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Love Island star 'rushed to hospital after collapsing in pub'

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Love Island's Amber Davies, 22, was rushed to hospital after collapsing in a pub, it has been reported.The Love Island 2017 winner was admitted to hospital after a night out in Wales amid fears she was spiked while out, according to the Sun.They reported she was out with a friend when she was seen screaming in a car park and pub staff called her an ambulance.She was taken to hospital as her mum Sue rushed to be with her, the publication claims. An onlooker said: "At about 11.20 she was walking up and down the car park with a guy. She suddenly hit the floor. She was completely unconscious."People came out of the pub to help her and put her in the recovery position. She was screaming like she was in agony."Paramedics were asking people if she’d taken anything. But no one saw h...
Detroit Lions P Sam Martin 'fine' after precautionary hospital visit

Detroit Lions P Sam Martin 'fine' after precautionary hospital visit

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Detroit Lions punter Sam Martin said he has no lingering issues from the chest injury that sent him to the hospital following this weekend's loss to the Chicago Bears. Martin also said that he expects to play for the Lions (3-6) in their home game versus the Carolina Panthers (6-3) on Sunday (1 p.m. ET). The 28-year-old Martin was injured after being blocked by Bears wide receiver Josh Bellamy during the third quarter of Sunday's game. He remained on the ground for several moments before making his way back to the sideline. Martin was taken via ambulance to a Chicago-area hospital, with the NFL Network reporting that he was coughing up blood at one point. The 6-foot-1, 211-pound Martin was later discharged and flew home with the team. "It was precautionary. I'm all good. No story here...
Jefferson Airplane singer dies on way to hospital

Jefferson Airplane singer dies on way to hospital

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Singer Marty Balin, the co-founder of US psychedelic rock band Jefferson Airplane, has died while being taken to a hospital in Tampa, Florida. The 76-year-old's cause of death was not disclosed by his family and publicist.Jefferson Airplane defined the 1960s San Francisco Sound - a mix of blues, folk, rock and jazz, and the musical expression of the emerging hippie lifestyle.Jefferson Starship, the splinter band formed in 1974 that Balin was also in for a number of years, paid tribute to their former bandmate on Facebook.It said: "With heavy hearts, we learn today of the passing of Marty Balin."He was a true talent and inspiration to many. We send his family and friends our deepest condolences." Image: Balin at the Grammy Awards ...
Hearts manager Craig Levein recovering in hospital after being taken ill on Monday morning

Hearts manager Craig Levein recovering in hospital after being taken ill on Monday morning

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'he's recovering well' The club have asked that his privacy is respected Hearts manager Craig Levein was rushed to hospital on Monday morning after falling ill. The Scottish Premiership club confirmed in a brief statement the 53-year-old received medical treatment and is now recovering well. Hearts confirmed he was taken to hospital on Monday The statement read: “Heart of Midlothian Football Club can confirm that manager Craig Levein was taken to hospital this morning. “Having received medical treatment, Craig is now recovering well in hospital. “No further comment will be made at this time and the club asks that Craig and his family’s privacy be respected, as we all wish him a speedy recov...
Gosport hospital deaths: Police announce new probe

Gosport hospital deaths: Police announce new probe

Health
A new police investigation is to be held into the deaths of patients who were given painkillers at Gosport War Memorial Hospital.An inquiry found in June more than 450 patients died after doctors gave them "dangerous" levels of the drugs.Three previous investigations into 92 of the deaths by Hampshire Constabulary resulted in no charges being brought.The new probe will be led by Assistant Chief Constable Nick Downing, head of serious crime at Kent and Essex Police. The inquiry by the Gosport Independent Panel said the quality of previous police investigations had been "consistently poor".It found whistleblowers and families were ignored as they attempted to raise concern...