Just five days after entering the hospital for a kidney transplant , singer Natalie Cole left the Los Angeles hospital where she was recuperating.Speaking to People magazine, Cole's rep said that the singer would be leaving in order to attend the funeral of her sister Carol "Cookie" Cole, who passed away on the same day that Natalie Cole underwent surgery. In a cruel twist of fate, Natalie Cole was forced to leave her vigil at her dying sister's bedside in order to receive the life-saving...Read Full Story
Singer Natalie Cole is resting comfortably after undergoing a kidney transplant on Wednesday. The singer, who has battled kidney problems for years, recently canceled a show in Las Vegas. Cole, who was diagnosed with Hepatitis C last year, received the kidney through an organization called One Legacy.From a statement put our by her representative: The kidney came from a deceased organ donor through the regional organ procurement agency, One Legacy. Natalie will now have to spend the next...Read Full Story
Natalie Cole checked into the hospital early this month because of a recurrance of Hep C (Hepatitis C). Her representatives announced that she has now checked out of the hospital and is doing fine.Learn more about Hepatitis C at Wikipedia.Check out photos of Natalie Cole here.Read Full Story
Singer Natalie Cole has been diagnosed with hepatitis C, her publicist confirmed in a statement Wednesday.A Grammy award winning singer, 58-year-old Cole discovered she had contracted the disease during a routine medical exam. The statement said the disease was likely caused by her past drug use.Hepatitis C is spread through contact with infected blood, and affects the liver. There is currently no vaccine against the disease, but it can be managed medically. If caught in time, many patients...Read Full Story
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