Hoverboard-Riding Dentist, Found Guilty of Fraud, Is Sentenced to 12 Years

Shaniqua Juliano

Seth Lookhart, a dentist in Alaska, pulled a tooth out of a sedated woman’s mouth while balancing on a hoverboard, one video showed. He rolled down the hallway, pulled his gloves off and threw his hands in the air, another showed.

Mr. Lookhart then sent the videos to people outside the practice, prosecutors said, and the footage became part of a wide-ranging case against the dentist on charges of fraud, embezzlement and unlawful dental acts.

On Monday, Judge Michael Wolverton of Anchorage Superior Court sentenced Mr. Lookhart to 20 years in prison, with eight years suspended, and to 10 years of probation, a statement from Alaska’s Department of Law said this week. Mr. Lookhart had been charged in 2017 with felony offenses of medical assistance fraud, theft in the second degree and a scheme to defraud.

Other charges included misdemeanor offenses for medical assistance fraud and unlawful dental acts, the

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Deputies arrest reporter covering protest outside hospital

Shaniqua Juliano

Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies arrested a public-radio reporter as she covered protests that had erupted outside a hospital where two deputies were being treated for gunshot wounds suffered Saturday evening in an “ambush” attack.

The incident drew widespread condemnation from journalism organizations and prompted the sheriff’s chief watchdog to launch an investigation.

The reporter, Josie Huang, of KPCC and LAist, was taken into custody outside St. Francis Medical Center in Lynwood and released hours later. She received a citation for allegedly violating the obstruction law, Penal Code Section 148.

“That’s what surprises me the most is that once she was identified as a reporter that they transported her, that they cited her,” L.A. County Inspector Gen. Max Huntsman said Sunday. The independent monitor oversees investigations into actions by the Sheriff’s Department.

The incident came a day after sheriff’s deputies in riot gear surrounded a news conference being held by

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The Kind of Help You Will Need to Lose Weight and Maintain Healthy Life

Shaniqua Juliano

An increasing number of community platforms help that is available for those who want to lose weight, and it is supportive than going solo on your weight loss programs. Getting help from others, especially from those who have been in a similar situation, will help you achieve your target faster. It is a motivational as well as an inspirational approach that will encourage you to do more.

Get to know more About GymCube as an online community service for those that want to lose weight and live a healthy life. Such platforms also provide users with dietary advice from professionals, that will further improve their well-being.  Furthermore, these community services can be helpful in many ways, which we will elaborate on.

How Community Help will Improve Your Health and Weight Loss Approach

With the proliferation of online communities for people that want to lose weight, improve their health, … Read More