Pam McKelvy tears up as she tells viewers about the support she has received since revealing her breast cancer diagnosis on-air.
*In what’s being called one brave move, Tennessee news anchor Pam McKelvy of WMC-TV removed the wig she has been wearing since she was diagnosed with breast cancer, on-air, in front of viewers.
As a result, her natural grown short curls appeared, where she was previously bald.
“All right, this is it. This is my new hair,” said the former beauty queen during the live broadcast. Continue reading
*See, it doesn’t look so bad, right?
You know the worse thing in the world is to get to work or school and the crispy salad you packed at home only a few hours before is now soggy.
Ugh! Makes you gag to think about it right? Well, you may find this hard to believe, but now there’s an app for that.
Naw, not an app, but a trend called The Salad In A Jar!” And if you build it according to these tips, soggy salad is sure to be a thing of the past. Continue reading
Walter Williams had been declared dead, but apparently, doctors were wrong!
*They said Walter Williams was dead, but his family is elated that it wasn’t so.
Williams, 78, had been declared dead and taken to a funeral home, but he dramatically awakened as he was about to be embalmed, according to media reports today. Continue reading
*Last Friday proved to be D-Day for the Atlanta minister who was accused of sleeping with at least two women (and infecting one!) without disclosing his HIV-positive status.
The jury deliberated for less than one hour before coming back with a “guilty” verdict, and Craig Davis has now been sentenced to ten years in prison by a Clayton County judge . Continue reading
*Are we ready for “designer babies?”
Yeah, frightening, I know.
But the Food and Drug Administration in Aithersburg, Md. is weighing a fertility procedure that involves a combination of genetic material from three different people, in order to produce a baby free of certain defects.
Defects in general, as none in particular have been revealed.
Critics say this is an ethical minefield and could lead to the creation of designer babies. Continue reading
Jayvon Felton always wanted to be a police officer in his hometown, Detroit.
*Jayvon Felton, the 9-year-old boy who dreamed of being a Detroit police officer, got his wish before he passed away on Monday at Children’s Hospital in Detroit, Deputy Police Chief Rodney Johnson told The Detroit News.
The fourth-grader, who had been home-schooled since his leukemia diagnosis in April, was sworn in as the city’s “new” top cop and named honorary “chief for a day” on January 31st. Continue reading
- Happy Birthday, Joseph Vallenti (96 years young)
*Ah man, you’d probably think that not much worse could happen to someone celebrating a 96th birthday on this side of the ground.
But you’d be wrong.
Because it took a real ro-dent to cramp the style of one Mr. Joseph Vallenti, when the birthday cake his loving family bought for him offered more than just a strange taste. Continue reading
*This is serious folks. Penile cancer is real and it’s on the rise. The thing is, most men – or women for that matter – didn’t even know it existed.
Apparently, cases are said to be soaring by 20% and it is feared that symptoms are being misdiagnosed as STD’s.
Just take a look at these stats:
- Number of men diagnosed with disease has risen dramatically in 30 years
- May be due to changes in sexual behaviour, greater exposure to the human papilloma virus and decreasing rates of childhood circumcision
- Men who smoke are also more likely to get penile cancer Continue reading