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The singer, who died April 21, began requesting foods that were easier to digest, chef Ray Roberts told the AP. He was also fighting off "waves of sore throats and frequent upset stomachs."

Miami Heat player Gerald Green’s Instagram is full of positive moments – from signing a contract with the heat, to living literally within sight of…

Many local health departments have confirmed that there have been 26 cases of HIV since mid-December. Most of the cases are because of drug use or sexually transmitted. It is very important to know your status. See FREE testing for HIV below. Call (866) 694-7673 for HIV testing.   Damien Center- 26 North Arsenal Avenue, Indianapolis, […]

Sad news from the NBC community today as celebrated newsman Tom Brokaw revealed that he’s been diagnosed with bone marrow cancer. The 74-year-old Brokaw says he’s, “Optimistic about…

  *Funk legend Nile Rodgers, currently heating the charts as part of Daft Punk’s summer hit “Get Lucky,” will join his Chic bandmates to replace…

Nelson Mandela was in serious but stable condition in a Pretoria hospital for the third day Monday with a recurring lung infection, and a foundation led by retired archbishop Desmond Tutu described the 94-year-old anti-apartheid hero as an “extraordinary gift” to South Africa. As family members visited South Africa’s first black president in the hospital, […]

Real Chance of Love” star Ahmad “Real” Givens has been diagnosed with Stage 4 colon cancer, TMZ reports. The reality star first became ill in January with what he believed to be the flu. Doctors initially thought the issue was with his liver, but last week confirmed it was colon cancer, which has now spread […]

More than 700 patients at the Buffalo Veterans Administration Center may have been exposed to HIV, hepatitis B or hepatitis C because of accidental reuse of insulin pens, according to a hospital statement and published reports. Authorities told The Buffalo News there is a “very small risk” for the diabetic patients who may have been […]

South African anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela has recovered from his recent lung infection and a surgical procedure to remove gallstones, according to an announcement Sunday by President Jacob Zuma. Doctors say that Mandela, 94, has made “steady progress and that clinically, he continues to improve,” according to a statement issued by Zuma’s office. Mandela was […]

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