John Singleton's medical condition is more serious than initially reported. The pioneering Black film director and screenwriter initially suffered a "mild" stroke after returning on a flight from Costa Rico on Wednesday, April 17.
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Legendary Hollywood film director John Singleton suffered a stroke and is currently hospitalized, according to blogger B. Scott. The 51-year-old director's stroke is described as mild.
Colleton County officials say no charges will be filed against the 5th grader involved in a classroom fight with 10-year-old RaNiya Wright last month. A coroner ruled that RaNiya died of natural causes two days later in an intensive care unit.
Actress Selma Blair, who is best known for her roles in films like Legally Blonde and Cruel Intentions, announced she was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in August.
Hillary Clinton's other shoe dropped, literally, at a 9/11 memorial event in New York City on Sunday.
Clinton, 69, abruptly left the September 11th Commemoration Ceremony because she was reportedly "overheated" in 82-degree weather in New York City.
The FBI released bombshell documents from an interview with Hillary Clinton about her illegal email server.
In the data dump on Friday, Hillary Clinton said she forgot or couldn't remember any of the briefings she received at the state department after her concussion in 2012.
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.
There is growing concern from the medical community over Hillary Clinton's apparent neurological deficits. The concern is that the 69-year-old former secretary of state may not be medically fit to run for president.
Over the weekend, the Drudgereport.com published a Reuters photo that showed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, 69, being assisted up a flight of stairs by aides in February.
The photo sparked calls from the public for Clinton to open her medical records and prove she is medically fit to run for office.
It isn't often that a child falls asleep during important meetings, such as signing her first recording contract with Jay Z, or nodding off during a Senate hearing on human trafficking, like Willow Smith has done.
Narcolepsy means excessive sleepiness or falling asleep at the most inopportune times.
Children with narcolepsy often are not diagnosed with the sleep disorder until they are well into their teens or adulthood, when the disorder becomes a health issue or a distraction.
Jack Osbourne, the 26-year-old son of rock musician Ozzy Osbourne and music manager Sharon Osbourne, has been diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis.
Other celebrities afflicted with the nerve disorder include actress Lola Falana, the late comic Richard Pryor, and R&B singer Tamia.
MS is a disease in which the body's immune system attacks its own nerve cells by eating away at the sheath that protects the nerves similar to the insulation coating covering electrical wires in your home.
Once the protective coating on the nerve is damaged, the flow of electricity from the brain to the body is interrupted.
People with severe cases of multiple sclerosis may lose the ability to walk or speak, according to the Mayo Clinic.
There is no cure for multiple sclerosis. But with medication and therapy the debilitating symptoms of MS may be alleviated, delayed or controlled (for a long period time). 40% of people with MS reach the 70th year of life. The main cause of death of people with MS is suicide.