All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘pneumonia’

‘Secondary Drowning’ Nearly Kills Toddler

On May 20, Lindsay Kujawa shared a blog post with her followers on her blog titled Delighted Momma. Her post instantly went viral and has been read by thousands of mothers. So, what made this post so interesting? The topic. Lindsay shared one of the worst experiences of her life, when her son nearly died from secondary drowning. Lindsay and …

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Bob Hoskins Has Died Of Pneumonia

Fans of British actor Bob Hoskins were shocked and saddened by the news that he has in fact passed away. According to publicist Clair Dobbs, the 71-year-old died after being hospitalized following a bout with pneumonia. The surviving family members of Hoskins said in a statement that they “are devastated by the loss of [their] beloved Bob.” Hoskins will be …

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Juan Gabriel Resting in Las Vegas ICU

Iconic Mexican singer Juan Gabriel was rushed to a Las Vegas intensive care unit Monday after waking up with a fever and congestion. Gabriel, 64, was diagnosed with pneumonia, and has cancelled three dates of his “Volver” tour, according to a statement issued Tuesday from tour company publicity firm D. Baron Media Relations. Gabriel had performed a three-hour set at …

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Baby Gorilla Reunited with Mother Following Veterinary Care

REUNITED AND IT FEELS SO GOOD! An adorable baby gorilla at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park was physically introduced to her mother Monday following medical treatment. The 12-day-old baby was born to her mother Imani on March 12 via emergency cesarean section. Zoo staff immediately noticed, however, that the baby was having respiratory issues and needed to be admitted for 24-hour veterinary care. Associate …

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Barbara Bush Still Hospitalized, Condition Unchanged

Former first lady Barbara Bush remains hospitalized at Methodist Hospital in Houston with a respiratory-related issue, a spokesman for her husband’s office said Wednesday. CBS News confirmed that the 88-year-old matriarch of the Bush family is being treated for pneumonia and said to be responding well to treatment at a Houston hospital. “She is in great spirits, has already received …

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Vaccinations in Children Protect the Elderly, Shows Study

A new study published this week in the New England Journal of Medicine shows that vaccines given to children to prevent blood and ear infections are reducing the spread of pneumonia to older, at-risk adults. In fact, Vanderbilt University researchers found that the herd immunity effect from the vaccination of children was more effective in preventing pneumonia than a vaccine …

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