Tag Archives: Death

A deep dive into addiction following the death of Keyshia Cole’s mother, Frankie Lons

Loading the player… Frankie Lons died of a reported overdose on July 18 at the age of 61. In a heartbreaking message shared via Instagram, Lons’ daughter, Elite Noel, shared, “Worse pain ever…to see my mama in a body bag on her birthday!” After a years-long, very public battle with addiction, Lons’ death is a… Read More »

Death, pain and soaring wait lists: How surgery backlogs have become pandemic’s lingering collateral damage

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Health and Wellness Health Canada ‘I have lost a lot of patients on the wait list … Those patients and their families deserve recognition that they are victims of this pandemic, too’ Author of the article: Tom Blackwell Publishing date: May 19, 2021  •  11 hours ago  •  6 minute read  • … Read More »

People with HIV at higher risk of hospitalisation and death from COVID-19, New York study finds

People with HIV were more likely to be admitted to hospital with COVID-19 and more likely to die in hospital due to COVID-19 than people without HIV, and people with more advanced HIV disease or unsuppressed viral load were more likely than other people with HIV to be hospitalised, a review of surveillance data in… Read More »

Iran’s coronavirus daily death tolls hit record highs as currency falls to historic low

Iranians, some wearing protective masks, gather inside the capital Tehran’s grand bazaar, during the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic crises, on March 18, 2020. AFP | Getty Images DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iran, the Middle East’s coronavirus epicenter, is reeling from a new wave of infections and deaths as it registers its highest single-day fatality count… Read More »

Rising death toll mars Vic improvement

Coronavirus-linked deaths in Victoria and NSW have marred a continuing improvement in the number of cases being recorded in Melbourne, while the federal government announced further funding for vaccine research. Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews reported five new deaths linked to aged care facilities on Sunday, while NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian said a man in his… Read More »