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Ray Donovan's Dash Mihok: Living with Tourette Syndrome

Ray Donovan's Dash Mihok: Living with Tourette Syndrome

Originally posted 05/27/2015 05:20PM

From the time he was a child, Dash Mihok knew he was different.

"I remember I was in karate class and I had to shake my head violently," the Ray Donovan star tells PEOPLE exclusively about his first encounter with Tourette Syndrome, a neurological disorder characterized by involuntary movements and vocalizations called tics. "The tic was to shake my head violently. I had to feel the whip of my hair. When you're 6, it's a strange feeling."

Mihok, who describes his condition as "the greatest itch you've ever had, times 5000," travels the nation educating children and adults as a national ambassador for the Tourette Association of America.

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Sharon Osbourne Taking One-Month Break from The Talk After Collapsing | Sharon Osbourne

Sharon Osbourne Taking One-Month Break from The Talk After Collapsing

Originally posted 05/22/2015 11:00PM

Sharon Osbourne is taking a one-month break from The Talk as she recovers from exhaustion.

In an exclusive statement to PEOPLE, her rep said that the co-host collapsed upon returning home to Los Angeles last Friday night after a busy trip to New York and Toronto.

The 62-year-old "collapsed from mental and physical fatigue," her rep said.

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New York Sisters Battling Cancer Together: 'We Focus on Living'

New York Sisters Battling Cancer Together: 'We Focus on Living'

Originally posted 05/20/2015 02:15PM

Shelleen Soltys, a single mother of four, was diagnosed with stage 3 colorectal cancer in 2012.

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Mom Introduces Rare Identical Triplets, Two of Whom Are Conjoined

Mom Introduces Rare Identical Triplets, Two of Whom Are Conjoined

Originally posted 05/19/2015 11:10AM

A Texas woman welcomed rare identical triplet girls on Saturday, and what's even more unusual is that two of the babies are conjoined at the pelvis.

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Sam Smith Has Vocal Cord Surgery in Boston

Sam Smith Has Successful Vocal Cord Surgery in Boston

Originally posted 05/19/2015 09:25AM

Sam Smith underwent successful vocal cord surgery in Boston last week and is expected to make a full recovery, Massachusetts General Hospital said Tuesday.

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Mariah Carey Cancels Vegas Performance Due to Bronchitis

Mariah Carey Cancels Vegas Performance Due to Bronchitis

Originally posted 05/14/2015 01:55AM

Just a week after her triumphant opening night in Las Vegas, Mariah Carey was forced to cancel her show on Wednesday due to illness.

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Mom Shares Skin Cancer Selfie to Show the Consequences of Tanning (Warning: Graphic Photo)

Mom Shares Skin Cancer Selfie to Show the Consequences of Tanning (Warning: Graphic Photo)

Originally posted 05/13/2015 01:40PM

A young mom from Kentucky has revealed the price she paid for that fleeting summer glow during her teenage years.

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Sandra Lee Opens Up About Breast Cancer Diagnosis in Raw Video Diary: 'I Want to Advocate for Early Detection'

Originally posted 05/13/2015 10:00AM

"On Saturday, I just stayed in bed all day long. I couldn't get up," Sandra Lee reveals in an exclusive PEOPLE Now video after receiving her breast cancer diagnosis. Well, she did leave the bed once, Lee remembers: She got up to research the disease on her iPad, though she promptly decided it was "too depressing" and slumped back into bed.

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Watch Amy Van Dyken Stand on Her Own Less than One Year After Severing Her Spine

Amy Van Dyken Stands on Her Own Less than One Year After Severing Her Spine (Video)

Originally posted 05/11/2015 09:20PM

Just 11 months after severing her spine in an ATV crash, Olympic swimmer Amy Van Dyken is able to stand up on her own.

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Oregon Mom Says Autistic Daughter's Removal from United Airlines Flight Was 'Rooted in Ignorance'

Oregon Mom Says Autistic Daughter's Removal from United Airlines Flight Was 'Rooted in Ignorance'

Originally posted 05/11/2015 06:10PM

An Oregon mother of a 15-year-old girl with autism has filed a complaint against United Airlines after an emergency landing was issued when her daughter became "disruptive."

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