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The singer, who died April 21, began requesting foods that were easier to digest, chef Ray Roberts told the AP. He was also fighting off "waves of sore throats and frequent upset stomachs."

Whitney Houston has another problem. A temporary snag has tripped up the singer's comeback trail, as Houston's reps say the singer has contracted an upper respiratory infection and, on doctor's orders, must delay tonight's planned kickoff of her European tour in Paris, France.