prostate cancer

Music industry veteran Joe Simpson, father of pop singers Jessica Simpson and Ashlee Simpson, has been diagnosed with prostate cancer. He underwent surgery to remove his prostate gland after being diagnosed two months ago.

Page Six reports the 56-year-old photographer has already returned to work.

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Election anxiety

The mental health community reported a rise in stress disorder cases long before Donald Trump was elected 45th president of these United States of America.

Doctors saw a spike in stress-related phone calls the morning after Trump was elected.

There are different levels of stress disorders ranging from mild anxiety, Acute Stress Disorder (ASD), to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Election anxiety

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Beyonce and Blue Ivy Carter

The following is a repost of my Medical Minute on raising narcissistic children, originally published on April 21, 2013.

The values we instill in our children while they're young will shape the adults he or she will become.

Photos in this post are shown for illustrative purposes only.

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Viola Davis hot flashes

If you are over 45 years old, you may be experiencing hot flashes caused by premenopause or menopause.

Premenoupause is early onset menopause, or premature ovarian failure, usually beginning before age 45.

Viola Davis, 51, recently discussed her experience with hot flashes.

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Serena Williams dry skin

Your breath, skin, and muscles may be telling you that your body is dehydrated.

Many people who are dehydrated have no idea until their bodies begin to show signs and symptoms of dehydration.

This is probably the case with tennis superstar Serena Williams, pictured above in Milan, Italy, this week.

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Hillary Clinton coughing

Hillary Clinton is back in the news after suffering the worst coughing fit of her campaign.

Some observers believe Clinton is suffering from a severe form of Dysphagia (loss of swallowing sensation).

In Clinton's case, her dysphagia causes her to cough violently because her saliva travels down the wrong pipe into her lungs.

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Beyonce Knowles

American singer Beyonce Knowles-Carter, 35, was spotted leaping off the third deck of a yacht into the ocean off the coast of Italy.

This image of Beyonce carelessly leaping into warm water without holding her nose demonstrates how easily a deadly brain-eating parasite can enter the body.

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John Hinckley Ashanti

Erotomania is defined as a delusional disorder that leads the sufferer to believe a person of higher status (usually a famous person or celebrity) is in love with him or her.

Unlike fleeting infatuation or a "crush", erotomania is a delusional disorder with longterm consequences for the sufferer and the victim.

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Lil Kim Royal Reign

An Instagram.com user mistook Li'l Kim's 2-year-old daughter, Royal Reign, for a boy due to the child's closely cropped hairstyle.

Reality TV star Cardi B. rushed to the child's defense and rudely got the IG user together.

I see why some of you avoid the 'Gram. The people over there are far too ignorant and uncouth.

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