Reality TV star and singer/songwriter Kandi Burruss leaves 'Watch What Happens Live' in NYC

Podiatrists have issued warnings about women wearing high heeled shoes for decades. The high fashion footwear are available in a variety of styles including stilleto's (or spikes), pumps and wedges. Originally designed to keep a horseback rider's feet from slipping out of the stirrups, high-heeled shoes have evolved into medieval torture devices.

Doctors say pointy pumps (such as those pictured above on a local celebrity) are the worst culprits. The pointy toes squeeze the entire front of your foot together, causing nerve pain, bunions, blisters, and hammertoes.

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Barack Obama

According to published reports, President Barack Obama was rushed to a military hospital near Washington D.C. on Saturday after complaining of a sore throat. Doctors there diagnosed Obama with GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) caused by acid reflux.

Comedian Joan Rivers also suffered from acid reflux (GERD). She was undergoing an endoscopy (a test to diagnose GERD acid reflux) when she died tragically in a Manhattan clinic on Sept. 4 at age 81.

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Laura Kasperzak and Mini

Laura Kasperzak is a mom, wife and Yoga instructor who still has plenty of time for her young daughter, Mini. Both Laura and Mini share a love of Yoga that is documented lovingly in amazing photos on Laura's Instagram account. Her @Laurasykora IG account has over 1 million devoted followers.

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Chaga blood-sucking bug

A deadly blood-sucking parasite, introduced into America by Mexicans crossing the porous southern border, has infected up to 300,000 Americans -- and 300,000 more Americans are expected to be infected by year's end according to a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Doctors at the CDC compare the deadly "kissing bug" disease to the virus that causes HIV/AIDS.

Chaga blood-sucking bug

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Tameka Harris

Don't ask rap mogul T.I. to comment on his wife's ongoing dependence on cosmetic surgery. In addition to a laundry list of cosmetic procedures in recent years, Tameka Harris, 39, recently received iris implants to permanently change the color of her eyes from brown to ice gray.

When asked to comment on his wife's latest surgery in a radio interview, T.I. politely deferred all questions to his wife.

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Amber Vinson

Dallas Ebola nurse Amber Vinson has tested negative for the deadly Ebola virus at Emory Hospital in Atlanta just 9 days after she was diagnosed. Vinson was one of 2 Dallas nurses infected with Ebola after caring for Thomas Eric Duncan who died earlier this month.

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letter from Dept of Public Health

Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald, Commissioner and State Health Officer of the Georgia Department of Public Health, and Brian Kemp, the Secretary of State, sent emails to all professional licensed nurses in the state of Georgia today. The lengthy email contains detailed information about Ebola transmission, clinical guidance, and specific health risks to health care workers and patients.

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intimacy

For centuries, women have fretted about their inability to achieve internal orgasms through sexual penetration. Millions of women sought treatment under the mistaken assumption that their inability to climax internally was mental or physical. Now new research suggests the vaginal orgasm does not exist.

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EJ Johnson

Magic Johnson's son "EJ" Johnson lost 50 pounds after undergoing stomach stapling surgery five weeks ago to make his stomach smaller.

Johnson opened up to People magazine about his sleeve gastrectomy surgery and dramatic 50 pound weight loss.

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August Alsina

Up-and-coming R&B singer August Alsina is still hospitalized at a NY area hospital after passing out and falling off stage during a concert on Monday. Alsina, 22, is in an ICU being treated for multiple seizures, according to published reports.

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