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Brittany Maynard's Mom: Love Has Given Me the Strength to Carry On

Brittany Maynard

Brittany Maynard's Mom: Love Has Given Me the Strength to Carry On

Originally posted 01/21/2015 07:30AM

Not long after Brittany Maynard found out she was terminally ill last January, her mother wrote her a letter.

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Florida Teen Who Posed as a Doctor for a Month Not Being Charged

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Florida Teen Who Posed as a Doctor for a Month Not Being Charged

Originally posted 01/19/2015 03:15PM

This might be the most realistic game of "playing doctor," ever.

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Opera Singer Deborah Voigt: 'It's Still Open Season on Overweight Women'

Deborah Voigt: 'It's Still Open Season on Overweight Women'

Originally posted 01/19/2015 08:30AM

Legendary soprano Deborah Voigt made headlines in 2004 when she was fired for being too fat after she couldn't fit into a size 12 black dress at London's Royal Opera House.

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Filed Under: Health, Bodywatch
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Real Housewives's Yolanda Foster: I've Lost the Ability to Read and Write

Real Housewives of Beverly Hills

Real Housewives's Yolanda Foster: I've Lost the Ability to Read and Write

Originally posted 01/19/2015 07:45AM

Most days, Yolanda Foster says she feels like someone "tied my hands behind my back, "just so she can watch "life go by without me."

The 51-year-old star of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills – who was diagnosed with Lyme disease in 2012 – wrote in a candid and heartfelt blog post that her illness has left her feeling like "someone came in and confiscated my brain."

"I have lost the ability to read, write, or even watch TV, because I can't process information or any stimulation for that matter," Foster wrote. "It feels like someone came in and confiscated my brain and tied my hands behind my back to just watch and see life go by without me participating in it."

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TLC

Sex Sent Me to the ER: A Woman Bit By a Centipede on Her 'Lady Parts'

Originally posted 01/16/2015 06:20PM

Are centipedes really prudish?

It sure seemed that way to one couple after an arthropod turned a romp in the Hawaiian jungle into a nightmare when he crawled in between a couple having sex and injected venom around a young woman's "lady parts."

Luckily for us, the woman and her partner lived to tell the tale for TLC's Sex Sent Me to the ER.

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Filed Under: TLC, Sex, Health, TV News
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Muhammad Ali Released from Hospital

Muhammad Ali Released from Hospital

Originally posted 01/16/2015 03:20PM

Muhammad Ali will be able to celebrate his 73rd birthday at home with his family.

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Filed Under: Health, Muhammad Ali
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Woman's Emotional Cystic Fibrosis Video Goes Viral

Woman's Emotional Cystic Fibrosis Video Goes Viral

Originally posted 01/16/2015 01:45PM

When Christina Davidson posted a video to Facebook and YouTube spreading awareness on her incurable disease, cystic fibrosis (CF), she didn't expect for it to go viral.

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Belinda Carlisle Discusses Her 'Debilitating' Menopause Symptoms

Originally posted 01/15/2015 01:35PM

Belinda Carlisle is not embarrassed to reveal the worst part about being an aging female rock star.

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Heroes Among Us: Tennessee Man Helps Deliver Recycled Flowers to 60,000 Hospital Patients

Heroes Among Us

Larsen Jay's Nonprofit Has Delivered Recycled Flowers to 60,000 Hospital Patients

Originally posted 01/15/2015 12:50PM

No one ever sent Larsen Jay flowers before he fell off a ladder and ended up in the hospital. Some 22 days later, when he finished his hospital stay, he had more than 50 bouquets – and an idea that would launch more than 60,000 smiles.

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Fired for Being Too Fat, Opera Singer Deborah Voigt Admits 'I Was a Poster Child for Food Addiction'

Fired for Being Too Fat, Opera Singer Deborah Voigt Admits 'I Was a Poster Child for Food Addiction'

Originally posted 01/15/2015 08:35AM

When Deborah Voigt was fired for being too fat to fit into a (size 12) little black dress for a production of Strauss's Ariadne aug Naxos at London's Royal Opera House in 2004, public outrage was immediate. "It's incredible someone can get away with saying those words," Voigt, 54, tells PEOPLE exclusively. "It's still open season on overweight women."

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Filed Under: Health, Memoir, Bodywatch, Books
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