Current Category: Medical Emergencies 

 

New Bachelorette contestant Eric Hill in coma following paragliding accident
New Bachelorette contestant Eric Hill in coma following paragliding accident

Eric Hill, a contestant on the upcoming season of The Bachelorette with Andi Dorfman, is in critical condition following a paragliding accident in Utah. Friends of the humanitarian fear for his life while Bachelorette producers are scrambling to figure out how this will affect editing.


PHOTOS Tree trimmer James Valentine gets chainsaw in neck after job-gone-wrong
PHOTOS Tree trimmer James Valentine gets chainsaw in neck after job-gone-wrong

Veteran tree trimmer James Valentine took a chainsaw to the neck while working near Pittsburgh. He miraculously survived, although a later X-ray showed how close he really came to catastrophe. (No worries: The pictures in this post aren’t graphic.)


RHOBH’s Carlton Gebbia hospitalized for binge drinking during dinner party
RHOBH’s Carlton Gebbia hospitalized for binge drinking during dinner party

Real Housewives of Beverly Hills‘ resident witch, Carlton Gebbia, was rushed to the hospital last night for pounding six shots of tequila at a dinner party. She’s since addressed the incident…


Shayne Lamas said doctors were forced to end her baby’s life during emergency hysterectomy
Shayne Lamas said doctors were forced to end her baby’s life during emergency hysterectomy

The Bachelor alumna Shayne Lamas spoke about the life-threatening medical emergency that caused doctors to perform an emergency hysterectomy, ending the life of her otherwise healthy 20-week-old fetus.


PBS’ Miles O’Brien’s arm amputated following work accident
PBS’ Miles O’Brien’s arm amputated following work accident

PBS science reporter Miles O’Brien said Tuesday his left arm was amputated just above the elbow following a seemingly minor injury sustained on the job. Details on what happened and how it progressed into such a serious threat to Miles’ life…


Teen Mom 3′s Mackenzie McKee hospitalized with due date looming
Teen Mom 3′s Mackenzie McKee hospitalized with due date looming

A very pregnant Mackenzie McKee is in the hospital for low blood sugars. Her mom updated fans on the situation and said doctors are really hoping to delay the baby’s delivery for another week.


Alabama doctor walks 6 miles in snow to perform life-saving brain surgery
Alabama doctor walks 6 miles in snow to perform life-saving brain surgery

As a snow storm wreaked havoc on the southern Unites States, a story of one dedicated doctor from Alabama reminds us all that events such as these can often bring out the very best in people.


Brain-dead pregnant woman taken off life support ending arduous court battle
Brain-dead pregnant woman taken off life support ending arduous court battle

A court fight that made national headlines about who is alive and who is dead and how the presence of a fetus can alter that equation, ended when Marlise Munoz was taken off life support yesterday in Fort Worth, Texas.


Young EMT suspended for taking lifesaving action
Young EMT suspended for taking lifesaving action

Stephen Sawyer, a 20-year-old New York EMT, was suspended for safely driving an ambulance to an emergency even though policy mandates drivers must be 21. The squad responded by suspending him, which has outraged the community.


440 lb. virgin shares traumatic experience on TLC’s Sex Sent Me to the ER
440 lb. virgin shares traumatic experience on TLC’s Sex Sent Me to the ER

Everyone’s first time is memorable. But, Gregg Casarona’s was undeniably more memorable than most others: In an upcoming episode of TLC’s Sex Sent Me to the ER, Gregg recalled how his first time hooking up with girlfriend Jen Gerakaris resulted in a trip to the hospital.


 

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