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Woman, 50, dies after TOOTHPICK punctures her throat while boyfriend was accused of murder

Woman, 50, died after a TOOTHPICK got stuck in her throat while she ate bread and salami as doctors reveal her boyfriend was initially wrongly accused of her murder The unnamed woman had been to A&E twice in five days with a sore throat Doctors suggested the feeling of something lodged was ‘all in her… Read More »

In world first, HIV-positive woman donates kidney to HIV-positive recipient

Nina Martinez, a 36-year-old public health consultant, acquired HIV as a 6-week-old in 1983, when she received a blood transfusion in the years before blood banks began routine testing for the virus. HIV damages the immune system and interferes with the body’s ability to fight the organisms that cause disease. Despite her illness, Martinez’s enduring… Read More »

Woman claims to find 'hook' inside tampon, calls company's alleged response 'unacceptable'

Grant alleges the trouble started when she unwrapped a Playtex Gentle Glide tampon and saw a black dot on it. (iStock) A Virginia Beach woman who allegedly found a sharp plastic hook inside a tampon claims she received an apology from the company and an offer for a refund, which she calls “unacceptable.” “It was like,… Read More »