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Sarah Hyland Suicide Scare Reflects Crushing Toll of 2nd Kidney Transplant

Sarah Hyland Suicide Scare Reflects Crushing Toll of 2nd Kidney Transplant

Sarah Hyland, the bouncy actress best known for her role as Haley Dunphy on the ABC sitcom “Modern Family,” went through a dark period in her life that led to suicidal thoughts because of the emotional toll from a failed kidney transplant. When people think about organ transplants, they are less likely to think about the emotional impact. But that can be profound too, according to medical references. Related: Search kidney Melania Trump May Have Rare Hereditary, Sometimes Fatal Kidney Disease Hyland learned first hand after going on an emotional roller coaster after a kidney transplant from her father failed....
Donald Trump hospital visit raises new concerns about his health. (Photo: Getty)

Donald Trump Family History of Alzheimer’s Returns as Campaign Issue

Donald Trump’s family history of Alzheimers disease, an issue during his heated primary campaign, has returned to center stage in the presidential election, driven largely by repeated attacks on Democratic rival Hillary Clinton’s health. He may already be exhibiting early signs of the disease. Trump, 70, will be the oldest president ever elected if he wins in November. But his health is largely a mystery. ...

Donald Trump to Unleash First TV Attack Ads; Expect Worst, Dems Say

Donald Trump, who has made the big lie a central part of his presidential campaign–i.e. Obama created ISIS–is about to fire his first television campaign broadside against Democrat Hillary Clinton. He’s trying to shore up flagging support around the country with a new campaign team. The supposed masterminds behind the campaign are recently ousted Fox News honcho Roger Ailes and Steve Bannon, the executive director of far-right wing news service Breitbart News. ...

Cameron Diaz Jumps On Celebrity Health, Wellness Kick (watch!)

Cameron Diaz is the latest Hollywood actress to jump on the celebrity health and wellness bandwagon. She offered up her prescription for a long, healthy life on ABC’s “Good Morning America” today (Apr. 5), and seems to be taking a common sense approach to aging. A slew of over-40 stars, from Meryl Streep, Cate Blanchett, Sandra Bullock Julianne Moore, Judi Dench, Uma Thurman, to Catherine Zeta-Jones and Diaz herself are still basking in the limelight. ...

Angelina Jolie Cancer-Related Ovary Removal Creating False Health Scare

Angelina Jolie’s decision to have her ovaries and Fallopian tubes removed to ward off cancer is creating a false health scare among women, largely because of the way tabloids are hyping the news, released today (Mar. 24). The publicity surrounding Jolie’s condition could cause women to worry about their susceptibility and rush to get tested for the same gene mutation Jolie suffers from. What’s more, it costs from hundreds to thousands of dollars to test for the mutated genes. But absent a family history of cancer and other signs, testing is most likely unnecessary, according to The National Institute of Cancer....

What Bobby Kristina’s Latest Medical Procedure Says About Her Health

Bobby Kristina Brown reportedly underwent a tracheotomy this week at Emory University Hospital. While doctors have yet to comment on her condition, the procedure does say something about her her health–both good and bad, according to sources and medical references. Right off the bat, it suggests she is likely not suffering organ failure, as TMZ and other media reported last week....

Britney Spears Photoshop Brouhaha Answered by New Video (watch!)

Britney Spears is real and spectacular. A new video released by Women’s Health magazine appears to answer social media snarks who claimed she was slimmed down and firmed up through digital alteration to look thinner and sexier in her magazine cover photo. The general consensus, reported by a slew of Internet “news” sites was that Britney couldn’t look that good....

Joan Rivers’ Autopsy Inconclusive; Throat Surgery Drugs Eyed

Joan Rivers’ cause of death could not be immediately determine by an autopsy, according to results released today by the New York City medical examiner’s office. But drugs used for her throat surgery may have played a role. Rivers, 81, went into cardiac and respiratory arrest while undergoing minor surgery on her vocal chords at an outpatient clinic. Prior to that she exhibited no signs of ill health....

Joan Rivers’ Fate Hangs on Decision to Remove Life Support This Week

Joan Rivers daughter Melissa Rivers continues to hold out hope her mother will regain consciousness after suffering cardiac arrest, but the quality of her life is likely to be poor and perhaps even vegetative if she recovers. The 81-year-old comedian would likely be wheelchair bound and may have great difficulty speaking and even feeding herself, according to medical references. Rivers was brought out of a medically induced coma Aug. 31, but has not regained consciousness and is only breathing with the help of a life support....

Joan Rivers Induced Coma a ‘Last Ditch’ Therapy; Mortality Rate High

Joan Rivers is expected to undergo further medical treatment over the weekend that may include efforts to bring her out of a medically induced coma. But the prognosis is poor for someone her age, and the survival rate overall is not encouraging, according to an examination of several studies. Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, West Virginia miner Randal McCloy Jr. and Mexican boxer Ruben Contreras, all were put in a medically induced comas following a brain injury wih varying degrees of success. ...
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