Shannen Doherty, who stole our hearts as Brenda Walsh in the popular TV series Beverly Hills, 90210, has been bravely fighting cancer for years. Unfortunately the brilliant actress’s illness has only become more severe recently. But this didn’t stop her from meeting up with her former castmates in an emotional reunion that left many, including Doherty, teary-eyed.
As the years roll on and the initial honeymoon bliss becomes a thing of the past, reaching the decade milestone in a relationship can often illuminate specific challenges that are more prone to arise. Couples often begin to feel like mere roommates rather than romantic partners, and many individuals do not necessarily find having an affair a better solution.Our reader, Amy, faced something that forever shattered the peace of her family life: she suspected her husband of cheating. Amy wants to share her story so other couples don’t overlook these troubling symptoms.
Sandra called her partner of 8 years “a saint”, “the love of my life”, and “soulmate”. Yet, for some reason, the couple never tied the knot. The actress explains why they didn’t get married after so many years together and finally breaks silence after his tragic passing.
Hold onto your green smoothies, because Gwyneth Paltrow is back in the wellness spotlight, and the critics are buzzing like never before. The Hollywood icon unveiled her personal wellness regimen that sparked off a lot of debate. Some cheer for her dedication and others roll their eyes at what they call an “out of touch” approach. We get into the details of Paltrow’s routine and reveal why it’s got everyone talking.
David Phillip Vetter, a little boy with a rare condition called SCID, was born without a functioning immune system. His journey unfolded in a special plastic bubble, captivating hearts and impacting millions of lives even over 50 years later. Let’s explore the enduring legacy of this brave boy.
Rita Wilson and Tom Hanks have been married for ages, making them one of the most stable couples in Hollywood. They’ve faced all sorts of challenges together, and when Rita was diagnosed with cancer, it really freaked them out. But, instead of tearing them apart, it actually brought them closer than ever.
Every child deserves kindness and respect, no matter their unique qualities. Luna’s mom deeply understood this. Seeing her dear child being teased sparked a strong desire in her to make things better. With the help of her husband, they dedicated themselves to bringing back Luna’s happy laughter.
For 23-year-old Ashley, the discovery of her diagnosis of Down syndrome added a new layer of complexity to her role as a parent. After having three children with Down syndrome, she learned she shared the same condition. This revelation led her on a path of self-discovery, acceptance, and empowerment. Now she’s spreading awareness to other moms and sharing signs to watch out for.
Bruce Willis’ two daughters, Mabel and Evelyn, recently had a special experience during their trip to Hollywood, California. Emma Heming Willis, their mother, took them to witness their father’s remarkable achievements in the movie industry. The girls had the opportunity to visit their dad’s star on the iconic Hollywood Walk of Fame, and his wax figure, creating a proud and memorable moment for the family.
Miriam Gwynne is a Scottish mother of two autistic twins, with one of them being her son Isaac, who is also non-verbal. Miriam has had all kinds of challenges while raising a child who can’t verbally communicate his needs and desires. The boy had to attend a special school where all kids were non-verbal. Suddenly, at the age of 14 Isaac uttered his very first word and left everyone around him speechless.
After the news broke of Bruce Willis being diagnosed with frontotemporal dementia, we were absolutely floored by the constant love and support the actor has been receiving from his loved ones. But the biggest surprise became his youngest daughter Evelyn, who took her dad’s diagnosis very seriously and helped to prevent one important symptom.
The beloved actor, known for his gentle and cool personality, faced a grim diagnosis 3 years ago. Luckily, he has been able to stay strong through the fight against the illness and is continuing his brave battle. In a recent interview, Bridges revealed the latest update about his health situation, filling the hearts of his fans and well-wishers with compassion and admiration.
Besides being a world-renowned singer, Céline Dion is also a movie star! At 55 and while coping with a rare and progressive neurological condition, Dion is acting for the first time on the big screen with a main part in the romantic comedy Love Again.
A rugbyman, was just about to finish the race when he stopped in order to carry his former teammate to cross the finish line with him. The two men played in the same team, until Rob was diagnosed with a degenerative condition in 2019. And their story proves that real friendship will help us through the worst struggles of life.
The daughter of the famed zookeeper and conservationist, Steve Irwin, opened up about her history with endometriosis. In an interview, Bindi Irwin got candid about what she has learned from her painful experience and shared advice for others who might be dealing with the same health condition.
A 36-year-old woman from Virginia recently went viral after sharing a video about her tattoo regrets. Her arms, upper body, and thighs are covered in ink, but Sara says that her tattoos no longer reflect who she is and openly discusses why. Her honest confession struck a chord with thousands of people who offered their support and shared their own stories in the comments.
