Sunday August 18, 2019

Archive for the ‘Health’ Category

New York Times op-ed calls out ‘unlivable’ conditions in Democratic-led cities

A New York Times opinion piece is calling attention to the "unlivable" conditions in many American cities, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s hometown of San Francisco. In the op-ed, titled "America’s Cities Are Unlivable. Blame Wealthy Liberals," author Farhad Manjoo wrote of the "developing-world nightmare" unfolding in his home state.  More…

Impossible Foods adds meatless sausage to Little Caesars pizza

Plant-based burger maker Impossible Foods is debuting its second product — meatless sausage crumbles — on Little Caesars pizza. Little Caesars will start testing the Impossible Supreme Pizza on Monday. The $12 pizza also comes with mushrooms, caramelized onions and green peppers.  More…

New Hampshire cafeteria worker fired for providing student free meal declines job offer, back pay

The New Hampshire school cafeteria worker who was fired after providing a student with a free lunch has declined the food vendor’s offer to rehire her with back pay. Bonnie Kimball was fired last month by Fresh Picks Café, a division of Café Services, Inc. after she gave a student a free meal when she discovered that he had no money on his account to pay for it.  More…

Teen dies of allergic reaction after classmate throws cheese at him

A 13-year-old boy with severe allergies died after a classmate flung a piece of cheese at him — and said at an inquest that he did not know an allergy could be fatal.  More…

Young girl’s snake bite leaves family with $142,938 medical bill

A young girl bitten by a snake at summer camp was left with an elephant-sized medical bill of $142,938, her parents say.  More…

Man shows shocking health care cost of his attempted suicide

An attempt at suicide could cost you more than your life: An Oklahoma man shared an image to Twitter of his one-week, $93,000 hospital bill after an attempt to take his own life.  More…

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…