Tuesday October 23, 2018

Archive for the ‘Health’ Category

Drinking Dr Pepper and smoking cigars: Centenarians share their secrets to living past 100

Richard Overton, 112, is the oldest man in America at the moment and the oldest living U.S. military veteran, known for his easy-going demeanor and sage advice. Overton has said he smokes up to 18 cigars a day and his favorite foods are catfish, gravy, and mac & cheese. “Every doctor that sees me says they’ll kill you, but they die and I don’t.”   More…

Dairy-allergic teen died after classmate stuffed cheese down his shirt

A UK teen with a severe dairy allergy died after he was apparently “chased” with cheese by a classmate — who then hurled it down his shirt, a London coroner’s court heard this week.  More…

Mark Wahlberg reveals gruelling daily regime

Mark Wahlberg has revealed a punishing daily routine, involving getting up in the middle of the night to work out. On a typical day, the actor rises at 02:30, before half an hour of prayers. After breakfast at 03:15, he does a 95-minute workout followed by another meal, shower, snack, golf and "cryo chamber recovery" – all before 10:30. He goes to bed at 19:30, he revealed.  More…

‘So much blood’ after angry golfer’s club flies into crowd

After hitting an errant tee shot on the 15th hole Friday at a Web.com Tour event, Kevin Stadler slammed his 7-iron on the ground in anger. The club head hit his foot, broke and flew into the crowd, striking a spectator in the head.  More…

Doctor who raped heavily sedated patient gets no prison time

A former Houston doctor convicted of sexually assaulting a patient while she was tethered to machines and receiving treatment for asthma won’t serve any prison time and will instead serve 10 years’ probation.  More…

Social media is making children regress to mentality of three-year-olds

Social media and video games are creating a generation of children with the mental and emotional immaturity of three-year-olds, one of Britain’s most eminent brain scientists has warned.  More…

Dogs are turning to weed to cope with fireworks

The Fourth of July is good fun for fireworks-loving humans. But for Stella, a 5-year-old pit bull mix, it feels like the end of the world.  More…

John Daly and USGA are going to war over a golf cart

John Daly announced Monday he is withdrawing from the US Senior Open — as a result of a deteriorating right knee and what he believes to be a bad ruling. The USGA denied the 52-year-old’s request for a golf cart during the tournament after he filed a request that said it was necessary due to difficulties with his knee.  More…

Woman who said she found razor blade in food made it up

A Louisiana woman who claimed she found a razor blade in her food was later arrested for fabricating the incident, authorities said.  More…

I wrote a negative Yelp review — and it made my life a nightmare

Yelp reviewers, beware. A Manhattan woman who gave one-star reviews on Yelp and ZocDoc to a Kips Bay gynecologist has spent nearly $20,000 defending herself against a defamation suit filed by the physician, according to her and court papers. And the litigation has only just started.  More…

Trump doc says president’s men raided his office after he revealed use of hair growth drug

Three men, including President Trump’s former bodyguard and one of his company’s lawyers, showed up at his Manhattan doctor’s office last year and confiscated the president’s medical records. Dr. Harold Bornstein said the “raid” happened two days after he told a reporter that he had prescribed a hair loss drug for the intricately coiffed commander-in-chief.  More…

Woman embalmed alive in deadly hospital mistake

A Russian woman was embalmed alive when doctors unwittingly put her on a formaldehyde-based drip instead of saline during a surgery, according to a report Sunday.  More…

Downtown San Francisco filled with diseased streets, needles, and feces

The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit surveyed 153 blocks of downtown San Francisco in search of trash, needles, and feces. The investigation revealed trash littered across every block. The survey also found 41 blocks dotted with needles and 96 blocks sullied with piles of feces.  More…

Scientists now say that pollution is COOLING the environment

Pollution in the atmosphere is having an unexpected consequence, scientists say — it’s helping to cool the climate. That means efforts worldwide to clean up the air may cause an increase in warming, as well as other climate effects, as this pollution disappears.  More…

Teen trying to kill bed bug causes $300K fire

Officials in Ohio say a 13-year-old boy trying to kill a bed bug sparked an apartment building fire that displaced eight people and caused $300,000 in damage in Cincinnati.  More…