Monday February 20, 2017

Archive for the ‘Health’ Category

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…

Coroner says chiropractic manipulation led to model’s death

Model Katie May died from a stroke in February that is now believed to have been caused by a chiropractor who adjusted her neck after she injured it in a photoshoot.  More…

The care you get from your doctor may depend on his or her political views

A new study from researchers at Yale University details significant differences in the way primary care physicians from across the political spectrum approach medical issues that touch on hot-button topics, such as abortion and gun control.  More…

Pennsylvania school cafeteria worker quits over ‘lunch shaming’ policy

A school cafeteria worker resigned last week from Wylandville Elementary School after she had to take a hot lunch away from an elementary school student because the child’s parent had fallen more than $25 behind in paying for his school lunches. "His eyes welled up with tears. I’ll never forget his name, the look on his face," she said.  More…