Woman says cheap Mommy Makeover surgery abroad nearly killed her, was completely traumatizing

Harrison said within days of the surgery her tummy swelled up with liquid, and a week later she underwent emergency surgery to clean and drain the deeply infected wound. (SWNS) She claims it started just days after her procedure when she noticed a swollen stomach. Once in the U.K. she said she underwent emergency surgery to drain and clean the infected wound in her abdomen. She alleges doctors told her it was septic, and that the 5-inch wound was left open so that it could be cleaned. “I couldn’t breathe properly and I was in so much pain,” Harrison told SWNS. “The swelling was putting pressure on my lungs. I went red and purple. The consultant said I was a …

We are at the beginning of a global mental health revolution

(CNN)Access to mental health services has never been more critical — no matter where you live. Mental health disorders are increasing globally, and depression is the leading cause of disability in the world. One in four of us will experience a mental illness at some point in our lives, according to the World Health Organization. In the United States, mental disorders among children and adolescents have reached a crisis level, with the country experiencing its highest suicide rate in 50 years. Chris Cuomo’s one wish ‘if a genie came out of a bottle’ Internationally, mental disorders — ranging from something more common like depression to a more complex illness like schizophrenia — affects hundreds of millions of people. And in …

How Chinese hackers turned 50,000 servers into cryptocurrency miners

At one point, the attackers had installed cryptomining malware on some 50,000 servers belonging to organizations working in the health care, telecommunications, media, and IT sectors. Cryptominers are a strand of malware that hijack the resources of infected machines to solve complicated mathematical problems and collect cryptocurrency rewards. in-depth reportAccording to Guardicores findings, the hackers operated from several servers and probed the internet for computers running MS SQL Server, a popular database server that runs on millions of Windows server machines. Were in 2019, and still tens of thousands of servers that are protected by weak passwords. The attackers to stage brute-force attacks against the targeted servers, trying different passwords until they got the right one. Guardicore The attackers were …

Guy Takes Pictures Of Car License Plates Outside Planned Parenthood To Later Educate Women At Their Homes

In scenes reminiscent of the ‘morality police’ found in groups like the Taliban, a man in Tucson, Arizona has taken it upon himself to ‘reeducate’ women who visit the local Planned Parenthood office. The vigilante pro-lifer, identified as Planned Parenthood Baby Parts Emporium brought people’s awareness to Jordan’s ‘protest,’ pointing out that although local police are aware of his activities, they are unable or unwilling to do anything about it. This is a comment Jordan made himself that was also posted to the same group, it proves he’s well aware of his actions. People’s responses to Jordan’s post restore our faith in humanity somewhat, with many commenters pointing out that the work of Planned Parenthood goes far beyond abortions. They …

Dad loses eye, part of nose after common symptom leads to cancer diagnosis

Graeme said he and his doctor initially thought his watery eye was a symptom of conjunctivitis or “dry eye.”  (Caters News Agency) He claims even doctors initially thought it was a dry eye condition before realizing it was cancer. WOMAN CLAIMS BOTCHED ACRYLIC NAIL JOB NEARLY COST HER A FINGER: ‘I’LL NEVER GET MY NAILS DONE AGAIN’ Graeme, a physiotherapist, was eventually diagnosed with a cancerous tumor in his nasal lining in 2011, which he has dubbed “The Alien”. Since then, he has undergone almost 30 operations and now wears a prosthetic face-piece to help him breathe. “When doctors told me that they needed to remove part of my nose to get rid of the cancer, they said there was a …

Kanye West opens up about managing his mental health in David Letterman interview

(CNN)Kanye West opens up about managing his mental health in an upcoming interview with David Letterman. West recounted being diagnosed with bipolar disorder two years ago and described his experience with an involuntary psychiatric hold in 2016. “They have this moment where they put you, they handcuff you, they drug you, they put you on the bed, and they separate you from everyone you know,” he said. “That’s something that I am so happy that I experienced myself so I can start by changing that moment.” West first shared his bipolar disorder diagnosis in 2018 on his album, “Ye.” He referenced taking medication to treat his condition in his conversation with Letterman. “If you don’t take medication every day to …

A historic win. The National Spelling Bee has not one — but 8 champions

(CNN)Can you spell history? The 92nd Scripps National Spelling Bee had an epic ending with eight co-champions. “We have plenty of words left on our list but will soon run out of words that would challenge you,” said the Bee’s official pronouncer Dr. Jacques Bailly, calling those remaining in the 17th round “the most phenomenal assemblage of super-spellers” in the competition’s history. The crowd agreed with a standing ovation. “We’re throwing the dictionary at you and so far, you are showing the dictionary who is boss.” And, sure enough, all of the competitors from round 17 made it to the end. Thursday night’s finals went on more than an hour and half past the scheduled time with words like omphalopsychite, …

Are Fat Hospital Salaries for Doctors Really Kickbacks?

