Gloria Vanderbilt, heiress and designer jeans queen, died Monday after a long battle with stomach cancer. She was 95.
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You've heard the terms "daddy issues," and "fatherless sons," but what do those terms mean? Child experts say fathers (or father figures) are vitally important to a child's growth and development.
What Are Face Mites?
Demodex are tiny mites that live in or near hair follicles on humans and dogs. Two species of the arachnids live on humans, specifically on the face, hence the term face mite. Demodex are also known as eyelash mites.
Actor Danny Trejo revealed he is suffering from erectile dysfunction. The "Desperado" actor told London's The Sun that every man should go public about their experience with erectile dysfunction.
Jada Pinkett Smith is opening up about her "unhealthy" addiction to pornography before she met her husband Will Smith.
Yesterday, some of my readers discussed rapper Yung Miami's dangerous habit of not drinking any water. Apparently, other young women are following her lead and have stopped drinking water.
NeNe Leakes was recently honored for raising awareness of cancer at the Associates for Breast and Prostate Cancer Studies annual Mother's Day Luncheon at the Four Seasons Hotel in Los Angeles.
What is Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)?
Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), also known as sexually transmitted infections (STIs), are infections that are spread via sexual contact or close intimate contact with an infected person. The presence of STDs and STIs in children are almost always caused by sexual abuse.
Before 15-year-old Nigel Shelby took his own life last week, he told his mother he was depressed. Camika Shelby said she knew her son was depressed "for months." There is no indication she got help for her son from a mental health professional.
CBD oil-infused candy launched by the Jelly Beans candy founder are sold out everywhere. David Klein sells the cannabis jelly bean candy with about 10 milligrams of CBD oil inside each bean.
Usher Raymond fans were shocked and saddened when a Georgia woman filed a lawsuit in 2018 accusing him of infecting her with the herpes virus.
Nothing ruins a sex symbol's public image like the knowledge that he has an incurable infectious STD. But all is not lost for Usher and other men and women infected with an STD.
About 1 in 3 Americans struggle with eating disorders according to the latest statistics. Eating disorders include binge eating, starvation dieting, purging (vomiting), consuming flat stomach tea (laxative abuse), and more.
The Rev. Al Sharpton, pictured above, lost 176 pounds (down from 305 lbs.) because he was hurt by people making fun of his weight.
According to sources, Kim Porter, mom to 3 of Sean Combs' 5 children, died from a rare case of double pneumonia brought on by the flu. Double pneumonia is an obsolete term to describe an infection in both lungs. The accepted medical term for double pneumonia is bilateral lobar pneumonia.
This post is about HIV transmission - not treatment or testing. There has been a lot of misinformation in my comments section about how HIV is transmitted and why certain people are infected while others aren't.