Author: Chris Tyler

Turmeric Death From Injecting Spice

According to a medical examiner, a woman died after receiving an injection of turmeric from a naturopath. The common spice, used in curries, was partly responsible for the death of 30-year-old Jade Erick from San Diego in California, ruled a medical examiner, reports the AP. According to the San Diego County Medical Examiner the cause of her death was “: anoxic encephalopathy due to prolonged resuscitated cardiopulmonary arrest due to adverse reaction to infused turmeric solution”.   A spokesperson confirmed the turmeric was delivered through an IV. In the original report on abc, Mark Stengler, a naturopath, was interviewed regarding the use of IV turmeric in naturopathic practices. He said, “There are some doctors who use Turmeric extract in IV form to try and heighten the physiological effects, so the anti-inflammatory effects of the turmeric,” Stengler explained. “It hasn’t been well studied. It’s more theoretical, so it’s more investigational.” Investigational? The definition of investigational is “a drug or medical procedure that is not approved for general use but is under investigation in clinical trials regarding its safety and efficacy.” Or, something that you can get at a quack clinic in Encinitas that has absolutely no idea what they are...

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Bill O’Reilly Maxine Waters Remark Sparks Backlash

Fox News host Bill O’Reilly is making headlines again after he  joked that he couldn’t focus on a speech by Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., because he was distracted by her “James Brown wig.” On Tuesday, O’Reilly was appearing on “Fox & Friends” when the show aired a clip of Waters denouncing President Trump. “We have suffered discrimination,” Waters said in the clip. “We have suffered isolation, undermining. … But we stand up for America, oftentimes when others who think they’re more patriotic — who say they’re more patriotic — do not.” O’Reilly then made his quip comparing Waters’ hair...

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Harrison Ford says “I’m a schmuck” after crashing his plane

Actor Harrison Ford said he was distracted and concerned about turbulence from another aircraft last month when he mistakenly landed on a taxiway at a Southern California airport after flying low over an airliner with 116 people aboard, according to an audio recording released Friday. “I’m the schmuck who landed on the taxiway,” Ford told an air traffic controller shortly after the near-miss on Feb. 13 at John Wayne Airport in Orange County. Recordings of Ford’s conversations with air traffic controllers were released Friday by the Federal Aviation Administration. The 74-year-old actor was told to land his single-engine plane...

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Stephen Hillenburg: SpongeBob Square Pants Creator Has ALS

The creator of SpongeBob SquarePants says he is suffering from Lou Gehrig’s disease. Stephen Hillenburg told Variety that he will continue to collaborate on the show and will continue his passions for as long as he can. Lou Gehrig’s disease, also known as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), is a rapidly evolving neuromuscular disease. There is no treatment at this time. Hillenburg, 55, is a former professor of marine biology. In 1999, the latter created the series of cartoons that features a sponge living in a pineapple under the sea. The American television network Nickelodeon said that Stephen Hillenburg “is...

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Tim Kaine Son Arrested By 3 Cops And Chemical Spray

According to reports, it took three cops and a chemical spray to subdue the youngest son of U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s 2016 running mate, Saturday after he was identified as one of the counterprotesters who allegedly used fireworks to disrupt a rally in support of President Donald Trump at the Minnesota State Capitol. Linwood Michael Kaine, 24, and four others were arrested on suspicion of second-degree riot after the “March 4 Trump” rally in St. Paul; a sixth person was cited for disorderly conduct. Counterprotesters clashed with Trump supporters in the Capitol rotunda after...

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