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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Gloria Vanderbilt, heiress and designer jeans queen, died Monday after a long battle with stomach cancer. She was 95.
You've heard the terms "daddy issues," and "fatherless sons," but what do those terms mean? Child experts say fathers (or father figures) are vitally important to a child's growth and development.
What Are Face Mites?
Demodex are tiny mites that live in or near hair follicles on humans and dogs. Two species of the arachnids live on humans, specifically on the face, hence the term face mite. Demodex are also known as eyelash mites.
Actor Danny Trejo revealed he is suffering from erectile dysfunction. The "Desperado" actor told London's The Sun that every man should go public about their experience with erectile dysfunction.
Jada Pinkett Smith is opening up about her "unhealthy" addiction to pornography before she met her husband Will Smith.
Yesterday, some of my readers discussed rapper Yung Miami's dangerous habit of not drinking any water. Apparently, other young women are following her lead and have stopped drinking water.
NeNe Leakes was recently honored for raising awareness of cancer at the Associates for Breast and Prostate Cancer Studies annual Mother's Day Luncheon at the Four Seasons Hotel in Los Angeles.
What is Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)?
Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), also known as sexually transmitted infections (STIs), are infections that are spread via sexual contact or close intimate contact with an infected person. The presence of STDs and STIs in children are almost always caused by sexual abuse.