Glenn Frey A week later, on January 18, Eagles frontman Glenn Frey died at age 67 from complications from rheumatoid arthritis, acute ulcerative colitis and pneumonia. Along with Don Henley , Randy Meisner and Bernie Leadon, Frey formed the Eagles, which quickly became one of the most popular rock bands of all time, with hits including “Take It Easy,” “Desperado” and “Hotel California.” Maurice White The co-founder of the pioneering funk-soul band Earth, Wind & Fire, Maurice White died February 4 at the age of 74 after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. He was the group’s leader, sharing lead vocal duties with Phillip Bailey, and co-writing and producing most of the band’s hits, such as “Shining Star,” “Sing a Song,” “September,” and “Boogie Wonderland,” which blended funk, soul, R&B, pop and rock with elements of Latin and African music. Phife Dawg Phife Dawg, one of the founding members of the pioneering hip-hop group A Tribe Called Quest , died March 22 at age 45 from complications resulting from diabetes. Born Malik Taylor in Queens, New York, Phife, along with his classmate Q-Tip, DJ Ali Shaheed Muhammad and Jarobi White formed Tribe, which would become part of the “Native Tongues” clique and help create a new sound in hip hop with humor, thoughtful flows and jazz-inflected beats. Merle Haggard Country Music Hall of Famer Merle Haggard passed away April 6 on his 79th birthday. After a troubled youth and a stint in the notorious San Quention Prison, Haggard was encouraged by an appearance there by Johnny Cash and a chance meeting with his idol, Lefty Frizzell, to pursue his musical dreams. Haggard would go on to become one of the architects of the Bakersfield sound, producing such hits as “I’m Thanks a Lonesome Fugitive,” “Mama Tried,” “Okie From Muskogee” and “If We Make It Through December.” Prince The sudden and unexpected death of Prince at age 57 stunned the world on April 21. Perhaps more shocking was learning a month later that the music icon had died from an opioid overdose and was struggling with opioid use. Born Prince Rogers Nelson, the singer, songwriter, multiple Ta instrumentalist, producer and actor was recognized as a musical genius, trend setter and advocate for artists rights.
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– The holiday season is not just a hectic time for stores, but also many Kansas hospitals as doctors say they notice a spike in visits to hospital emergency rooms in the days following Christmas. Doctors believe stress from the holiday, overeating and a delay in seeking medical care are to blame. December and January are the two deadliest months for heart disease, according to the CDC, but there are several reason why the day after Christmas will be busy one in the ER.First, out-of-town families visiting the area play a big part in encouraging loved ones to see a doctor. Also, many doctors offices are closed, instead patients are visiting theemergency room. Daniel Baker is a doctor at a Kansas Hospital and typically sees about 75 patients perday, but on Monday he saw more than a 15 percent increase in visits. “People are just kind of holding off, they don’t want to go to the hospital during Christmas eve, Christmas,” Dr. Baker said. “Coming in and seeing mom and dad are not doing so well, and they just wanted to get them checked out here in the ER, and that’s one big theme we’re Thank You seeing today.” Many of their visits are people who had heart attacks, seasonal cold, and drivers involved Bonuses in a car crash. “We do have an extra mid-level provider on staff today,” Dr.If That Means Just Working On Establishing Your Skin Maintenance Routine For A Month, Then Your Hair Routine, That’s Fine. | Quiet Gabriel Porter
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