Health Rewind: Woman Given Life Sentence for Killer Butt Injections

Plus, Ebola epidemic is nowhere close to being contained.

Woman Sentenced to Life for Killing With Lethal Butt Injections - Tracey Lynn Garner was given a life sentence by a Mississippi judge for the murder of 37-year-old Karima Gordon. Her crime? Illegally injecting toxic silicon into Gordon?s behind. Gordon died a few days after the procedure took place. Garner is also facing similar charges in Alabama for killing another woman with injections, Reuters reported.(Photo: AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)

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Woman Sentenced to Life for Killing With Lethal Butt Injections - Tracey Lynn Garner was given a life sentence by a Mississippi judge for the murder of 37-year-old Karima Gordon. Her crime? Illegally injecting toxic silicon into Gordon’s behind. Gordon died a few days after the procedure took place. Garner is also facing similar charges in Alabama for killing another woman with injections, Reuters reported.(Photo: AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)

Try a Glass of Wine - Did you know that a 5 oz. glass of wine has only 110-130 calories? Slash even more calories by asking for a wine spritzer ? which is wine (red or white) with sparkling water and ice.  (Photo: Amy Sussman/Getty Images for JUSTIN Vineyards & Winery)

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Wine May Be Healthy, But Only for Those Who Exercise - Moderate wine drinking — red and white — only has heart health benefits for those who exercise, a new study found. Researchers found that those who drank 1-2.5 drinks a day for five days and worked out twice a week had significant improvement in cholesterol levels, The Atlantic reported. (Photo: Amy Sussman/Getty Images for JUSTIN Vineyards & Winery)

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How to Talk to Kids About Ferguson - With so many powerful and tragic images and stories coming from Ferguson, it’s no surprise that emotions are high. But how are children handling it?  A new series of USA Today videos highlights the need to talk to kids about what’s happening and address their anxieties and your own, too. Watch the videos in their entirety here.(Photo: Getty Images/Image Source)

CVS No Longer Sells Cigarettes - CVS made big news this week, when, on Wednesday, the pharmacy pulled all remaining tobacco items off their shelves. Despite losing 2 billion dollars in annual revenue, the company announced earlier this year that they could no longer say they cared about the health of their customers and sell cigarettes at the same time. (Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

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CVS No Longer Sells Cigarettes - CVS made big news this week, when, on Wednesday, the pharmacy pulled all remaining tobacco items off their shelves. Despite losing 2 billion dollars in annual revenue, the company announced earlier this year that they could no longer say they cared about the health of their customers and sell cigarettes at the same time. (Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

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WHO: $600 Million Needed to End Ebola Epidemic  - We are nowhere near eradicating the Ebola epidemic, WHO officials admitted this week. They group stated that they need $600 million in funding in order to contain the disease, Health Day reported. It’s estimated that nearly 20,000 more people could become infected in the next three months. Thus far, an Ebola vaccine has been performing well in clinical trials. (Photo: AP Photo/Abbas Dulleh)

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No More - October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. But how much do you know about intimate partner violence? Here, some stats that might shock you ? and help you encourage someone you love to seek help. By Kenrya Rankin Naasel   (Photo: Michael Poehlman/Getty Images)

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How Living a Gang Life Can Worsen the Health of Girls - A new study finds that being in a gang can worsen Black girls' health. Researchers from the University of Chicago found that gang affiliation increased the risk of having sex without a condom, lower HIV testing rates, drug and alcohol dependency and emotional problems. Also, a majority of these girls were on food stamps and did not have stable housing. (Photo: Michael Poehlman/ Getty Images)

Wait: Is Marijuana Addiction for Real? - A recent report challenges the belief that marijuana isn?t addictive. Teens ages 14-19 that sought counseling for the drug showed signs for addiction: High tolerance to the drug, hard time quitting and experienced withdrawal. Also, teens with withdrawal were more likely to have issues at school or work, financial problems or problems at home, says Health Day. (Photo: Ed Andrieski/AP Photo)

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Wait: Is Marijuana Addiction for Real? - A recent report challenges the belief that marijuana isn’t addictive. Teens ages 14-19 that sought counseling for the drug showed signs for addiction: High tolerance to the drug, hard time quitting and experienced withdrawal. Also, teens with withdrawal were more likely to have issues at school or work, financial problems or problems at home, says Health Day. (Photo: Ed Andrieski/AP Photo)

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Why Aren’t There More Breastfeeding Programs for Black Mothers? - Neighborhoods with more Black women are less likely to have breastfeeding programs, the CDC found. Maternity wards in Black areas were less likely to provide breastfeeding support and more likely to hand out formula to new moms instead, says Reuters. These findings are especially problematic given that Black mothers are 16 percent less likely to breastfeed. (Photo: KidStock/Getty Images)

Ebola Vaccine Trial Is Right Around the Corner  - The National Institutes of Health announced that an Ebola vaccine clinical trial will launch next week in the U.S, says USA Today. The trial will include 20 healthy volunteers and there could be results by the end of the year, the NIH confirms. Big Pharm company GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is co-developing the vaccine with the government. (Photo: Abbas Dulleh/AP Photo)

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Ebola Kills More Women Than Men - The Ebola epidemic has affected more women than men, says a UNICEF new report. Women account for 55-60 percent of all those infected with the disease, but that number could even be higher. This gender disparity might exist because women are traditionally the carergivers and are in more contact in infected family members, the Washington Post reported. (Photo: Abbas Dulleh/AP Photo)

Are Shows Like The Walking Dead Making You Fat? - Watching action-packed television may cause you to gain more weight, says researchers from Cornell Food and Brand Lab. Shows like The Walking Dead and films like The Island urge you to snack twice as much while watching them compared to watching news talk shows. Even watching films without sound stimulated folks to eat 38 percent more. (Photo: Gene Page/AMC)

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Are Shows Like The Walking Dead Making You Fat? - Watching action-packed television may cause you to gain more weight, says researchers from Cornell Food and Brand Lab. Shows like The Walking Dead and films like The Island urge you to snack twice as much while watching them compared to watching news talk shows. Even watching films without sound stimulated folks to eat 38 percent more. (Photo: Gene Page/AMC)