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George Clooney recently came down with malaria.
It’s the second bout of the disease for the actor, who will appear on Piers Morgan Tonight Friday and who recently returned from Sudan, where he’s been calling for diplomacy against that nation’s potential genocide.
Clooney is using the opportunity to point out the significant differences between how fortunate we have it in the United States compared to third world countries struggling for survival. As he recovers, the star said in a statement:
“This illustrates how with proper medication, the most lethal condition in Africa, can be reducedMore >
[HMG Celebrity News] – After one of the most courageous and dignified battles with Cancer seen from a public figure in recent times, Elizabeth Edwards finally succumbed to the disease on December 7th. But her new will makes no mention of her husband, John
Elizabeth was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer just after John lost his bid for vice president in November of 2004. The couple had four children; Catharine, 28, Emma, 13, and 10-year old John. Their son, Wade was killed in a car crash in 1996. He was just 17.
And it’s to the children alone that Elizabeth has left her entireMore >
Elizabeth Edwards’ cancer fight has taken a turn for the worse.
With the disease spreading to her liver, the wife of John Edwards revealed that she is resting at home and no longer seeking treatment for the disease.
“Elizabeth has been advised by her doctors that further treatment of her cancer would be unproductive,” the Edwards family says in a statement.
On Monday, the ailing Edwards posted a Facebook message to her friends that can be tragically interpreted as a farewell of sorts. She writes:
“I have been sustained by three saving graces – my family, my friends, and a faith in theMore >
LFO singer Rich Cronin passed away on Wednesday, he was just 35 years old.
LFO was a popular boy band in the ’90s and Cronin was front and center with the band, both as they rose to fame and after they fell out of the limelight and he fought a five year battle with leukemia.
LFO is best known for their summer song hits Girls On TV and Summer Girls. The latter his No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart in 1999.
Cronin was diagnosed with acute myelogenous leukemia in 2005 and soon after he began the Rich Cronin Hope Foundation to spread word about the disease and to help find blood and boneMore >
[HMG Celebrity News] – In a sequel to yesterday’s story on Michael Douglas and his battle with cancer, his wife, Catherine Zeta-Jones has now told reporters she’s ‘furious’ at the Doctors who failed to spot the disease.
Catherine, 40, who married Douglas in November 2000, said her 65-year old husband had complained of pain in his ears and throat for some time, but the walnut-size tumor was only found three weeks ago.
“It makes me furious they didn’t detect it earlier,” she told the Mail. “He sought every option and nothing was found.”
But Catherine wasn’t greatly surprised when the cause ofMore >
(HMG) – In an interview on “Larry King Live,” Tuesday night ‘Telephone’ hitmaker Lady Gaga has admitted she tested “borderline positive” for lupus, a chronic, inflammatory autoimmune disorder. The ‘Poker Face’ star underwent test for lupus, the disease that killed her aunt Joanne, after suffering a string of health problems in recent months, including collapsing on stage during a concert in March. Gaga explains to host Larry King on his chat show, “Lupus is in my family and it is genetic.” Results shows that the singer is currently not suffering from the condition but doctors have advisedMore >