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Bill Nye the Science Guy faints on Calif. stage

Bill Nye, host of the Emmy-winning 1990s television show "Bill Nye the Science Guy," collapsed during a California speech, then got up and continued his presentation.

William Sanford "Bill" Nye (born November 27, 1955), popularly known as "Bill Nye the Science Guy", is an American science educator, comedian, television host and mechanical engineer. He is best known as the host of the Disney children's science show Bill Nye the Science Guy (1993–1998) and for his many subsequent appearances in popular media as a science educator.

Zsa Zsa Gabor Hospitalized in Critical Condition

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Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor was hospitalized on Friday for the fourth time in five months after doctors diagnosed a blood clot in her leg that threatened her heart, a spokesman said.

Jane Fonda: Cancer Free After Surgery

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Oscar winning actress and fitness fanatic Jane Fonda has revealed she recently underwent surgery to remove a cancerous tumour from her breast.

The 72-year-old Barbarella star had a routine mammogram a few weeks ago, which found a small tumour on her breast.

Fonda swiftly underwent surgery. As the cancer was caught at an early stage it was non invasive and the star will not need any further treatment.

Gerry Rafferty, Singer 'Baker Street', Hospitalized In Critical Condition

* Related story: Gerry Rafferty, Singer 'Baker Street', dies 63 (Jan 4, 2011)

Gerry Rafferty was admitted to a hospital in Bournemouth, Dorset, suffering from liver failure. His family were told that there was little chance of his survival, although after he was taken off life support, his condition began to improve. He remains in a critical condition.

Gerry Rafferty (born Gerald Rafferty, 16 April 1947, in Paisley) is a Scottish singer and songwriter.

 Gerry Rafferty - Baker Street

Jean Claude Van Damme suffers heart attack day after birthday

On October 18th, 2010, a day after his 50th birthday, while filming for the movie "Weapon" in Romania, Jean Claude Van Damme suffered a minor heart attack. He is expected to make a full recovery Jean-Claude Camille François Van Varenberg (born 18 October 1960), professionally known as Jean-Claude Van Damme, is a Belgian martial artist and actor, best known for his martial arts action movies. His most successful films include Bloodsport (1988), Kickboxer (1989), Double Impact (1991), Universal Soldier (1992), Hard Target (1993), Timecop (1994), and Street Fighter (1994). Due to his physique and his Belgian background, he is known as "The Muscles from Brussels."

Pregnant Celine Dion Hospitalized as Precaution

It was announced on October 18, 2010 that a singer Celine Dion (42) had checked into St. Mary's Medical Centre in West Palm Beach, Florida  "to prevent the early delivery of her babies which is the standard of care for any patient with twin pregnancy in this clinical setting."

In August 2009, Celine Dion's spokesperson announced that she was pregnant with her second child, further stating that she was due to give birth in May 2010. However, in November 2009, it was announced that her pregnancy had failed, but that she was still trying for another child via fertility treatments. After six In vitro fertilisation treatments and a miscarriage, it was announced by Dion's publicist on May 30, 2010 that she was pregnant with twins. She is due to give birth in November 2010.

Dion gave birth to a son, René-Charles Dion Angélil, on January 25, 2001 in Florida.

Juliette Lewis hospitalized after car accident

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Actress and musician Juliette Lewis, 37, was hospitalized Wednesday night following a car crash in Burbank, Calif. The hit-and-run accident occurred when a Honda T-boned Lewis's Town Car

Bret Michaels to undergo heart surgery

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Poison frontman Bret Michaels will undergo heart surgery this January, according to E! News.

Michael's publicist told E! that the procedure is "for the hole in his heart,"

Bob Barker (Price is Right) OK After Fainting in Los Angeles

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American TV legend Bob Barker said he was "in top-notch condition" less than a week after he fainted at a Los Angeles shooting range, Access Hollywood reported Monday.

The 86-year-old former host of "The Price Is Right" was shooting when he collapsed on September 16, a witness said. He was taken by ambulance to the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in L.A. but was released later in the day.

“My healthy young body has bounced back,” the Barker told Access Hollywood Monday.

Robert William "Bob" Barker (born December 12, 1923, 86 years old) is an American former television game show host. He is best known for hosting CBS's The Price Is Right from 1972 to 2007, making it the longest-running daytime game show in North American television history, and for hosting Truth or Consequences from 1956 to 1975. After holding the "Price is Right" job for 35 years and being in television for 50 years, Barker retired in June 2007.

(vid) Michael Douglas has Stage 4 Cancer (advanced)

* His cancer is a lot worse than we originally thought. Stage 4 is the worst kind.  Michael Douglas has 80% chance of survival.

On 31 August 2010 Douglas appeared on The David Letterman Show and confirmed that the cancer is at an advanced stage 4

It was announced on 16th of August 2010 that Douglas, a heavy smoker, was suffering from throat cancer and will undergo chemotherapy. Doctors expect him to make a full recovery.

Michael Douglas on Letterman

Michael Douglas suffering from throat cancer

Michael Douglas, a heavy smoker, is suffering from throat cancer and will undergo chemotherapy. Doctors expect him to make a full recovery.

Michael Kirk Douglas (September 25, 1944) is an American actor and producer, primarily in movies and television. He has won three Golden Globes and two Academy Awards, first as producer of 1975's Best Picture, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and as Best Actor in 1987 for his role in Wall Street. Douglas received the AFI Life Achievement Award in 2009

2 News On Mel Gibson

  1. Mel Gibson was uninjured after crashing his Maserati sports car into a hillside on Malibu Canyon Road.
  2. A key witness in the Mel Gibson assault case (the babysitter) has died of cancer.

Zsa Zsa Gabor in Serious Condition, Received the Last Rites

Zsa Zsa Gabor asked for a priest to read her the last rites as she remained in an extremely serious condition in hospital.

After hip-replacement surgery Zsa Zsa Gabor was sent home from the UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center on August 11th. However, on Aug. 13, Gabor rushed back to the hospital due to bleeding and in a lot of pain.

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Fantasia Barrino, Idol Winner, hospitalized after overdose

Fantasia Barrino was hospitalized Charlotte, N.C. for medication overdose.  Fantasia was overdosed on aspirin and sleep aid.  Her injuries are not life threatening.

'Idol' winner Fantasia is accused of affair with married man, and breaking the marriage.

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Fantasia Monique Barrino (born June 30, 1984) commonly known as Fantasia, is an American R&B/soul singer, Broadway and television actress who rose to fame as the winner of the third season of the television series American Idol in 2004. She has been nominated for eight Grammy Awards. After playing the part of Celie in the Broadway musical The Color Purple, she is cast to be in the film adaptation of the musical.

3 Weeks Later, Zsa Zsa Gabor's hospital release delayed

Doctors have decided to keep the 93-year-old actress at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, three weeks after she was admitted.

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