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Man dies after eating bags of black licorice every day

A man in Massachusetts died after eating too much black licorice, which contains a compound known to be toxic in large doses, according to a new report. The 54-year-old man was in a fast food restaurant when he suddenly gasped, began shaking and lost consciousness, according to the report, published Wednesday (Sept. 23) in The […]

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Ice bucket challenge inspiration Pete Frates dies at 34

Pete Frates, a former college baseball player whose determined battle with Lou Gehrig’s disease helped inspire the ALS ice bucket challenge that has raised more than $200 million worldwide, died Monday. He was 34. Frates died peacefully, surrounded by his family, they said in a statement. “A natural born leader and the ultimate teammate, Pete […]

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Dog owner, 63, dies after being LICKED by his pet

Dog owner dies after being LICKED by his pet: Healthy 63-year-old caught deadly infection from his animal’s saliva GRAPHIC IMAGE WARNING: The man developed blisters all over his body He suffered from multiple organ failure, pneumonia and gangrene in his limbs Bacteria in his dog’s saliva triggered sepsis and his health rapidly deteriorated Normally it’s […]

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Boy dies of sepsis just days before his second birthday

Boy dies of sepsis just days before his second birthday after doctors ‘failed to spot the deadly illness’ following surgery Jack Sands died after having surgery on his skull in July last year Parents warn others to ‘trust their instincts’ if they believe something is wrong  Mr and Mrs Sands say the ordeal ‘still doesn’t […]