I never heard anything in the news that he was even sick, and according to the article, he was recently been diagnosed with leukemia.
"I enjoy cocaine because it's a fun thing to do. I enjoy the company of prostitutes because it's a fun thing to do. If you combine the two together, it's probably even more fun." -- Representative Robert Wexler (D - FL)
http://abclocal.go.com/kgo/story?section=news/entertainment&id=6551889 I didn't even know she had a heart attack. She's been pretty much out of the news, except for the 90s where she gave interviews where they agreed not to take pics of her.