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Peter Mayhew Suffering From Pneumonia

January 20th, 2015 4:05pm EST
Peter Mayhew
Actor Peter Mayhew, who plays the Wookiee Chewbacca in the "Star Wars" movie saga, has been hospitalized with pneumonia.

The actor, 70, was admitted to the hospital over the weekend and was forced to cancel an appearance at a Texas comic book store.

His wife, Angie, took to Reddit.com to confirm the news, thanking fans for their well-wishes and explaining that he's doing fine.

"Hello all! Thank you for all the well wishes, prayers, good vibes, and happy thoughts," she posted on the social website. "Peter is indeed in the hospital with pneumonia. He will make a full recovery, and hope to ...
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'Real Housewife' Yolanda Foster Suffering From Severe Lyme Disease Relapse

January 20th, 2015 12:20pm EST
Yolanda Foster
"Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" star Yolanda Foster has revealed that she is going through a debilitating relapse of Lyme disease, something she contracted three years ago.

The reality star posted an image of herself in a Singapore hospital on Monday, sharing the news that she can no longer read, write or watch television because of the flare up.

"I would like to apologize for my lousy participation in the blogging department at the moment," Foster, 51, said on her Bravo blog, apologizing to fans.

"Although writing is usually my favorite thing to do, I unfortunately have lost the abil...
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Do You Think Bethenny Frankel Is Too Thin? Frankel Responds To Critics

January 16th, 2015 1:30pm EST
Bethenny Frankel Responds To Rumors She's Too Thin
"Real Housewives of New York" star Bethenny Frankel has come under constant criticism for her thin frame over the past two years and she has finally reponded to the rumors that she is just too thin.

After photos surfaced of the reality star wearing a bikini fans immediately called Frankel "too skinny" or "unhealthy."

Frankel appeared on "Meredith Viera" and said that the constant chatter about her weight, or lack of it, doesn't bother her.

"Well, I was sick over the holidays," she shared with Meredith Vieira. "I don't know, do I look bad? Do I look like I need to eat a burger?"

"I don't...
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Plus Size Model Slams Hollywood For Glorifying Jennifer Lawrence

January 16th, 2015 11:57am EST
Ashley Graham
Plus-size model Ashley Graham is speaking out about the industry's unrealistic body image standards and her target is "Hunger Games" star Jennifer Lawrence.

"Jennifer Lawrence is the media's poster girl for curves? She's tiny," the 27-year-old model revealed to The Edit.

"There needs to be more education in schools, because that's where eating disorders start. It's not just about being healthy; it's also about loving who you are," she continued.

She continued, "We need role models for young girls who say embrace your curves, who cares if you body isn't perfect?"

"I think that you can be...
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Amanda Peet Uses What To Breastfeed?

January 7th, 2015 2:30pm EST
Amanda Peet Takes Breastfeeding To A Whole New Level With Cabbag
Amanda Peet's discussion of breastfeeding takes food to a whole other level.

The actress stopped by "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" and discussed motherhood and her three children, Molly, Frances and Henry.

Just one month old, Peet swears by a home remedy that got her back on her feet quickly and urged other new mothers to try it.

Peet swears that raw cabbage is the secret successful breastfeeding after the talk show host revealed she saw a photo of the actress brushing her teeth with what looked like a cabbage bra.

The actress then revealed the cabbage helped with with the pain.

"Apparentl...
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How Much Weight Did Kirstie Alley Lose?

January 6th, 2015 8:29am EST
Kirstie Alley Debuts Her Impressive 50 Pound Weight Loss
Once more, Kirstie Alley appears before the world, having shed a significant portion of her body weight.

This time? The former "Cheers" star turned Jenny Craig spokeswoman is now 50 pounds lighter than she was last year.

That's an impressive feat- which, apparently, she lost with the help of Jenny Craig. Alley appeared on "The Today Show" yesterday, sharing her good news with host Matt Lauer.

Her New Year's resolution for 2014 was to lose 30 pounds, but once they started coming off Alley just went with it, and ended the year twenty pounds lighter than her original goal.

Part of that c...
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Iggy Azalea Diagnosed With TMJ Dysfunction

January 2nd, 2015 7:15pm EST
Iggy Azalea
Iggy Azalea took to her Twitter page on New Year's Eve to let her fans know that she's been diagnosed with temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMD, often incorrectly referred to as "TMJ," which is the actual name of the joint).

The Australian rapper says she doesn't expect the medical setback to affect her career, revealing that she's been working on her second album.

"I'm back to work on my second album next week... Anxious to get going on it," she Tweeted on New Year's Eve. "The excited kind of anxious.

"Also last month I was diagnosed with TMJ which isn't the best."

"I'm gonna make ...
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Lindsay Lohan Bitten By Infected Mosquito

December 31st, 2014 2:03pm EST
Lindsay Lohan
Lindsay Lohan has contracted a rare and untreatable disease from a mosquito bite.

The actress was bitten by the disease carrying insect during her trip to French Polynesia for the holidays and contracted the Chikungunya virus, which can cause severe joint pain, potentially for years.

Symptoms begin with a sudden fever that lasts for a couple of days up to a week, and that's followed by joint pain which usually lasts a few weeks or months, but sometimes for years.

Fortunately for Lohan the ailment has an extremely low mortality rate and is not life threatening.

Lohan, who recently starre...
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Tom Brokaw Says Cancer Is 'In Remission'

December 22nd, 2014 2:26pm EST
Tom Brokaw Says Cancer Is 'In Remission'
Legendary newsman Tom Brokaw revealed his cancer is in remission.

"A year ago my future was more uncertain than I cared to acknowledge but now I face the New Year with very encouraging news," he wrote in a letter NBC News.

"The cancer is in remission and I will shortly go on a drug maintenance regimen to keep it there."

Brokaw revealed in February that he was diagnosed with multiple myeloma. This meant cancer cells were overtaking healthy, disease-fighting cells in his bone marrow.

Brokaw was the primary anchor of the "NBC Nightly News," a job he held from1982 to 2004. He now works as a...
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Miley Cyrus Hospitalized With Wrist Injury, Posts Selfie

December 14th, 2014 1:00pm EST
Miley Cyrus Hospitalized, Posts Selfie After Wrist Injury
Miley Cyrus has grabbed fans attention again, this time by posting a selfie in a hospital gown.

She captioned it: "The gown is sooooo hipster".

The singer took to Instagram to share her photo, as well as an image showing a graphic surgical cut on her wrist (Warning, graphic image). Cyrus added a small cartoon photo of a happy face within the open wound.

Cyrus has given no explaination for the photos.

To conceal graphic images, Cyrus digitally inserted pictures of a pizza and singer Justin Bieber on the wound.

One of the photograph's caption read: "I have pizza in my veins."

Earlier in...
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