Sick Celebrities

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David Nelson dies of colon cancer

The actor David Nelson has died aged 74, after complications related to colon cancer. He passed away on Monday January 10th at his home in LA having suffered with the disease for some time. Nelson will be remembered for his  long-term part on his parent’s hit TV show The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet, the show that […]

Michael Douglas – tumour gone

Five months after being diagnosed with late-stage throat cancer, Michael Douglas is confident that he has beaten the disease and that the tumor has gone. “The odds are, with the tumour gone and what I know about this particular type of cancer, that I’ve got it beat,” the actor told Matt Lauer in an appearance on NBC’s […]

Japan's Mick Karn lost to cancer

The former bass player of eighties iconic pop band Japan, has died aged just 52 , the latest in a long list of celebrities that have lost their battle with cancer. According to a statement that appeared on the musician’s website he “passed away peacefully” on Tuesday at his London home, “surrounded by his family and […]

Pete Postlethwaite lost to cancer

Respected British actor, Pete Postlethwaite who is best known for his powerful portrayals in movies such as In the Name of the Father, The Usual Suspects and Amistad has died aged 64 having battled with cancer for some years. Postlethwaite died peacefully  at a hospital in Shropshire, England where he was surrounded by his family. An enigmatic actor he […]

Maurice Lucas has died of bladder cancer

Maurice Lucas, the former Trail Blazers legend – “The Enforcer” – has sadly died after a drawn out battle with bladder cancer, aged just 58 years old. The athlete helped take the Portland Trail Blazers to their only N.B.A. championship and had been helping to coach the team since 2005, but had to vacate his position last […]

The Soprano's Denise Borino-Quinn loses battle with cancer

The actress Denise Borino-Quinn, famous for her role as the wife of a mob boss in The Sopranos, has died after a long battle with liver cancer, aged just 46. The Sopranos ran from 1999 to 2007 and centred around mobster Tony Soprano, casting a slightly different light on the typical mafia theme by delving into the mind […]

Robin Gibb not Stayin' Alive

Amongst the glut of celebrity deaths that seem to be filling the news currently is Robin Gibb who died aged 62 after a long running battle with cancer.

Guitar legend Bert Jansch dies

Legendary guitarist Bert Jansch has lost his battle with cancer at the age of 67. The musician, hailed by some as the British Bob Dylan, was a leading figure of the British folk revival in the 60s and a founding member of Pentagle. Born in Glasgow on 3 November 1943, he released 23 solo albums, the last of which, The Black Swan (2006), featured collaborations with Beth Orton and Devendra Banhart.

Cereal Killer: Is breakfast cereal really good for you?

If breakfast cereal is the healthy start to the day, packed with vitamins and other beneficial elements that keep us healthy and svelte, then how come A-listers like Gwyneth Paltrow and Madonna avoid them like they were a plague of rabid locusts intent on eating the eyeballs of their young?

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