Talk show host Wendy Williams was spotted out and about in NYC on Monday, June 17. The photos show she is suffering from edema (swelling) in both legs. Wendy has Graves' disease, an endocrine disorder that causes hyperthyroidism, also known as an overactive thyroid. Graves' disease does not commonly cause marked edema in both legs. The cause of her edema is unknown.
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Singer Peabo Bryson was hospitalized after suffering a heart attack at his home in Cobb County, near Atlanta. The Grammy-winning singer fell ill at his Marietta home on Saturday morning, according to a spokesperson.
Shaquille O'Neal's son Shareef O'Neal will sit out his freshman year at UCLA after the medical staff there discovered an undiagnosed cardiac problem that requires surgery.
Queen Latifah is mourning the loss of her mother, Rita Owens who died after a long battle with congestive heart failure on Wednesday.
The untimely deaths of Internet stars Auntie Fee and Q Worldstar are a reminder that heart disease is the number 1 killer of men and women in the U.S.
Q Worldstar, real name Lee O'Denat, 43, died of natural causes related to coronary heart disease. Auntie Fee's family confirmed the Youtube cooking sensation suffered a massive heart attack days before she passed away on Friday, March 17. She was 59.
The recent untimely deaths of Internet stars Auntie Fee (pictured above) and Q Worldstar serve as reminders that heart disease is the number 1 killer of men and women in the U.S.
For many people the first sign or symptom of heart disease is death. This is why heart disease is called the silent killer.