In 2011, after the tragic death of his brother and the grief that followed, Javier Hernandez realized he wanted a better life for himself.
If you already thought the milk aisle was confusing with all the options between regular, organic and plant-based milks, get ready because it’s about to get a little more perplexing with a product called A2 milk.
The Environmental Working Group has put together a new database to help you find out what’s in your tap water and how to deal with contaminants.
Experts now warn that moms-to-be who believe in the “one for me, one for the baby” eating plan could risk harming their health and the health of their baby.
Some concerning new research has revealed that girls in Britain and the U.S., more than anywhere else in the world, carry a dangerous amount of stomach fat.
My husband and I have one child, a 2-year old son who is as kind as he is rambunctious. Despite the insistence of family members, acquaintances, and waitresses at roadside diners, we're planning on keeping our family limited to three.
These days, it feels like absolutely everything is bad for us, and the constant influx of alarm bells over various foods and products can be overwhelming. In many cases, the key is to proceed with caution rather than panic and move to the top of some far-flung mountain where you’ll live off the land and have limited exposure to, well, anything. That said, we were surprised to learn that the following ten things—all of which are pretty common—are actually not so good for us. Click through to find out how you can reduce the risks associated with these surprising culprits
You know their size, level of perkiness, and how good they look in that one shirt with the plunging neckline. But how familiar are you really with your breasts? For optimal breast health , says Dr. Joshua G. Cohen , a gynecological oncologist at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, you need to have what physicians calls breast self-awareness. "What that means," explains Cohen, "is we want patients to be aware of what's normal for them and understand that if something is different, it's important to see a doctor." And that extends far beyond looking out for bumps. While a firm, usually fixed area is the most common presentation of breast cancer, the deadly disease can rear its head in other ways. Four pros share what to look out for. From Redbook
Last year, supermodel Gigi Hadid revealed she’d been silently struggling with a thyroid disease called Hashimoto’s. She’s not alone—one in eight women will battle a thyroid problem in their lifetime. If you’re not sure how to tell whether or not you are among them, this video can help. Here, six helpful signs that your thyroid is […]
James Jeynes wasn't going to let his wedding come and go without the most important person in attendance — his son, Lewis, who is terminally ill.
The study's author, Dmitry Tumin, a sociology researcher at Ohio State University, compared married people born between 1955 and 1984 and found that health benefits have deteriorated over time. It's possible that the link between health and marriage was never as strong as previous studies suggested.
LONDON (AP) — Protesters who want critically ill British baby Charlie Gard to receive an experimental medical treatment rallied Sunday, while hospital officials say emotions are running so high in the heart-breaking case they have received death threats.
A minor accident led to a major problem for a Wisconsin man. Then viewers who saw a TV report about him decided they wanted to help.
Months after revealing his newborn son's diagnosis with a serious heart condition, Jimmy Kimmel says that little Billy is "doing great." The Jimmy Kimmel Live host shared an extremely cute photo (that smile!) of the 3-month-old baby on Friday. He also encouraged fans to call their representatives and senators — a particularly urgent request as Republicans continue to blather on about repealing the Affordable Care Act. SEE ALSO: Jimmy Kimmel had a serious chat with some kids about the GOP health care bill "Thx for the love & support," Kimmel tweeted. "Please remind your Congresspeople that every kid deserves the care he got." Billy is 3 months old & doing great. Thx for the love & support. Please remind your Congresspeople that every kid deserves the care he got pic.twitter.com/XcvvM6XFJ3 — Jimmy Kimmel (@jimmykimmel) July 21, 2017 The update comes after Kimmel dedicated a Jimmy Kimmel Live monologue to Billy in May, shortly after the child was diagnosed with Tetralogy of Fallot with pulmonary artesia and underwent open-heart surgery. "In layman's terms," Kimmel said at the time, "the pulmonary valve was completely blocked." He also called for Congress to prioritize care for people who have pre-existing conditions — even if those patients don't have the financial means to pay for care themselves. "If your baby is about to die, it shouldn't matter how much money you make," Kimmel said. "This isn't football. There are no teams. We are the team — it's the United States. Don't let their partisan squabbles divide us." WATCH: Coating yourself in fish scales could be the answer to burn recovery
Researchers concluded that eye freckles are more frequently found in people with higher lifetime exposure to sunlight.
Although people often use the terms interchangeably, sun poisoning and severe sunburn are actually very different skin conditions, says Shari Lipner, MD, PhD, assistant professor of dermatology at Weill Cornell Medicine. "Sunburn is redness and inflammation of the skin after too much sun exposure, and it can happen to anyone," Dr. Lipner says. "However, sun poisoning is a type of rash that only some people get, due to an abnormal immune reaction to the sun." So, how can you tell which one you have?
New research finds that healthy behaviors like not smoking, avoiding obesity, and keeping our alcohol intake within reason pay off bigtime.
After a male was shocked to learn that one woman in his office had cramps, he felt the need to share the "disturbing" news with his human resources department. However, instead of explaining to this adult that menstruation is a perfectly normal part of life for many women, they decided to have a chat with the female employee instead of the man who took issue with her monthly flow.
Scientists have discovered a host of factors interfere with a good night’s sleep—caffeine, stress, age. Based on that, most people can function between 7-7 ½ hours of sleep regardless—some people may need a little more or can function on a little less,” says Alcibiades Rodriguez, MD, assistant professor of Neurology at the NYU Langone Comprehensive Epilepsy Center—Sleep Center. While it’s important to give yourself enough time at night to get the recommended quantity of sleep, it could be the quality of your sleep that’s leading you to still feel lethargic the next day.