Wendy Williams is taking 3 weeks off from her popular daytime talk show after announcing she has thyroid disease. The 53-year-old talk show host made the announcement on the Wendy Williams Show on Wednesday morning.
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates 1 in 68 children in the U.S. is autistic. 1 in 42 boys and 1 in 189 girls.
In 2007, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommended that doctors begin screening babies for autism as early as 18 months. But doctors agree that there are very few behaviors or telltale autistic or Asperger's signs that babies exhibit at 18 months.
Comedienne Leslie Jones may be going through a midlife crisis.
On Tuesday, Jones, 50, tweeted a message that looked like a desperate cry for help.
When Cardi B performed a duet with Bruno Mars during the 2018 Grammy Awards on Sunday, her fans lit up social media questioning her real age due to all the cellulite hanging off her thighs. Social media users wondered if the rumors were true that she is really 35.
According to Google.com, Cardi was born Belcalis Almanzar in the Bronx, NY on October 11, 1992, which makes her 25.
Cellulite is not a disease. It is unsightly subcutaneous fat that clings under the skin causing dimpling of the skin that resembles cottage cheese or orange peels. Cellulite affects 90 percent of women and only 10 percent of men (more on that later).
This post, originally written on Feb. 24, 2016, is being bumped up because one of my loyal readers suffered a heart attack a few days after the New Year. She requested a Medical Minute post to warn her fellow Rose Garden members about the warning signs of a heart attack.
Please heed the warning signs. Black people are at greater risk for heart attacks due to the prevalence of high blood pressure, obesity and diabetes in the black community.
It can happen to you.
Statistics show over 60 percent of adult black women are overweight and more than 40% of black women are obese. Obesity is defined as having considerably more body fat than is optimally healthy.
Designer Mychael Knight passed away in Atlanta last week at age 39. His family asks for privacy as they bury their loved one today.
Knight's cause of death has not been released to the public. As a result the public continues to speculate about how he died.
Aubrey O'Day's fans were horrified by her distorted facial features in an ad posted to her Instagram.com page on Thursday. The 33-year-old former Danity Kane member is barely recognizable in the ad for an eyelash kit.
Fans of talk show queen Wendy Williams were shocked by her emaciated appearance in paparazzi photos that surfaced on Wednesday.
When we hear the words "sleep apnea" we tend to think it's just a sleep disorder that causes snoring. But sleep apnea is a dangerous condition that can lead to heart attacks and death.
Sandrarose.com readers were divided over the issue of contracting or transmitting herpes while wearing condoms. Condoms do not prevent the spread of herpes because herpes is spread via skin-to-skin contact. But the risk of contracting herpes is a lot less if men wear condoms during sex.
A new untreatable form of gonorrhea is infecting people all over the world. The new strain of "super gonorrhea" is mainly spread by oral sex, and there is no treatment.
The news that Beyonce Knowles gave birth to twins last week barely made headlines in the United States. That's because In vitro fertilization (IVF) multiple births are so commonplace in Hollywood.
Also common is the fact that most stars who give birth to IVF twins opt for a girl and a boy so they don't have to explain why their twins don't resemble each other.
Shark Tank star Daymond John has stage 2 thyroid cancer. The 48-year-old businessman revealed his diagnosis to ABC anchor Robin Roberts on Good Morning America on Wednesday.
John said a growth was removed from his thyroid gland, and doctors determined the growth was stage 2 cancer.
Martha MacCallum's new show "The Story" kicked off Monday night on Fox News Channel. Two of MacCallum's guests, Morton Klein (pro Israel activist) and NYC councilman Jumaane Williams, suffer from Tourette's Syndrome.