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“SURVIVOR PALAU” Finalist Jennifer Lyon Dead At 37 From Breast Cancer

January 20, 2010

[picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=Jennifer+Lyon&iid=3277186″ src=”6/b/4/b/Survivor_Palau_FinaleReunion_f9c6.jpg?adImageId=9333408&imageId=3277186″ width=”368″ height=”594″ /] “SURVIVOR 5:PALAU” finalist Jennifer Lyon died at her home in Oregon, from a long battle with breast cancer. According to People Magazine, Lyon was diagnosed with stage three breast cancer after exiting “Survivor” in 2005, where she finished fourth in the reality contest. She underwent a bilateral mastectomy […]

Swine Flu Found In A Dog!!!

December 22, 2009

[picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=dogs&iid=7390900″ src=”3/8/5/a/Chihuahuas_Overwhelm_California_2447.jpg?adImageId=8538300&imageId=7390900″ width=”380″ height=”253″ /] Vets in New York have reportedly diagnosed the first known case of H1N1 Swine Flu in a dog. The LA Times reports…The virus has been found before in other pets, including at least three ferrets, several cats and pigs and a cheetah named Gijima at a wildlife […]

Black Broadcasting Pioneer Bryant Gumbel Battles Lung Cancer…He’s Winning So Far

December 8, 2009

Today I woke up to the news that one of my African-American broadcasting heroes, Bryant Gumbel, is recovering from a bought with malignant lung cancer. Gumbel is 61 years young, and his presence in the broadcasting community has had a major impact for several years. [picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=bryant+gumbel&iid=2901482″ src=”5/1/7/6/2008_UNICEF_Snowflake_5157.jpg?adImageId=8140267&imageId=2901482″ width=”234″ height=”338″ /] I call him […]

4 Tourist In Mecca Die From The Swine Flu Virus

November 22, 2009

[picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=HAJJ&iid=7002935″ src=”9/2/2/6/Palestinian_Muslim_Pilgrims_69bc.JPG?adImageId=7732159&imageId=7002935″ width=”234″ height=”156″ /] The H1N1 Swine Flu virus knows no borders,has no boundaries, and has absolutely no respect for religious or cultural traditions. This year at the annual Hajj to Mecca,  Four foreign pilgrims have died of swine flu, the Saudi Health Ministry announced on Saturday. The Saudi Arabia Health Ministry  said […]

President Barack Obama unfairly criticized for following the rules of International Protocol

November 17, 2009

The customs and regulations dealing with diplomatic formality, precedence, and etiquette is the definition of protocol. The United States has had an upper executive level position that is as close to consulting and directing the specific details and directions that assist the president in issues governing how to greet the multitude of heads of states […]

L.A. Laker Legend Kareem Abdul-Jabar Diagnosed with Chronic Myeloid Leukemia

November 10, 2009

[picapp src=”a/0/9/7/Lakers_celebrate_their_5046.JPG?adImageId=7306151&imageId=4999079″ width=”380″ height=”266″ /]  Los Angeles basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar,62, is being treated for a rare form of leukemia, it is a form of blood cancer known as chronic myelogenous leukemia. The disease was discovered in Kareem last December, and his prognosis is good. He is receiving treatment and he is responding very well.  CML,as it […]

Jessica Simpson Upset Over Fox TV Fat Cartoon Insult Aimed at Her

October 15, 2009

[picapp src=”2/9/7/b/QVC_Presents_FFANY_eb16.jpg?adImageId=5712466&imageId=6802489″ width=”380″ height=”543″ /] For the second time this week, a young white women is being vilified in the media because she has put on a couple healthy, and natural pounds. I have always been confused by this type of harassment , because I do not know any real man who is actually attracted to a thin […]