Selma Blair’s battle with MS had gone undiagnosed for 4 decades. Since then, she has had an incredible impact on the multiple sclerosis community and on how the world views it. Thanks to her experience, she was able to prevent her friend and former co-star Christina Applegate from facing a similar fate.
Ever since he opened up about his story, Michael J. Fox never has shied away from openly addressing his life with Parkinson’s. After retiring from the acting industry, the Back to the Future star has made it his life’s mission to raise awareness about his disease and support others like him. Yet, Michael has always been upfront with his fans, never concealing how hard this entire journey has been and continues to be for him.
Would you like to have a super memory? What if you could remember any piece of your life in great detail? For example, you’re walking down the street with a friend, and you hear a song. You remember hearing a fragment of this song ten years ago on TV during the winter holidays in the Alps. You remember every celebration of your birthday, every party in your life. Sounds cool, but is it so good to remember your whole life? Let’s find out by the example of a real person.
Alopecia is an autoimmune disease that triggers hair loss, which can happen not only on the scalp but anywhere on the body. It affects a large number of people, with over 200,000 cases a year in the US alone. In recent years, the condition made headlines after Jada Pinkett-Smith spoke up about her battle with it. And now, High School Musical star Ashley Tisdale also decided to be candid about her own struggles with alopecia from a young age.
Stanley Tucci feels like he has a second chance at life. The Oscar-nominated actor revealed that he’s “incredibly lucky” to be alive after being diagnosed with oral cancer in 2017. Tucci opened up about how he wouldn’t have been able to get through it without the help of his children and his wife, Felicity Blunt, the older sister of his The Devil Wears Prada co-star, Emily Blunt.
Recently, the renowned Colombian actress, Sofia Vergara, shared an emotional message in which she made public a condition she suffered at the beginning of her career, when she was diagnosed with thyroid cancer. According to data, this disease is more common in women and is usually diagnosed at an early age. However, about 98% of patients usually recover, so it’s ideal to focus on prevention.
The words Uncombable Hair Syndrome were definitely not something we ever expected we’d read, but we are so very thankful that we did. This condition happens to kids between 3 months and 12 years old and is characterized by the fact that their hair can’t be combed. Locklan Samples is a boy with this rare condition, and his fizzy hair could melt the coldest of hearts.
Born in 1946, she has dedicated her life to films, fighting for causes she considers just, and her family. Susan Abigail Sarandon (née Tomalin, but adopted her first husband’s name, Chris Sarandon, as her stage name) is not only one of the most popular faces in Hollywood but also in events related to endometriosis, a disease that she learned about late in life, which she was able to overcome with her conviction.
164 million Americans wear glasses, studies say. Thus, you probably know a person or 2 who needs glasses to see clearly. But have you ever wondered how those people see without a pair of glasses or contact lenses?
Elena may not be able to recognize her child among his peers. Every day, she tries to understand whether the man in front of her is her husband. This woman can’t remember faces. She even has to get to know her own face all over again every time she sees it in the mirror or in a photograph. This disorder is called prosopagnosia. It was mentioned, for example, in Alice Through the Looking Glass — when Humpty Dumpty says goodbye to Alice, he points out that he won’t be able to recognize her when they meet again. But, as it turns out, the inability to recognize faces doesn’t just happen in fairy tales.
If you were to count the number of hours you spend sitting during the day you would realize that it is far more than you would have guessed. The average adult American, for example, sits more than 8 hours a day, and the number is greater for teenagers. Sitting down has such a bad impact on our health, that it can lead to several chronic diseases. Gluteal amnesia, sometimes known as dead butt syndrome, is one of them. This condition happens when the muscles of your buttocks are damaged and this can affect your back, knees, and more.
It’s important to take care of our mental health, and it’s even better if we start at a young age. That’s why many schools have their own counselors and psychologists—their job is to make a more precise diagnosis of the kids’ development. However, sometimes their conclusions are not that accurate. In fact, as we can learn from the people in this thread created by a Twitter user, many of the things that their psychologists thought they had revealed about them, turned out to be hilarious.
Many times in movies and on TV shows we’ve seen how defibrillators bring people back to life. Someone’s heart stops beating, and the doctor shouts “Clear!” and shocks the patient, and they’re miraculously saved! However, that’s not actually how it works, and, in reality, a defibrillator wouldn’t be able to save that person. And there are other things that are only possible in movies, but not in real life.
According to the Institute of Medicine in the US, adults should consume 400 micrograms of folic acid a day. This substance, also called folate or vitamin B9, is crucial for our health as it helps our body make and repair DNA and produce red blood cells. If your body lacks folate, you may suffer from certain symptoms and even develop anemia, a condition when your internal organs can’t get enough oxygen to work properly.