Celebrity Health Archives

Tisha Campbell-Martin

I have to say I have been one of Tisha Campbell-Martin biggest fan since I was 4 when I first saw her on TV. Martin wants fans to know she is very much alive and kicking, contrary to recent tabloid reports claiming that the 42-year-old actress is dying from the lung disease sarcoidosis. After hearing that she’s sick my heart goes out to her and her family but I have to say I have more respect for her cause, she’s not letting nothing stop her and keep her from her dreams. Here’s what she had to say…

“Thank you, everyone, for your concern,” Campbell-Martin said in a statement to PEOPLE, acknowledging that she does indeed have sarcoidosis. READ MORE

Etta James Diagnosed with Leukemia, Dementia


Sad news legendary singer Etta James has been suffering from leukemia and dementia. According to reports, James can no longer dress or feed herself, but still recognizes her children and husband. On top of her health issues, the singer’s son Donto James and husband Artis Mills seem to be fighting for control over her money and medical bills. Apparently, $1 million has been put away for Etta’s health expenses. Her son wants a court appointed third party to pay his mother’s bills with the money to avoid family conflict, while her husband wants full control of the cash. READ MORE

Aretha Franklin

Aretha has always done her best to keep her personal life out of the news — it’s been harder recently with reports of pancreatic cancer, but she still insists on the importance of her privacy.
Said Aretha:

“I am not one to do a lot of talking about my personal health or business. Not too much, not too much. There are a lot of people who will talk about anything, as long as there is somebody listening. But I am not one of those people. That’s not Aretha.”