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Kenneka Jenkins Death in Rosemont Hotel Freezer Ruled Accidental Hypothermia; Positive Toxicology for Alcohol and Topiramate

DRUG INTERACTION OF TOPIRAMATE (ALSO KNOWN AS TOPAMAX®) WITH ALCOHOL CAN CAUSE EXCESSIVE SLEEPINESS AND CONFUSION The Cook County Medical Examiner has ruled the death of 19-year-old Kenneka Jenkins an accident caused by hypothermia compounded […]

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Fire Notebook

Profound Hypothermia May Have Permitted 101-Minute CPR to Succeed on Toddler Who Fell in Icy Creek in Pennsylvania

A Pennsylvania toddler, who had no signs of life for 101 minutes after being found in a creek, is now alive and recovering. Gardell Martin fell into an icy stream in Mifflinburg, Pennsylvania, and was […]

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Healthy & Fit

University of Minnesota Student Home After 2 Months Rehab; Night of Binge Drinking Caused Frostbite, Loss of Fingers

After two months of medical treatment and rehabilitation, Alyssa Jo Lommel is home. The 19-year-old woman’s life was saved by passers by and medical teams, but unfortunately she lost all her fingers and most of […]