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I went partially blind after showering in my contact lenses


A UK soccer fan was blinded in his right eye after wearing his contact lenses in the shower. Nick Humphreys, 29, from Shrewsbury, Shropshire, has had to have two operations and is waiting to have a corneal transplant after a parasite burrowed into his eye. The local newspaper journalist said that had he known how […]

Cancer deaths cost the US $94 billion in lost earnings


Almost 500,000 Americans died of cancer in 2015 and a new study concludes the disease robbed them not only of their lives but of $94.4 billion in lifetime earning potential. The American Cancer Society study released Wednesday calculates the missed-out money implications and, in the process, emphasizes the importance of early screening and prevention. “The […]

‘Revenge Body’ trainer Corey Calliet ready to ‘get the best you’


Corey Calliet may have stepped on to the “Revenge Body” scene as the show’s toughest trainer, but heading into its third season, he assures us that viewers will see a softer side of him. “I can get on your ass and get you to do what you need to do, but I was also able […]

Stevie Wonder announces he’s getting kidney transplant, taking time off


Stevie Wonder announced at a London concert on Saturday that he will undergo a kidney transplant later this year. An adoring crowd cheered when the performer said he has already found a donor, according to a video from the concert that was posted to Twitter by BBC reporter Aleem Maqbool. Wonder said he would do […]

Singer Eddie Money develops pneumonia, must cancel rest of 2019 shows


Singer Eddie Money has developed pneumonia while recovering from heart surgery, forcing him to cancel the remainder of his 2019 concerts. According to TMZ, Money’s surgery in early summer “went off without a hitch,” but his rep now tells the site that he became sick while recovering. The 70-year-old initially said he’d return to the […]

Pregnant teens especially vulnerable in border crisis


PHOENIX — As tales of wretchedness and overcrowding in government border detention facilities abound, one group of migrants is particularly vulnerable: teen moms and pregnant girls without parents of their own. Immigrant advocates and lawyers say the young mothers don’t get special medical consideration while they’re being crammed into US facilities so packed that migrants […]

Mom left in ‘agonizing pain’ after she claims epidural was stuck in her spine for days


It allegedly took four days and three different hospitals in Florida before doctors were able to safely remove an epidural catheter that was reportedly stuck in an 18-year-old new mother’s back. Selena Gray has finally been released from the hospital and reunited with her newborn baby at home, but she is not out of the […]

Britney Spears reveals her secret to weight loss


The secret to a Britney body? Fruits and vegetables. The troubled pop star took to Instagram on Tuesday to talk about the diet she follows to lose weight and to combat various health issues. “Okay so I just lost the four pounds that I’ve been wanting to lose but now these are the fruits and […]

Five exercises to get that ‘Revenge Body’


Celebrity fitness trainer Simone De La Rue stopped by Page Six to show off five of her hottest workout moves. The Body by Simone founder, whose roster of clients includes Jennifer Garner, Chrissy Teigen and Taylor Swift, is working on her growing fitness empire while also working on her new role as mom to son […]

Podcast host suffers concussion while co-hosting rescue dog fundraiser


“Chanel in the City” podcast host Chanel Omari sustained a concussion while co-hosting a fund-raiser with “Real Housewives of New Jersey” star Dolores Catania for Rescue Dogs Rock on Sunday. We hear that while hitting the dance floor, a photographer covering the event “swung his camera around and hit her in the head,” a source […]

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