woman, even after her death. The “Star Wars” actress, who passed away suddenly in December following a heart attack, gave the world one last laugh when her brother carried her ashes to the burial site in a giant Prozac pill urn.  More…

Alan Thicke cause of death: A ruptured aorta

Alan Thicke died of a "ruptured aorta" – a massive tear in the body’s largest artery – according to his death certificate.  More…

‘Jeopardy!’ contestant who died stretches win streak to 4 days

Cindy Stowell’s victorious run on “Jeopardy!” continued into its fourth day on Friday in the latest episode aired after her death. Stowell, who died of cancer at age 41 on Dec. 5, earned $22,401 in Friday’s show; her four-day winnings now total $61,401.  More…

Terminally ill boy dies in Santa’s arms

All a terminally ill Nashville boy wanted for Christmas was to meet Santa Claus — and he did, and then died in Old St. Nick’s arms. The 5-year-old was minutes away from death when a nurse at the Tennessee hospital where he was being treated called in Kris Kringle to satisfy the boy’s dying wish.  More…

Playboy Playmate charged for taking nude fat-shaming photo

A former Playboy Playmate who secretly snapped a photo of a naked woman inside a gym in Los Angeles — and posted it online — has been charged with invasion of privacy for the cheeky snap. Dani Mathers was arrested for taking the picture at an LA Fitness in July, when she spotted an elderly woman whose physique didn’t impress the 2015 Playmate of the Year.  More…

Woman badly burned after farting during surgery

A patient who passed gas during an operation was badly burned when the fart ignited a laser being used in the surgery, a hospital report states. The unnamed woman, in her 30s, was undergoing surgery at Tokyo Medical University Hospital which involved a laser being applied to her cervix.  More…

Universities work to purge male students of their ‘toxic’ masculinity

Universities across the nation are taking steps to actively purge male students of what’s been labeled “toxic masculinity.” Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone have been criticized for their muscular physiques, said Jackson Katz, the first man to minor in women studies at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.  More…