By Jordan Rau, Kaiser Health News For a hospital that had once labored to break even, Wheeling Hospital displayed abnormally deep pockets when recruiting doctors. To lure Dr. Adam Tune, an anesthesiologist from nearby Pittsburgh who specialized in pain management, the Catholic hospital built a clinic for him to run on its campus in Wheeling, West Virginia. It paid Tune as much as $1.2 million a yearwell above the salaries of 90 percent of pain management physicians across the nation, the federal government charged in a lawsuit filed this spring. In addition, Wheeling paid an obstetrician-gynecologist a salary as high as $1.3 million a year, so much that her department bled money, according to a related lawsuit by a whistleblowing …

Meet the 10-year-old drag kid shaping the future of drag youth

It’s about to be Pride season, the time of year when brands cash in on “diversity” and emblazon a bunch of crap with the rainbow flag. Every once in a while, however, a brand does something that actually moves the LGBTQ community forward. Take the latest ad from Gillette, which was posted on Thursday and which features a young trans teen from Canada by the name of Samson Bonkeabantu Brown, shaving for the first time. Try to watch this without tearing up. SEE ALSO: Women and girls will feel so seen by new guidelines for their mental health The ad is effective not only because of its writing, which ignores clichés, but because the producers actually cast a trans person …

Burnout is an official medical diagnosis, World Health Organization says

(CNN)It’s a feeling of extreme work stress that’s long been embedded in the cultural lexicon, and now it might be codified in your medical records as well. 2. increased mental distance from one’s job, or feelings of negativism or cynicism related to one’s job 3. reduced professional efficacy Before making the call, the document says doctors should first rule out adjustment disorder as well as anxiety and mood disorders. And the diagnosis is limited to work environments, and shouldn’t be applied to other life situations. Researchers have been studying burnout for decades Burnout has long been a blurry cultural concept that has defied attempts to create a specific consensus definition scientists can all agree on. Psychologist Herbert Freudenberger is credited …

Hawaii hiker tells of being lost for 2 weeks: ‘I just had such hope in my heart’

Amanda Eller was found on Friday after being lost for 17 days in a Hawaii forest. (Javier Cantellops via Storyful) Eller told reporters on Tuesday that she saw at least 20 helicopters above before she was finally found. “I’m looking at the sky just saying. ‘Please pick me up,’” Eller said. But it also dawned on her that this was a “needle-in-a-haystack scenario.” “As the sun starts to go down you think, ‘Another day alone,’” she said. Other thoughts also raced through her mind while she was lost in the woods: “’How will I stay warm? How will I stay alive?’” She said she survived by drinking from waterfalls and streams and eating plants and berries. Reflecting on her experience, she now calls what …

Future Positive Capital outs $57M fund to back European startups tackling worlds most pressing problems

Future Positive Capital, an early-stage VC firm co-founded by ex-Index Ventures associate Sofia Hmich, breaks cover today. The new pan-European fund, which has a first close of $57.1 million, will invest in “deep tech” startups right across the region that are attempting to solve “the world’s most pressing problems”. Specifically, Hmich and her co-founders Alexandre Terrien and Michael Rosen are seeking entrepreneurs using advances in artificial intelligence, robotics, synthetic biology, genetics, and other deep technologies to address global problems such as how to feed the growing population sustainably, how to tackle climate change, and how society will cope with an ageing population. More broadly, the Paris and London-based VC firm is working from an investment thesis which argues that too …

Heres Each Zodiac Signs June 2019 Horoscope

Nikki Halsted Updated May 29, 2019 By Allegra Messina Beep, beep, beep! Heads up, star lovers. While the heavens are stopping at a rest station for the month, we’ll feel as if the energies here on Earth are loose. Need not worry, however, as the universe is also asking us to pull over and enjoy the scenic view for ourselves this month. Astrologically speaking, June is a pretty chill month we should each be taking advantage of to its fullest extent. Mars is in Cancer until July 1st, which is not resonant energy for any of us to work with. This year overall is about nurturing the divine feminine in each of us to soften our perceptions– therefore allowing us to just …

Top Movies And TV Shows Lack Characters With Mental Health Conditions, Study Finds

National Institute of Mental Health, but top-grossing films and television shows rarely feature such characters. Even worse, when portrayals do exist on screen, characters are often dehumanized or trivialized, according to a a University of Southern California project.  “Characters were dehumanized by verbal and nonverbal behaviors such as being treated like a monster, being killed for an addiction, and being ignored,” the study authors noted. “Isolation was also observed, where characters were physically separated (i.e., put in a facility, cell or locked away) or rejected from others.” “What surprised me most is that while mental health conditions cut across every community, in film and TV characters from underrepresented racial/ethnic groups and the LGBT community are erased when these portrayals are shown …

Dont You Dare Give Up On Yourself

Holly Riordan Updated May 31, 2019 By Roberto Nickson I know you’re frustrated. I know you’re having a hard time believing things are going to get better. I know you want the pain to stop, you want the questions to stop, you want the self-doubt to stop. But you need to hold on a little longer. You need to get through the day. Even if you don’t leave the house, even if you don’t shower, even if you don’t brush your teeth, at least make it through the day. Other people might think you’re lazy for cooping yourself up inside for hours on end, but you know better than them. You know you’re strong for making it through the day …