Month: May 2021

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Health

AFTER HEART ATTACK, PEOPLE MORE LIKELY TO TAKE THEIR MEDS

A study says after they wind up hospitalized for a heart attack, people may do a better job following doctors’ orders to take drugs prescribed to protect against cardiac problems. The lead study author (Columbia University Medical Center) said, “Our theory is that the heart attack hospitalization appeared to serve as a teachable moment, or a wake-up call, to patients to do everything possible to prevent another heart attack.”   […]

todayMay 31, 2021 1

Weird News

GIRL FOUND TO HAVE ANTS IN EARS

A 16-year-old girl in Taiwan had more than 30 ants in her ears because of her love for snacks. Her ears started itching, and when her family said they had seen ants climbing out of her ears, she rushed to see a doctor. The doctor found about six ants in the girl’s left ear and more than 20 in her right ear. So how’d the ants get in there? The […]

todayMay 31, 2021 1

Music

JOHN DAVIS, REAL MILLI VANILLI SINGER, DIES OF COVID-19

John Davis, one of the real voices behind the infamous music group Milli Vanilli, has died of coronavirus. He was 66. With Rob Pilatus and Fabrice Morvan, the German-French duo Milli Vanilli was created by Frank Farian. Their debut album, All Or Nothing, was released in Europe in 1988 and was repackaged as Girl You Know It’s True in 1989 in the U.S. The dance-pop synth album was a smash […]

todayMay 29, 2021 4

News

YOUTUBER ARRESTED FOR TYING DOG TO HELIUM BALLOONS

A YouTuber in India is in hot water after filming himself tying his pet Pomeranian dog to many helium balloons and letting it float away. The clip shows the 32-year-old YouTuber and another woman making several attempts to make Dollar the dog float before they eventually climb onto the top of a car and release the animal, who ends up crashing into a nearby balcony as they laugh from the […]

todayMay 29, 2021 1

Entertainment

BILL COSBY DENIED PAROLE

TMZ reports Bill Cosby struck out on his attempt to get released from prison — the parole board denied his request. Cosby was denied parole this month, with the Pennsylvania Parole Board saying many factors went into its decision to rule against the comedian. For instance, they say he didn’t participate in a treatment program for sex offenders, and he failed to develop a parole release plan. The Board says […]

todayMay 29, 2021 3

Health

MEMORIES WILL FADE AS YOU AGE, UNTIL ONLY THE BASIC GIST REMAINS

Although some people say they can still remember things that happened decades ago with perfect clarity, a new study finds that’s not how the brain typically works. Researchers (Universities of Glasgow and Birmingham) have discovered that as more time passes, only the most meaningful elements of those experiences stick in our minds. Researchers say it’s natural for a person’s memories to become less vibrant over time. At a certain point, […]

todayMay 29, 2021

News

ANONYMOUS GROUP CLAIMS U.S. $731 MILLION JACKPOT

An anonymous group stepped forward to claim a record $731.1 million Powerball jackpot drawn on January 20, 2021 — the sixth-largest jackpot in the U.S. and the longest roll in Powerball history with 36 consecutive drawings. A group of anonymous winners in Maryland dubbed “The Power Pack” finally came forward to claim the prize. … The group chose to take the prize as a one-time lump sum cash option, a […]

todayMay 28, 2021 1

Health

HOW MANY SIBLINGS YOU HAVE, BEING FIRSTBORN IMPACTS HEART DISEASE RISK

Are you the firstborn in your family? If so, a new study finds you’re at a lower risk of suffering a heart attack than your brothers and sisters. Moreover, Swedish researchers report the more siblings one has in general, the more likely they are to experience adverse cardiovascular events. Usually, when heart issues occur, doctors look to mom, dad, grandma, and grandpa for any signs of heart disease in the […]

todayMay 27, 2021 1

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