Magic Johnson‘s son “EJ” Johnson lost 50 pounds after undergoing stomach stapling surgery five weeks ago to make his stomach smaller.
Johnson opened up to People magazine about his sleeve gastrectomy surgery and dramatic 50 pound weight loss.
American President Barack Obama confidently said there would never be an Ebola outbreak in the United States. He might be proven wrong.
Up-and-coming R&B singer August Alsina is still hospitalized at a NY area hospital after passing out and falling off stage during a concert on Monday. Alsina, 22, is in an ICU being treated for multiple seizures, according to published reports.
American rapper and producer Kanye West was rushed to a hospital in Australia early this morning. Page Six reports Kanye suffered from migraines while on tour in Australia. One of his migraines was so severe that he felt nauseated and nearly blacked out.
Comedian Joan Rivers is reportedly in a medically-induced coma to relieve swelling in her brain after she stopped breathing during a routine endoscopy procedure at an outpatient clinic in NY yesterday.
Rivers, 81, was reportedly undergoing a non-surgical endoscopic procedure at Yorkville Endoscopy clinic when she experienced respiratory and cardiac arrest as a result of a lack of oxygen to her brain.
The 2nd American Ebola patient arrived in Atlanta from Liberia today.
Nancy Writebol arrived on a private jet at Dobbins military base near Atlanta just after 12 noon. Writebol was transported to Emory Healthcare by a specially equipped ambulance.
Video from a CNN helicopter showed Writebol being removed from the ambulance on a gurney and wheeled into the hospital by 2 healthcare workers wearing hazmat suits.
CNN’s chief medical reporter Dr. Sanjay Gupta interrogated the director of the CDC for bringing two American health care workers who have been infected with Ebola to Emory Hospital in Atlanta.
Dr. Gupta asked CDC Director Dr. Thomas Frieden if it was medically reasonable to evacuate the health care workers from Liberia to the U.S., especially in light of the anthrax lab accidents at the CDC last month.
“You’re knowingly bringing Ebola into the United States — a virus that has not been here,” said Dr. Gupta.