Health & Fitness

Hugh Jackman Has Skin Cancer Surgery Again

May 9th, 2014 11:00am EDT
Hugh Jackman Has Skin Cancer Surgery Again
Actor Hugh Jackman posted a photo of himself on Instagram on Thursday wearing a bandage over his nose following surgery to remove a Basel Cell Carsinoma (BCC).

He captioned the image: "Another Basel Cell Carsinoma. All out now. Thanks Dr. Albom and Dr. Arian. PLEASE! PLEASE! WEAR SUNSCREEN!."

He added on Twitter: "Huge thanks to Dr. Arian and Dr. Born for operating on my nose until 10:20pm! #SUNSCREEN"

Jackman had cancerous cells removed in November as well.

According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, BCC is a treatable and common form of skin cancer. It is identified by lesions or growth...
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Shailene Woodley Explains Clay Diet To David Letterman

May 7th, 2014 11:00am EDT
Shailene Woodley Explains Clay Diet To David Letterman
Back in March Shailene Woodley revealed in an interview that she eats clay to clean the heavy metals out of her system. She further explained her ritual to David Letterman on Tuesday night.

"If you look at indigenous cultures around the world, people are eating clay almost daily. It's just a part of their diet... because it's really good for their bodies," she said. "Clay binds to other materials in your body and helps your body excrete those materials that are not necessarily the best for you..."

The actress read about the benefits of clay and started making her own toothpaste with it.

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Danica McKellar Breaks A Rib Rehearsing For 'Dancing With The Stars'

April 26th, 2014 6:00pm EDT
Danica McKellar
Dancing can be hazardous to your health. Former “The Wonder Years” star Danica McKellar broke a rib while rehearsing for "Dancing With The Stars" earlier this week.

McKellar, 39, announced the news on Twitter, writing: "So...I broke a rib in yesterday's #DWTS rehearsal. Trying my best to pull thru and could use your prayers!! #wanttokeepdancing."

It's unclear whether she will be able to compete next week or whether she will be forced to take a break from the dancing competition.

She's not the only one to battle an injury this season. Actor Billy Dee Williams was forced to leave the show...
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Debbie Gibson Reveals She's Battling Lyme Disease

April 19th, 2014 5:00pm EDT
Debbie Gibson Reveals She's Battling Lyme Disease
Singer Debbie Gibson has decided to open up about a health diagnosis after fans started criticizing her weight loss.

The 80s pop star announced on her website on Wednesday in a post title "When life hands you a lemon...or lyme!" that she's battling Lyme disease. She wrote, "It is an elusive disease that disguises itself as many other things, and creates a lot of pain and discomfort. The first symptoms came in the form of food sensitivities. I found I could not touch sugar, starch, caffeine, certain oils, without having a severe reaction that felt like electricity running through my body."
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Miley Cyrus Postpones Remaining U.S. Concert Dates

April 19th, 2014 2:30pm EDT
Miley Cyrus
Miley Cyrus' severe allergic reaction has forced her to pospone the remainder of her U.S. "Bangerz" tour. Last week she cancelled concerts in Missouri and Tennessee after she was hospitalized due to an "extreme" reaction to antibiotics she took for a sinus infection.

Since she's still feeling ill, Cyrus and her team decided to postpone all the upcoming dates on the American leg of her tour, rescheduling them for August.

According to a statement on her official website: "All remaining U.S. dates on the Miley Cyrus Bangerz tour have been postponed. Miley is continuing to recover from the se...
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Goldie Hawn Honored At HealthCorps Gala

April 19th, 2014 11:15am EDT
Goldie Hawn Honored At HealthCorps Gala
HealthCorps, an organization co-founded by Dr. Mehmet Oz and his wife Lisa Oz to promote healthy youth lifestyles, honored Goldie Hawn for The Hawn Foundation’s contributions at their 8th Annual Gala held on April 9 in New York City. Oz and Hawn also announced a new partnership between HealthCorps and The Hawn Foundation’s MindUP program, dedicated to youth wellness.

“The key ingredients for a happy and healthy life are found in the balance of both mental and physical wellbeing,” said Hawn. “And that is exactly what this collaboration with Dr. Oz’s HealthCorps organization hopes to provide...
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Miley Cyrus Could Be In For A Lengthy Hospital Stay After Allergic Reaction To Antibiotics

April 17th, 2014 10:34pm EDT
Miley Cyrus
Miley Cyrus could remain in the hospital for up to a month thanks to an allergic reaction to some antibiotics she took before her concert in Kansas City, Missouri on Tuesday night.

The singer was hospitalized shortly before showtime when she had an "extreme" allergice reaction to some sinus medication, and now doctors say it could be weeks before she's back on stage.

"Miley was suffering from a sinus infection during her tour in N.C. (North Carolina) a week ago," a rep for the singer said in a statement. "She was prescribed the antibiotic cephalexin, which she has now suffered an extreme ...
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The 15 Fittest Female Celebrites In Hollywood

April 10th, 2014 3:00am EDT
The 15 Fittest Female Celebrites In Hollywood
Pop star P!nk is known for showing off her fabulous figure while performing, which includes some incredible aerial stunts. The singer works hard to look so good and spends a couple hours each day on her fitness routine. She even tried the extremely difficult P90X routine.

She told Women's Health magazine in 2009, "My brother and his wife are both in the Air Force (and) they do marathons and triathlons. I went to visit (and) I couldn't keep up with her - and she'd just had her first baby four weeks before.

"I was like, 'This is bulls**t! I will perfect this thing.' So usually, I wake up an...
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TV Host Samantha Harris To Get A Double Mastectomy

April 9th, 2014 6:00pm EDT
TV Host Samantha Harris To Get A Double Mastectomy
TV personality Samantha Harris has revealed that she is undergoing a double mastectomy later this month. The former "Dancing With The Stars" co-host discovered a lump in her breast in 2013.

Even though her initial mammogram came back clear, a subsequent visit to a specialist revealed she had breast cancer.

Harris told People.com that she felt "calmer" after deciding to go through with the double mastectomy. She explained: "I was sick of feeling the way that I did in the days after the diagnosis. I knew I needed to take control."

Harris has been a correspondent for "Good Morning America,"...
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Miley Cyrus Cancels Concert 30 Minutes Before Showtime Due To Flu

April 8th, 2014 8:12am EDT
Miley Cyrus Cancels Concert 30 Minutes Before Showtime Due To Fl
Miley Cyrus was forced to axe a concert in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Monday night because she was ill.

The pop star was forced to scrap the show just 30 minutes before she was scheduled to perform because she was battling the flu. She tweeted on Monday: "excruciating pain."

The singer is scheduled to resume her "Bangerz" tour in Raleigh, South Carolina, on Tuesday.

Cyrus has made headlines recently for mourning the death of her dog Floyd. Her mother Tish tried to sooth her broken heart by getting her a new puppy, Moonie, on Friday. But the new arrival can't replace her beloved Floyd...
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