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Mom Beat Cancer In Pregnancy But Dies After Delivering Twins

Just a day after delivering twins, a 30-year-old California woman Jamie Snider, who defied cancer during pregnancy, died of heart failure. Snider’s family and friends are now raising funds for well-being of the newborn. “God decided to call our Jamie home Friday March 17th 2017, the morning after giving birth to her beautiful twins Camila and Nico,” Snider’s friend Larina ...

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Ranika Hall: Missouri Woman Dies Following Brazilian Butt Lift Procedure

Ranika Hall, a 25-year-old woman from Kansas, Missouri has died after she underwent a popular cosmetic surgery procedure known as the Brazilian Butt Lift. According to NBC Miami, on the day of the incident, paramedics were called in at around 9 p.m., to the Eres Plastic Surgery Center located in Hialeah, Florida after Ranika stopped breathing as the procedure was ...

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Thomas Starzl, Liver Transplant Pioneer, Dies A Few Days Short Of 91

Dr. Thomas Starzl, the man who pioneered liver transplantation, has died peacefully in his Pittsburgh home on Saturday. Over the course of his long career, Starzl was able to successfully transplant more than a thousands organs, saving countless lives in the process. His death happened just a few days short of his 91st birthday, which would have been on March ...

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Dr. Henry Heimlich, Inventor Of The Heimlich Maneuver, Dies At 96

Dr. Henry Heimlich, the doctor who invented the now-ubiquitous Heimlich maneuver in the 1970s and saved thousands of lives through the simple procedure, died early Saturday morning at the age of 96. According to WCPO Cincinnati, which quoted a statement from the doctor’s family, Heimlich had died from complications following a massive heart attack he suffered in his Cincinnati home ...

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Belgian Teenager Dies By Euthanasia, The First Minor To Be Granted Right To Assisted Suicide

A terminally-ill Belgian teenager has died after being granted the right to assisted suicide, the first case of a teenager in Europe being granted the right to euthanasia, BBC News is reporting. As of this writing, nothing is known about the identity of the teen, nor what illness he or she suffered from. All authorities are saying is that he ...

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Gene Wilder death: Star of Willy Wonka dies aged 83

US actor Gene Wilder, remembered by many for his lead role in Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, has died at the age of 83, his family has confirmed. The comic actor also starred in classic films such as The Producers, Blazing Saddles and Young Frankenstein. Wilder frequently collaborated with writer and director Mel Brooks as well as stand-up comedian ...

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'Ice Road Truckers' Star Darrell Ward — Dies in Plane Crash

“Ice Road Truckers” star Darrell Ward died in a plane crash Sunday. Darrell had just left a truck show in Dallas where he met fans and friends, and was heading back to Missoula, MT to begin filming a pilot for his new documentary — ironically and sadly about the recovery of plane wrecks. Darrell was flying with a co-pilot when ...

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Mexican singer Juan Gabriel dies at 66 of heart attack

The Mexican singer and song-writer Alberto Aguilera Valadez, known by his stage name Juan Gabriel or “El Divo de Juarez”, has died in California. He was 66 and suffered a heart attack two days after performing at a concert in Los Angeles. Juan Gabriel was considered one of Mexico’s leading commercial artists, writing and performing in many diverse styles. He ...

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Smallpox eradication 'giant' Donald Henderson dies at 87

US doctor and epidemiologist Donald Henderson, who led a successful campaign to wipe out smallpox worldwide, has died at the age of 87. Hailed as a “giant” in the field of public health for his work in the 1960s and 70s, Henderson died of complications after breaking a hip. One of the world’s deadliest diseases, smallpox killed hundreds of millions ...

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Backstreet Boys and NSync founder Lou Pearlman dies

American boy band mogul Lou Pearlman has died in prison at the age of 62. Pearlman launched the careers of the Backstreet Boys, the best-selling boy band of all time, and NSync, among others. He was jailed for 25 years in 2008 over a massive $ 300m (£153m) Ponzi fraud scheme. NSync singer Lance Bass tweeted that Pearlman was not ...

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