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Oprah Winfrey Announces new Prince Harry Documentary to be Released this Month
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Oprah Winfrey Announces new Prince Harry Documentary to be Released this Month

Oprah Winfrey has revealed her new series with Prince Harry on mental health will be released this month after being delayed. Oprah discussed her program while talking on CBS’ The Drew Barrymore Show last week. Appearing on the talk show alongside US psychiatrist Dr Bruce D. Perry, Oprah explained: "I wanna just say that Dr Perry and I have been also, for the past two years, along with Prince Harry and Apple, we've been working on this mental health series that's coming out in May on Apple." The talk show host explained that she wanted to highlight the importance of using her life "in order to help" others with theirs. Oprah and Prince Harry have worked with each other over a number of years on this project. In 2019, the communications team for the Duke and Duchess of Su...
Anthony Hopkins, 83, becomes oldest star to win Best Actor Award at 2021 Oscars
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Anthony Hopkins, 83, becomes oldest star to win Best Actor Award at 2021 Oscars

Anthony Hopkins won the Best Actor honor at Sunday's Academy Awards for his starring role in The Father. The 83-year-old Welsh actor made history on April 25, with his second Oscar victory, becoming the oldest star to win an Academy Award for Best Actor award after becoming the oldest Best Actor nominee when the 2021 Oscar nominations were announced in March. He beat out fellow nominees Riz Ahmed (Sound of Metal), Chadwick Boseman (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom), Gary Oldman (Mank), and Steven Yeun (Minari). Presenter Joaquin Phoneix, who won the category last year for his performance in Joker, accepted the award on an absent Hopkins' behalf. Anthony Hopkins won his first at the 64th Academy Awards, earning the Best Actor award for his iconic performance as an expert psychiatris...
Rapper, Rae Sremmurd’s Brother Charged with Murder After he ‘Shot his Own Father’
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Rapper, Rae Sremmurd’s Brother Charged with Murder After he ‘Shot his Own Father’

Michael Sullivan, the brother of American hip-hop duo, Swae Lee and Slim Jxmmi of Rae Sremmurd has been charged for the murder of their stepfather. District Attorney John Weddle revealed on Wednesday, March 17, that the 19-year-old was charged on Lee Mounty, Mississippi. The indictment was handed down to Sullivan after a grand jury heard evidence about the killing of 62-year-old Floyd Sullivan in January, TMZ reports. Michael faces life in prison if convicted and is still in custody, with no pending court date yet announced. The details surrounding the shooting that took place in Mississippi in January 2020 are still unknown. Officers from the Tupelo Police Department were sent to an address in the 500 block of Lumpkin Avenue at around 9.30pm on January 6 where they ...
Argentina’s Medical Board to Rule on Diego Maradona’s Death on March 8
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Argentina’s Medical Board to Rule on Diego Maradona’s Death on March 8

Argentina's public prosecutor's office will convene a medical board on March 8 to decide whether the late football legend Diego Maradona was given proper treatment before his death, legal sources said on Tuesday, February 23. The Argetine football legend died of a heart attack on November 25, weeks after undergoing brain surgery on a blood clot. Investigators are trying to determine whether or not there was negligence in Maradona's health care before he died. According to reports from Argentina, nine experts will be called on March 8 including the medical examiners that took part in Maradona's autopsy. The public prosecutor in San Isidro, a suburb of the capital Buenos Aires, has also called two more witnesses to appear before investigators on Thursday: a nursing coordinato...
Without Regular Sex Women Risk Mental Disorder – Nigerian Psychiatrist
Love, Sex & Relationship

Without Regular Sex Women Risk Mental Disorder – Nigerian Psychiatrist

A Nigerian psychiatrist, Dr Maymunah Kadiri has advised married women to have regular sex with their spouses in order to prevent depression and be happy. Kadiri, who is the Medical Director of Pinnacle Medical Services gave the advice in a recent interview saying sex is not just to nourish a woman’s body, but it is also beneficial to her mental health. “As women, there is need for us to make our spouses our best friends if we want to be mentally healthy. Studies have shown that women who have more active sex and in long term relationships were less likely to be depressed than women who went without sex. So, more sex is important and essential. It is a remedy to curing women from having persistent headache. Low sexual drive, which leads to depression, should be looked into. A woma...
Parents Should Not Give Their Children Mobile Phones – Psychiatrist Warns
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Parents Should Not Give Their Children Mobile Phones – Psychiatrist Warns

Parents should be given official advice warning them not to give their children smartphones before they reach secondary school, a leading psychiatrist has warned. Dr Jon Goldin claimed parents are being forced into buying the devices for their young children so they aren’t left out at school. The vice chairman of the Royal College of Psychologists said government guidance on when to give smartphones to children would help parents stand their ground. Speaking to the Daily Telegraph, he said: ‘Children often say to their parents: “All my friends are [getting phones] and you are not allowing me to do that.” ‘In that situation, parents do need the support of national guidance. ‘I don’t think we can legislate [to restrict it to under 11s] but this guidance would back parents u...
#BBNaija 2018: Kbrule needs To See A Psychiatrist – Khloe
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#BBNaija 2018: Kbrule needs To See A Psychiatrist – Khloe

Big Brother Naija 2018 housemate, Khloe who promised to bring “double wahala” into the reality show, has dished out advice to Kbrule. Recall that Khloe was disqualified alongside partner Kbrule for provocation after having three strikes, However, Khloe upon return to the house advised Kbrule to visit a psychiatrist. She disclosed this while in a question and answer game with housemates on Monday. When asked her advice to Kbrule, Khloe said “I think Kbrule needs to get help. “He should find a Pharmacist or Chemist and ask for grow up pill. He needs to see a psychiatrist.”
‘If I Ever Join Obasanjo’s Movement, Get A Psychiatrist To Examine Me’ – Wole Soyinka
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‘If I Ever Join Obasanjo’s Movement, Get A Psychiatrist To Examine Me’ – Wole Soyinka

Nobel laureate, professor Wole Soyinka says he should be examined by a psychiatrist if he ever joins the Coalition for Nigeria Movement (CNM) led by ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo. Speaking in an interview with BBC Yoruba, Soyinka said the Obasanjo led coalition is not meant for someone like him. “Me? Obasanjo would establish a group and I will become a member of such group? That means they should get a psychiatrist to examine me,” Soyinka said. He also spoke about the letters which Obasanjo and former military President Ibrahim Babangida addressed to Buhari saying people should get suspicious “when these soldiers speak” because there is the possibility that “what they have in mind is different from what we have in mind”. “When these soldiers begin to speak, we are supposed to get...
Ritual Killers Source Body Parts From Illegal Health Facilities – CP
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Ritual Killers Source Body Parts From Illegal Health Facilities – CP

The Ogun State Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Illiyasu, has said ritual killers source body parts from operators of illegal health facilities. Illayasu spoke on Monday at the Annual General Meeting and Scientific Conference of the Ogun State chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association in Abeokuta, Ogun State. The police boss, who was represented by the Officer-In-Charge of Medicals, Ogun State Police Command, DSP Shola Oguntoye, said, “Quackery in the health sector is bigger than what we all think and that is why it must be addressed. Ritual killers now connive with quacks to source body parts for their activities. The danger they pose is more than what we can imagine. We take patients to the nearest hospitals when accidents occur; we need to know which hospital is accredited or not s...

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