Articles Tagged with death

Ineffective Influenza Vaccine: Why You Should Still Get Vaccinated

The influenza vaccine this year might not be effective.

The annual influenza vaccine is an important part of the season. In years past, the vaccine has proven to be effective in over 50 percent of the patients who receive it. This year, unfortunately, that is not the case. The CDC released a statement on Thursday indicating that the influenza vaccine might not be nearly… Read more »

Former MLB Pitcher Brad Halsey Dies At 33

Lefty Yankees Pitcher Brad Halsey Dies In Climbing Accident

Former Major League player Brad Halsey has died at the age of 33, a spokesperson confirmed. Halsey, a lefty pitcher, reportedly died following a recreational climbing accident near his home in Texas. Brad pitched for three seasons in the majors and played for the New York Yankees, the Arizona Diamondbacks, and the Oakland Athletics. After… Read more »

Rock Legend Paul Revere Dies at 76

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Paul Revere, the leader and namesake of the popular 60s group Paul Revere & the Raiders, has died at the age of 76. While no cause of death has been revealed, Revere had been in poor health for the past year and announced his retirement from music back in July. The keyboardist founded the group… Read more »

Joan Rivers’ Daughter Melissa To Sue Doctor Over Mother’s Death

Melissa Rivers Will In Fact Sue The Doctor Who Caused Joan's Death

The death of Joan Rivers was a shock to the entertainment industry and to fans throughout the world, but nobody was more affected than the late comedy icon’s daughter Melissa. Now, after weeks of speculation, it seems that Rivers will indeed take legal action against the doctor who supposedly triggered her mother’s sudden ill health…. Read more »

GM Cars Cause At Least 19 Deaths, Possibly Many More

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General Motors will be paying compensation to the families of 19 victims of a faulty ignition switch in GM cars. So far, 19 deaths have been confirmed as a result of the GM vehicles, but 125 death claims have been filed in total, meaning the actual number could be much larger. According to Fox 2… Read more »

Robin Williams’ Wedding Minister Felt The Pain Of His Death

Williams with wife and reverend who officiated his wedding.

The reverend who officiated Robin Williams’ marriage to graphic designer Susan Schneider has released statements following the news of Williams’ death. Reverend Peadar Dalton said that Robin Williams was friendly but more quiet and reserved than his famous persona would have people believe, according to The Independent. He met Robin Williams at a memorial service… Read more »

Robin Williams’ Darkest Roles

Robin Williams in his darkest roles.

The world has suffered a great loss from the death of Robin Williams, often considered one of the funniest men to have ever lived. But Robin’s reputation has a comedian, goofball and veteran improviser does not completely entail his career. Robin Williams actually played a handful of dark and disturbing roles, which provides the world… Read more »

Blue’s Clues: Steve Burns Left Show Because Of Hair Loss? Sort Of …

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Add another hero and celebrated celebrity to the long list of the follicly challenged: Pioneering children’s T.V. star, Steve Burns, who abruptly left his highly successful show, Blue’s Clues, at the height of its popularity in 2002, partly did so because he’d started losing his hair, according to the Huffington Post. Many kids and parents… Read more »

Baby Born With Two Faces In Australia Dies

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Baby girls Hope and Faith, conjoined twins who shared the same body and head but had two different brains and faces, died earlier today in Australia. Earlier this month, Inquisitr reported about Hope and Faith, baby twins born to Sydney mother Renee Young. The baby girls suffered from Diprosopus, or craniofacial duplication – a rare… Read more »

Paco de Lucia, Flamenco Legend, Dead at 66

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Paco de Lucia, whose flamenco music inspired millions of fans around the world, died Wednesday in a resort in Mexico. He was 66. The New York Times reports de Lucia’s death as a result of a heart attack during a vacation with his children in Playa del Carmen, a resort town in Quintana Roo, Mexico…. Read more »

Garth Brooks’ Sister, Betsy Smittle, Dead At 60

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Garth Brooks’ sister, Betsy Smittle, died from cancer on Saturday, November 2 according to Brooks’ daughter, August. The service times have yet to be determined. The 60-year-old Smittle was most known for playing bass in Brooks’ band for several years. Smittle also contributed to vocals while touring with Brooks’ band, Stillwater, for several years. She… Read more »

Dolphin Dies After Tourists Force It To Pose For Too Many Photos

Dolphin dies after tourists force it to pose for too many photos

After becoming stranded on a beach in Sanya – China’s Honolulu – a dolphin eventually died because too many tourists forced the animal to pose for photos while it awaited rescuers. The incident would appear to be another point against Chinese tourists, especially following the events in May when a teenager from Nanjing defaced a 3,000… Read more »