Drake abruptly cancelled two Miami concerts on Friday due to "serious illness". The Canadian rapper explained his absence in an Instagram Story.
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Rhabdomyolysis is a serious medical condition that is caused by the rapid destruction of muscle fibers, usually after intensive workouts.
Delta airlines defended a flight attendant accused of racial discrimination during an in-flight medical emergency.
Dr. Tamika Cross, an OBGYN resident, accused a flight attendant of discrimination because the attendant refused to believe Cross was a doctor.
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.
Up-and-coming R&B singer August Alsina remains in intensive care in stable condition after collapsing and falling off the stage during a concert at Irving Plaza in NYC.
Up-and-coming R&B singer August Alsina is still hospitalized at a NY area hospital after passing out and falling off stage during a concert on Monday. Alsina, 22, is in an ICU being treated for multiple seizures, according to published reports.
Comedian Joan Rivers is reportedly in a medically-induced coma to relieve swelling in her brain after she stopped breathing during a routine endoscopy procedure at an outpatient clinic in NY yesterday.
Rivers, 81, was reportedly undergoing a non-surgical endoscopic procedure at Yorkville Endoscopy clinic when she experienced respiratory and cardiac arrest as a result of a lack of oxygen to her brain.
Comedian Joan Rivers was rushed to a NY area hospital where she is listed in stable condition after she stopped breathing while undergoing a routine endoscopic procedure at an outpatient clinic. An endoscope is a small, flexible tube with a camera and a light at the end of it. The endoscope is passed down a patient's throat by doctors who look for abnormalities (tumors, ulcers, etc.) in the patient's esophagus or the stomach.
Rivers, 81, is pictured above with the late Robin Williams.