Monday April 22, 2019

Archive for the ‘Health’ Category

Princess Diana’s fatal injury should not have killed her

Princess Diana‘s injury shouldn’t have killed her, UK’s top forensic pathologist argues in a new book. Dr. Richard Shepherd, who investigated the death of the Princess of Wales, says her “very tiny” injury — a tear in a vein — only caused her death because it was in the wrong place, hidden deep in her lung.  More…

Colorado high school wrestler forfeits state tournament match rather than wrestle girl

A Colorado high school student forfeited the state tournament match rather than wrestle a girl during the match. Brendan Johnston, 18, a senior at the Classical Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., forfeited his match against Jaslynn Gallegos.  More…

As Mick Jagger heads for heart surgery, Keith Richards continues to defy the odds

Who thought he’d be the Stone to crack! 75-year-old Mick Jagger will undergo heart surgery in New York City this week, sources told The Post — as his permanently pickled bandmate Keith Richards continues his march toward seeming immortality.  More…

Driver miraculously survives terrifying freeway crash

An Ohio fire department posted photos online of a car that was pinned between a highway barrier and a semi-truck. The driver of a vehicle that was pinned between a highway barrier and a semi-truck on an Ohio highway miraculously survived.  More…

Frozen cat found buried in snow thawed by animal clinic

This feline may have just wasted one of her nine lives. A Montana cat named Fluffy was found frozen and buried in snow by her owners this week — and brought back to life by a team of veterinarians. “Amazing success and survival story from this week,” wrote Montana’s Animal Clinic of Kalispell.  More…

Student died after eating leftover pasta in rare food poisoning case

A tragic case report involving a fatal helping of leftover spaghetti is regaining attention after a doctor featured the 2008 death on his popular YouTube channel. According to the initial report published in the Journal of Clinical Microbiology, a student in Belgium identified as “A.J.,” became sick after eating spaghetti and tomato sauce that had been prepared five days earlier.  More…

Dental assistant charged with stealing jewelry from sedated patients

A Long Island dental assistant faces a brush with the law after she allegedly ripped off jewelry from sedated patients, police said.  More…

Arizona man fatally shot after testing bulletproof vest

An Arizona man was fatally shot Monday after he donned a bulletproof vest and asked a friend to shoot him. Parker Lynch, 25, put on the vest and asked his friend Steven Watson to shoot at him. Watson fired one round at Lynch’s abdomen. It was unclear if the bullet pierced the vest or missed it. Lynch was taken to a hospital and died during surgery.  More…

WATCH: UPS Driver Forces Siren-Screaming Ambulance To Wait While He Refuses To Move

In a disturbing video, a UPS driver in Brooklyn, New York, is shown parked in a snowy street in order to make a delivery, then displaying colossal insensitivity when paramedics in an ambulance behind him scream their siren to alert him they need to get through by refusing to move his truck for over 30 seconds.  More…

Oprah’s Fortune Takes Another Hit on Latest Weight Watchers Rout

The fresh batch of bad news from Weight Watchers lopped an additional $39.2 million from the fortune of its biggest individual shareholder. Oprah Winfrey, who owns more than 8 percent of Weight Watchers, saw the value of her stake drop to $122.7 million after the wellness company forecast that 2019 profit will be well short of Wall Street estimates.  More…

Florida man trying to steal roommate’s prescription pills tricked into taking laxatives, police say

A Florida man who thought he was taking his roommate’s prescription pills got a rude awakening when he was caught red-handed taking what later turned out to be laxatives, police said.  More…

Colorado patient dies after she says both kidneys mistakenly removed

A 73-year-old Colorado woman who claimed her healthy kidneys were removed by doctors died eight months following the surgery.  More…

Bill would ban cigarette sales to anyone under 100 in Hawaii

Cigarettes in Hawaii may soon go up in smoke — thanks to a proposed bill that aims to bar sales of them to anyone under the age of 100.  More…

Video shows man faking fall to get insurance money

Police have arrested a New Jersey man who they say faked a slip and fall at a business to get insurance money. Authorities say surveillance video captured the man grabbing ice and throwing it on the floor before lying down.  More…

McDonald’s apologizes after customers discover chicken in vegetarian wrap

Meat-free McDonald’s customers are not lovin’ it at the moment. Recently the fast-food chain had to issue an apology after several customers claimed they found chicken nuggets in their vegetarian meals.  More…