Category: Health

Lindsay Lohan:  Actress Has Chikungunya

TORONTO -Lindsay Lohan was hospitalized over the Holidays with Chikungunya. While in French Polynesia over Christmas, the ‘Mean Girls’ actress contracted Chikungunya, a virus that causes fever, joint paint, fatigue and a rash. The symptoms can last for months since there is no cure. The virus is usually passed to humans through insects. As per Wikipedia:…

Durham, North Carolina – Hospital staff the at Duke University’s medical center have confirmed they have a patient in isolation who is suffering from a “fever”. The patient recently arrived from Ebola-stricken Liberia, which has notoriously underreported the number of Ebola cases. The patient arrived in the United States just this past Friday and was…

According to media reports Monday, less than two years after beating ovarian cancer for the second time, reality TV star and patient advocate Diem Brown is in the fight of her life – this time battling colon cancer. Brown, 32, underwent emergency surgery in New York City on August 17 after she collapsed while shooting…

US Under Attack from Kissing Bugs The “Kissing Bug” isn’t as welcoming and friendly as its’ name suggests. In fact, this insect carries a deadly parasite that infects the human body with Chagas disease. With a lot of reported cases popping up in both Texas and Virginia, growing concern is becoming known in the United…