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Sickness & Injury

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Boy Scouts Rescue Ann Curry After She Breaks Her Ankle on a Hike

Ann Curry Rescued by Boy Scouts After Breaking Ankle During New York Hike

Originally posted 05/11/2014 03:15PM

Ann Curry was in excellent hands after she broke her ankle during a hike through Harriman State Park in New York.

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Charlie White Reveals His 'Really Difficult' Battle with Asthma | Sharna Burgess

Charlie White Reveals His 'Really Difficult' Battle with Asthma

Originally posted 05/07/2014 05:15PM

Charlie White hasn't earned success without a struggle.

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She's Back! Miley Cyrus Performs in London

Miley Cyrus Brings Bangerz Tour to London After Hospitalization

Originally posted 05/07/2014 02:30PM

Miley Cyrus is back and better than ever – at least according to her British fans, who took in the controversial singer's first show since her hospitalization.

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Circus Performers in Horrific Fall Expected to Make a 'Full Recovery'

Circus Performers in Horrific Fall Expected to Make a 'Full Recovery,' One Already Released

Originally posted 05/07/2014 11:45AM

Nothing, apparently, can keep a good acrobat down.

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Injured Ringling Bros. Acrobat Plans to Return to Hair-Hanging 'Human Chandelier' Act

Injured Ringling Bros. Acrobat Plans to Return to Hair-Hanging 'Human Chandelier' Act

Originally posted 05/07/2014 10:15AM

One of eight circus acrobats who plunged about 20 feet to the ground during a hair-hanging act witnessed by thousands says she'll perform the stunt again.

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9 Acrobats Seriously Injured After Ringling Bros. Accident

Acrobats Fall During Ringling Bros. Circus Stunt, 9 Seriously Injured

Originally posted 05/05/2014 06:50AM

A platform collapsed during an aerial hair-hanging stunt at a circus performance Sunday, sending eight acrobats plummeting to the ground. Nine performers were seriously injured in the fall, including a dancer below, while an unknown number of others suffered less serious injuries.

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Injured DWTS Contestant Amy Purdy: 'I'm Trying to Heal Quickly' | Amy Purdy, Derek Hough

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Amy Purdy: 'I'm Trying to Heal Quickly'

Originally posted 04/29/2014 07:00PM

Amy Purdy wowed the audience during Monday's Latin-themed Dancing with the Stars with a high-scoring rumba. But something went awry shortly after she and partner Derek Hough finished their routine, making it painful for her to breathe.

"I really overworked the right side of my back in this dance all week," the double amputee Paralympic snowboarder, 34, told PEOPLE on Tuesday, following a night of receiving emergency treatment. "The hospital took X-rays and everything looks good, but a rib is out of place and the muscles are in spasm."

Purdy says the rumba was a challenging dance because the movements required her to hold her shoulders down and use her right side for stability and twisting.

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Miley Cyrus: Hospital Stay Was 'Miserable' and 'Scary'

Miley Cyrus Opens Up About Allergic Reaction, Hospital Stay

Originally posted 04/28/2014 06:15PM

Miley Cyrus is speaking out about the "scary" hospital stay that forced her to postpone her U.S. concert dates – and make some hasty online shopping decisions.

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'Everything Hurts' – Watch Emotional Aftermath of Danica McKellar's Broken Rib | Dancing With the Stars, Danica McKellar

UpdatePosted 04/25/2014 02:00PM

Danica McKellar Breaks a Rib in DWTS Practice

Originally posted 04/25/2014 02:50PM

The saying is "Break a leg," not "Break a rib!"

Danica McKellar was injured during a practice for Dancing with the Stars on Thursday, apparently breaking her rib.

The former star of The Wonder Years, 39, Tweeted about it Friday, and asked fans for a little support.

"So…I broke a rib in yesterday's #DWTS rehearsal. Trying my best to pull thru and could use your prayers!! #wanttokeepdancing," she wrote.

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Billy Dee Williams and Emma Slater 'Made Peace' with Decision to Leave Dancing | Billy Dee Williams, Emma Slater

Billy Dee Williams and Emma Slater 'Made Peace' with Decision to Leave Dancing

Originally posted 04/01/2014 08:25AM

It wasn't the farewell Billy Dee Williams originally anticipated, but when the Star Wars icon bid adieu to Dancing with the Stars on Monday night because of injury, he held his head high.

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