Last week, I felt a twinge of pain in my right calf. Even though I knew the pain was due to overexerting myself while exercising, I was still scared that the pain could be a sign of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) which is potentially fatal.
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Serena Williams shrugged off a French Open ban on wearing catsuits similar to the ones she wore when she won three previous French Open titles. The tennis superstar was asked about the catsuit ban at a press conference ahead of the U.S. Open tennis tournament this week.
Tennis superstar Serena Williams won her 1st grand slam tennis match since giving birth to her daughter Alexis Olympia Ohanian in September.
Singer Tamar Braxton was spotted in Beverly Hills after her recent health scare. The 40-year-old mother-of-one was hospitalized in New York while promoting her new album, Bluebird of Happiness. She looked pale with dark circles around her eyes after nearly fainting when her body swelled up last week.
R&B singer Tweet has been hospitalized with blood clots, according to published reports. The 46-year-old singer whose real name is Charlene Keys is reportedly suffering from blood clots in her lungs (pulmonary embolism).
Blood clots are potentially deadly when they block the flow of oxygen rich blood to an artery, causing necrosis (tissue death) in the lungs.
Retired NBA star Chris Bosh is unhappy with Basketball Wives producers. He reportedly sent the producers a subpoena demanding any and all footage of his baby mama Allison Mathis.
Even President Obama's doctor thinks Hillary Clinton needs her head examined.
Dr. David Scheiner said he believes the Democratic presidential candidate should have a neurological exam.
Miami Heat star Chris Bosh may be sidelined for the rest of the 2015-16 NBA season with blood clots again.
According to published reports, Bosh, 31, pulled out of the 2016 NBA All-Star game in Toronto after suffering a slight calf sprain.
Calf pain is a classic symptom of deep vein thrombosis, a life-threatening condition which can cause blood clots that break off and travel to the lung.
Sad news: singer and daytime talk show host Tamar Braxton is sicker than originally thought. According to my well-connected inside source, Tamar is short of breath with minimal exertion and extremely weak on the set of 'The Real'.
This information conflicts with Tamar's story that she has fully recovered from her health scare.
Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton suffered a prolonged coughing fit during her campaign stop in Iowa. The 68-year-old Democratic frontrunner was speaking in West Des Moines, Iowa, when she was suddenly seized with fits of coughing.
The coughing persisted even after Clinton took a sip of water and a cough lozenge. Afterwards, Mrs. Clinton struggled to speak with a raspy, weak voice as she gasped for breath.
Reality TV star Tamar Braxton was hospitalized this week with blood clots in both of her lungs. As you know, blood clots, aka pulmonary embolism, are potentially dangerous if they travel too deep into the lung or if they lodge in the heart.
The part-time singer was rushed to a local hospital earlier this week suffering from what was initially reported as pneumonia.
Miami Heat center Chris Bosh will miss the rest of the NBA season after he was diagnosed with Pulmonary Embolism (blood clots in his lungs). The 30-year-old Dallas native was diagnosed with the potentially fatal blood disorder last week after complaining of chest discomfort while vacationing in Haiti with his wife, Adrienne Bosh, and Heat teammate Dwyane Wade.
Someone uploaded this photo of Bosh and his son, Jackson on Bosh's Instagram page on Saturday. The caption reads: "Thank you for all the messages, love, and support. It has truly lifted my spirits through this tough process."
A quick-thinking teenager may have saved the life of a police officer who apparently suffered a heart attack or stroke.
In September, Fort Lauderdale officer Franklin Foulks, 2nd from left, was in the process of booking 16-year-old Jamal Rutledge when he suddenly collapsed on the floor of the holding area. With no other officers in the vicinity, Officer Foulks was at the teen's mercy.
But Rutledge jumped into action, screaming and kicking on the fence until officers responded.