Archive | March, 2009

Rachel Maddow and Low Back Pain

Rachel Maddow and Low Back Pain

The stress of being a busy media star with MSNBC and a history of competitive sports injuries may have taken a toll on Rachel Maddow’s low back. Rachel Maddow Tweet … Bad things come in 3s, right? So far in the last 24 hrs, I got a ticket & have thrown out my back. Cowering […]

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Valerie Bertinelli: Presenting A New Body in 2009

Valerie Bertinelli at 172 pounds in 2007, and at 132 pounds in 2009. When Valerie Bertinelli first started a diet program with Jenny Craig in 2007, she weighed 172 pounds. After a nine month diet and training program, Valerie dropped her weight to 132 pounds. She began exercising 10,000 steps per day before hiring a […]

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Natasha Richardson: Fatal Epidural Hematoma from Fall on Beginner’s Ski Slope

Natasha Richardson: Fatal Epidural Hematoma from Fall on Beginner’s Ski Slope

Monday March 16, 2009 Natasha Richardson, 45, was taking a lesson on a beginner slope at the Mont Tremblant ski resort north of Montreal, with an instructor without a helmet (she declined the offer to wear a helmet). Toward the end of the lesson, Richardson fell and struck her head. She was […]

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Chicago Police Department POWER TEST (Peace Officer Wellness Evaluation Report)

Chicago Police Department Supt. Jody Weis is a wellness, fitness and exercise advocate for his members. “It is essential that recruits begin the academy with a minimum level of physical fitness to ensure safe and successful participation in training,” according to a statement of the Chicago Police Department released Friday, March 13, 2009. Under the […]

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Dr. Drew Book: “Mirror Effect” Hunger for Celebrity, Wide-Ranging Psychological Dysfunction

Dr. Drew Pinsky has co-authored “The Mirror Effect” with Dr. Mark S. Young — publishing their striking study of narcissism among celebrities. The Celebrity Rehab host and addiction specialist (Dr. Drew) and business/entertainment expert (Dr. Young) discovered that a high proportion of celebrities suffer from traits associated with clinical narcissism

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