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It's About Time Someone Made This 'The Nanny'-Inspired Instagram

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 07.21.2016 | Style

“The Nanny” taught viewers that “flashy girls from Flushing” can land a job in childcare even if they have no experience, and then live happil...

Fran Drescher Is Fighting Back At Cancer In A Powerful Way

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 06.28.2016 | Fifty

We're used to seeing comedienne Fran Drescher laughing it up with her megawatt smile, but in a candid interview the actress revealed that her cancer d...

Best Of 'The Nanny'

Theresa Stier | Posted 06.17.2016 | Entertainment
Theresa Stier

On Thursday June 16, 2016, Fran Drescher visited AOL BUILD. For many, it was a throwback Thursday.

Fran Drescher Hosted A Very Necessary 'Nanny' Reunion With Mr. Sheffield

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 03.28.2016 | Entertainment

"Mr. Shefffffield!" That's how Fran Drescher of the beloved sitcom "The Nanny" must greet her co-star Charles Shaughnessy every time they talk, right?...

A Heart Attack? Me? I Don't Think So...

Fran Drescher | Posted 02.05.2016 | Impact
Fran Drescher

I'm a health activist and this is important stuff that needs to be heard. So listen up ladies, women's heart health is no laughing matter. It's not some lady problem that can go away with a Midol.

The Festival of Lights in the Spotlight

Marc Berman | Posted 12.04.2015 | Entertainment
Marc Berman

As someone who hates shopping, I boldly decided to initially tackle my holiday list at Bed, Bath & Beyond. In search of an aisle I could actually hav...

Cancer Prevention Tips From the Women's Health Summit

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 10.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

Don't procrastinate! Don't get cancer or other life-threatening illnesses. Get a doctor and get prevention and screening!

Fran Drescher Shares How Her Cancer Diagnosis Propelled Her to Educate and Empower Women

Tavis Smiley | Posted 10.09.2016 | Entertainment
Tavis Smiley

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and tonight I'm joined by Fran Drescher, a leading voice in cancer advocacy. The Emmy and Golden Globe-nominated star of the hit '90s sit-com The Nanny is also the founder and president of the "Cancer Schmancer" Movement, which promotes early detection, prevention, and policy change.

Fran Drescher Says She Had Lots Of Sex With Her Gay Ex-Husband

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Sex was not lacking in Fran Drescher's marriage to her ex-husband, who eventually came out as gay. The comedian was honored Tuesday in New York Ci...

11 Ways 'The Nanny' Showed Us How To Be Fearless

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 05.11.2015 | Style

"The Nanny" taught viewers that "flashy girls from Flushing" can land a job in childcare even if they have no experience, and then live happily ever ...

Love in Action: Fran Drescher

One World with Deepak Chopra | Posted 04.26.2015 | Entertainment
One World with Deepak Chopra

World renowned for her sense of humor, her thick NY accent, and a spectacularly infectious laugh, it is none other than Fran Drescher who is featured ...

5 Lessons to Be Learned From Michael Douglas' Cancer Experience

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 12.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

Michael has shown us how to make the proper decisions to overcome stage IV cancer and regain a high quality life. Use these five tips to give yourself the best chance to survive.

Fran Drescher Is Married!

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 09.08.2014 | Entertainment

Fran Drescher might have starred in a show called "Happily Divorced," but she is now a happily married woman. Drescher wed Dr. Shiva Ayyadurai bef...

WATCH: Email Inventor Shiva Ayyadurai On Dating Fran Drescher

HuffPost Live | Posted 08.29.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

In August 1982, the U.S. government accepted a patent for an electronic intra-office messaging system called "email" from then-teenager V.A. Shiva Ayy...

The Diagnosis That Made Fran Drescher Weep

OWN | Posted 07.25.2014 | OWN

In 2000, Fran Drescher, the star of the '90s TV sitcom "The Nanny," received a diagnosis no one wants to hear. "When I was told I had uterine canc...

Why Variability in Cancer Care Recommendations Means You Should Consider Second Opinions

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 09.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

Make sure your care is following the best guidelines, or if your doctor is not following best guidelines, that the doctor has a good explanation of why you actually need something different. Good patients get good information which gets good care which gets the very best outcomes. And often, good patients need to get second opinions.

The Drama Desks, All The Way, M&M's and More

Cara Joy David | Posted 08.01.2014 | Arts
Cara Joy David

My fair readers -- it is a week before the Tony Awards. What does that mean? It's time for The Drama Desk Awards. There are a good amount of awards th...

First Nighter: Alessandrini's Forbidden Broadway Comes Out Swinging! Sure Does

David Finkle | Posted 07.04.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

When Forbidden Broadway comes out swinging, not everything receives a knockout punch, which is more or less Alessandrini's usual result. Enough does, however, and after the kind of season we've just endured, musical lovers should bow down before him.

When the Wicked Stepmother Fran Drescher Tells You to Get to Work, Better Listen

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 06.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

We all know about the wicked stepmother in the story of Cinderella, and how she orders poor Cinderella to do the cleaning and household chores. The ro...

'Sexiest Man Alive' Part Of Obamacare Push

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 12.13.2013 | Politics

Adam Levine, singer of the band Maroon 5, judge on NBC's "The Voice" and People magazine's 2013 "Sexiest Man Alive," is just one of the celebrities ta...

Stars of David: From Book to Off-Broadway

Lisa Alcalay Klug | Posted 02.09.2014 | Arts
Lisa Alcalay Klug

When author Abigail Pogrebin was 16, she landed a role in the original cast of a Stephen Sondheim Broadway show, "Merrily We Roll Along," which she de...

What Do Devious Maids and Family Guy Have in Common?

Natalie Pace | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Natalie Pace

What do Devious Maids and Family Guy have in common? Beyond the obvious hitmaking gene, the people behind these beloved brands just threw two of the most inspiring parties of the year.

Fran Drescher Is Dating The Guy Who Supposedly Invented 'Email'

Posted 10.17.2013 | Celebrity

Fran Drescher is dating again and her new man, Shiva Ayyadurai, has quite the impressive resume. Ayyadurai is a Massachusetts Institute of Technology ...

TV Land Axes 'Happily Divorced'

Posted 08.24.2013 | TV

Fran Drescher's "Happily Divorced" has been cancelled, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The TV Land comedy will not return for Season 3, joining t...

Meet The Russian Carrie Bradshaw

Huffington Post | Hannah Levy | Posted 08.01.2013 | Celebrity

"We'll always have Paris." "You can't handle the truth!" "I love lamp." What do killer movie moments sound like around the world? With many films ...