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Women Die in Flooded Van Driven by South Carolina Deputies

U.S. News

Under South Carolina law, people who have been certified by a physician as posing an imminent risk of harm to themselves by virtue of mental illness and are the subject of an involuntary emergency admission must be transported by law enforcement to whichever designated hospital has agreed to admit them, according to officials with the state's Department of Mental Health.

7 Tips To Help You Sleep Better When Pregnant


Anyone with a newborn will tell you to sleep before the baby arrives because once that little bundle of joy tiny ball of terror arrives you won't won't be able to get any zzz's. But unfortunately for 78 per cent of women, pregnancy itself can be the start of restless nights. According to the National Sleep Foundation, changes in hormone levels is one of the main reasons for sleep changes in pregnant women. Other causes of discomfort include weight gain and belly growth, nausea, cramping, congestion, heartburn and the increased urge to urinate. Some pregnant women may even experience insomnia closer to their due date as anxiety and labour fears begin to set in.

Former 'world's heaviest woman' dies after weight-loss surgery

FOX News

An Egyptian woman who was known as the'world's heaviest woman' when she reportedly weighed over 1,100 pounds has died from complications from her mass even after recently undergoing weight loss surgery An Egyptian woman who once held the title of "world's heaviest woman" died in a hospital in the United Arab Emirates, her doctors said. Eman Abdul Atti, who at one point reportedly weighed over 1,100 pounds, was 37. Burjeel Hospital, which had a team of 20 doctors caring for Atti, said the woman died at 4:35 a.m. on Monday due to complications from her weight, including heart disease and kidney dysfunction. They blamed her weight issues on a thyroid condition. Atti arrived at Burjeel Hospital from India in May, after she was airlifted from her home with the aid of a crane to undergo a weight loss procedure. She had not walked in 25 years but had reportedly lost more than 660 pounds after undergoing the bariatric procedure in March.

U.N. rights panel says North Korean women suffer discrimination, rape, malnutrition and lack legal recourse

The Japan Times

GENEVA – North Korean women are deprived of education and job opportunities and are often subjected to violence at home and sexual assault in the workplace, a United Nations human rights panel said on Monday.

Officers not charged in death of woman in 2014

FOX News

CLEVELAND – A grand jury has declined to charge two Ohio police officers in the death of a mentally ill woman who collapsed while handcuffed and struggling with police in 2014.