Bode Miller and his wife Morgan Beck Miller welcomed a baby boy on Friday. According to People, the little bundle of joy was born Oct. 5 at 1:34 p.m. The happy news came about four months after the Olympic skier and pro volleyball player lost their 19-month-old daughter, Emeline, in a tragic drowning accident. Back in June, Captain Steve Concialdi of the Orange County Fire Authority told E! News Morgan Miller had been visiting a neighbor's house on Saturday, June 9 when she realized her daughter had gotten away for a short period of time. The mother headed to the backyard, where she found her daughter in the pool. Miller pulled Emeline out of the water and called 911. Paramedics tried unsuccessfully to resuscitate the girl and rushed her to Mission Hospital in "grave condition." Emeline passed away on Sunday, June 10. The accidental drowning of Olympic skier Bode Miller's daughter is an example of what happens every day: CDC data shows that drowning is leading cause of unintentional … [Read more...] about Bode Miller Welcomes a Son 4 Months After Daughter’s Tragic Death
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As the opioid epidemic continues to kill tens of thousands of Americans each year, the drug naloxone has proved invaluable in preventing overdose-related deaths. Yet a spike in its cost in recent years has constrained access to naloxone, potentially depriving health care professionals, emergency responders and families of a critical treatment than can save lives. Driving that price spike, experts say: An ongoing surge in overdoses that's boosting demand for naloxone; a dearth of federal rules that could limit price increases; a lack of drug industry competition; and pharmaceutical firms' lack of transparency in setting prices for drugs to counter the effects of opioids. The rising price of naloxone comes at a time that drug overdoses have become the leading cause of accidental death in the U.S. for those aged 25 to 64 -- opioids are involved in nearly two-thirds of those fatalities, according to federal health data. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates drug … [Read more...] about As opioid crisis rages, cost of overdose antidote spikes
World Dolores O'Riordan Dolores O’Riordan, the frontwoman of the Irish band the Cranberries, died by drowning in the bath while intoxicated with alcohol, a coroner’s inquest has heard. The singer's death on January 15 aged 46 was ruled as accidental, Sky News reported. She had been found submerged in the bath of her room at London’s Park Lane Hilton hotel. Irish singer Dolores O'Riordan, former lead singer of Irish band The Cranberries, performs on stage during a concert in Tirana, in 2007. A coroner has ruled that she died by drowning in her hotel bath. REUTERS/Arben Celi/File Photo Westminster’s Coroner’s Court was told on Thursday there was no evidence the singer had taken any drugs other than her prescribed medication. Recommended Slideshows 76 The Most Powerful Military Forces in the World 59 The 25 Most Powerful Passports in the World 61 Every World Press Photo Winner Ever: 60 Images That Define … [Read more...] about What Was Dolores O’Riordan’s Cause of Death? Tragic Cranberries Singer Autopsy Results Revealed
On July 12, French health authorities released shocking figures aimed at grabbing the attention of holidaymakers, in particular parents and people who are not strong swimmers. From June 1st to July 5th 2018, there were 121 fatal drownings around France, as well as 552 accidents linked to swimming. On average every summer there are around 500 fatal drownings. Most of these accidents involved children, such as the tragic case of three young siblings who wanted to cool their legs in a man-made lake in central France, but slipped in and drowned. But the risk of drowning exists even for the strongest of swimmers; it all depends on their ability to foresee potential dangers in different types of swimming locations. For instance, the Mediterranean sea takes the lives of more French swimmers than the Atlantic Ocean, and yet the latter’s tides are stronger and generally considered more treacherous. Here we take a look at the different types of precautions to keep in mind … [Read more...] about The dangers of swimming in France’s seas, lakes, rivers and pools you need to know about
A perfect storm of murder, addiction and carelessness has fueled a recent and troubling increase in deaths among U.S. children and teens, a new government report shows. The total death rate for those aged 10 to 19 rose 12 percent between 2013 and 2016, mostly due to an increase in deaths from accidental injury, homicide and suicide, researchers from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found. In short, the United States is becoming less safe for teenagers. The primary causes of injury deaths were motor vehicle accidents, suicide, firearms-related murders and drug overdoses, the report discovered. "For children in the U.S., the rate of deaths has increased recently, and it's from a multitude of these injury death causes," said report author Sally Curtin, a statistician with the CDC's National Center for Health Statistics. "You can't just say it's suicide or homicide. It really is a combination of causes." The death rate among kids aged 10 to 19 was 33.1 deaths per 100,000 … [Read more...] about Why are deaths among U.S. kids, teens on the rise?