Tracy Callahan, a mom of two, has faced multiple bouts of melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer. She hopes to motivate others to be sun smart so they won't have to face what she's been through.
While some diseases, such as cancer, illicit instant sympathy and caring, others, like hepatitis C, HIV/AIDS, and mental illness are often shrouded in shame, fear, and misunderstanding.
Dan Palmer decided to do a good deed: donate blood. That decision would end up changing — and possibly saving — his life.
She tried injection drugs briefly when she was 18, and contracted a disease that nearly killed her years later.
Maggie McGehee was shocked to discover that she was infected with hepatitis C after donating blood. She traced it back to blood transfusions she'd received as an infant.
Elementary school teacher ShaRee Castlebury finds creative ways to inspire her first-grade students and spark their love of learning.
Lyndsay Wright doesn't let a diagnosis of MS keep her down. She's involved in multiple physically-demanding fundraisers and is passionate about raising money for MS research and inspiring others to keep going.
After being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis around 1999 and struggling with opioid addiction to manage the pain, Montel Williams says that finding cannabis was a game-changer.
MS symptoms run the gamut from mild to severe, can be unpredictable, and differ from one person to the next. So it’s no wonder that there’s a lot of fear and misunderstanding surrounding the disease.
Photographer Lisa Cohen doesn't let the challenges of MS stop her from pursuing her passion and empowering others.
Learning you have MS can be a shock. But it can also be a great motivator. Yahoo Lifestyle talked to 5 people who cope by staying active, eating right, and reducing stress.
Persistent bloating should raise a red flag and warrants a doctor visit to screen yourself for ovarian cancer.
Lindsey Jacobellis is the perfect example of why you shouldn’t give up. The pro snowboarder, a competitor at this year’s Winter Olympics, admits she “wasn’t really good a snowboarding” when she first took up the sport at age 10, after her big brother Ben introduced her to it. Instead, Jacobellis spent
Parents are outraged over a scene in the movie in which the rabbits attack the character Mr. McGregor with blackberries, knowing full well that he is severely allergic to them.
Transgender patients are typically medically underserved. One medical school is finding better ways to train doctors in transgender medicine.
A new study shows that putting pen to paper before bed can help you stress less and get a better night's sleep.
Michael Wolff’s new book about President Trump’s first year in office, Fire and Fury: Inside Trump’s White House, reveals that Ivanka allegedly makes fun of her father’s hair and that he uses Just For Men.
An exploratory study found that a new topical drug helps stimulate hair growth in the areas where eyebrow hair growth has ceased.
A new study finds that people who are regulars at hair and nail salons acquire more skin rashes and nail fungus than those who visit less often.
A new study shows the positive impact that a viral selfie can have — namely, raising awareness about important health issues like skin cancer in a relatable, powerful way.
A new study reveals that some men perceive a woman’s interest in them as consent for sex, misinterpreting a woman’s sexual intentions.