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Mob Wives Star Alicia DiMichele on Big Ang's Brave Cancer Battle: 'You Would Never Know That She Is in the Fight of Her Life'

Originally posted 02/05/2016 11:50AM

Mob Wives' Angela "Big Ang" Raiola was just dealt a heartbreaking blow in her cancer battle: The chemotherapy isn't working.

Despite the devastating news, her costar Alicia DiMichele tells PEOPLE that the fan-favorite reality personality is staying positive.

"Ang is truly a beautiful person and is what I like to call 'Soul Rich.' One thing I always say is that I have 'Big Love for Big Ang,' " says DiMichele, who appeared on season 4. "I had the pleasure of spending time with Ang a couple of weeks ago. I was amazed by her. She lights up the room making everyone in it feel special."

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Kate Hudson: 'I'm Very Much Enjoying Being Single'

Originally posted 02/05/2016 01:20PM

Kate Hudson has learned to embrace change.

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Plus-Size Yogi Who Overcame Binge Eating and Depression Is Inspiring Others with Her Body-Positive Instagram

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Plus-Size Yogi Who Overcame Binge Eating and Depression Is Inspiring Others with Her Body-Positive Instagram

Originally posted 02/05/2016 12:35PM

As a freshman in college, Dana Falsetti was miserable. She had hit her heaviest weight ever – 300 lbs. – and was suffering from what she later recognized as depression and binge eating.

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This Woman Can Lift 10 Lbs. with Her Vagina Thanks to 'Vaginal Kung Fu,' Says It 'Connects a Woman to Her Sexual Power'

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This Woman Can Lift 10 Lbs. with Her Vagina Thanks to 'Vaginal Kung Fu,' Says It 'Connects a Woman to Her Sexual Power'

Originally posted 02/05/2016 11:20AM

Kim Anami is a Vaginal Kung Fu master, and says that this method of building vaginal strength can do everything from improving your sex life to providing a natural facelift.

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Doctors Expected Fiancée of NFL Linebacker to Beat Ovarian Cancer – and Her Death Was a 'Shock,' Friend Says

Originally posted 02/05/2016 09:20AM

When Brittany Burns was diagnosed with ovarian cancer, doctors expected her to "take some chemo" and "kick it," a friend says.

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Father Warns Parents About Toe-Tourniquet Syndrome, Shares Dramatic Photo of His Baby Daughter's Injured Digit

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Father Warns Parents About Toe-Tourniquet Syndrome, Shares Dramatic Photo of His Baby Daughter's Injured Digit

Originally posted 02/04/2016 01:20PM

One father is making sure more parents are informed about toe-tourniquet syndrome after his baby daughter had a harrowing experience with the common condition.

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Angela 'Big Ang' Raiola's Mob Wives Costars Rally in Support During Cancer Battle: 'You're a Fighter'

Originally posted 02/04/2016 11:55AM

[CUSTOM_PLAYER_BRIGHTCOVE "4739043302001" "371" "600"] As Angela "Big Ang" Raiola fights for her life, she can count on family, friends and her Mob Wives costars to be in her corner.

On Tuesday, Raiola's sister Janine Detore created a GoFundMe page seeking $25,000 for alternative cures since treatments for the VH1 star, who was hospitalized after stage-4 lung and brain cancer, have not been working.

In the days since, her costars on the reality show have taken to Twitter and Instagram in a show of support for the woman they call their "momma bear."

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See The Biggest Loser Contestant Felicia Buffkin's 'Sexy' Makeover After Losing 50 Lbs.

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See The Biggest Loser Contestant Felicia Buffkin's 'Sexy' Makeover After Losing 50 Lbs.

Originally posted 02/04/2016 11:40AM

Felicia Buffkin spent the first half of her time on The Biggest Loser working out and shedding weight, but the results didn't really sink in until Makeover Week.

"It's allowed me to appreciate the hard work I've put in carving this new body of mine," the 29-year-old says in the current issue of PEOPLE. "I was so emotional when I saw myself in the mirror for the first time."

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Former NFL Quarterback Troy Aikman: The Moment I Was Told I Had Skin Cancer

Former NFL Quarterback Troy Aikman: The Moment I Was Told I Had Skin Cancer

Originally posted 02/04/2016 11:10AM

Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Troy Aikman, 49, was diagnosed with stage 2 melanoma in 1998 and is now a spokesperson for the Melanoma Just Got Personal campaign. Here he shares his cancer story with PEOPLE:

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