When Sherrie Rhodes was diagnosed with breast cancer, the only symptom she had was small dimpling at the side of her breast. In effort to make other women aware, shared photos.
While McCain’s thumbs-down was most dramatic vote, it was the steadfast opposition of Collins and Murkowski that drove the defeat of “skinny repeal.”
While the “skinny” bill may not have all of the components of some of the previous, headline-grabbing versions of the health care bills, the provisions that stand to most hurt women could still be tacked back in, experts say. Titled the Health Care Freedom Act, this legislation would have removed the mandate that all individuals buy health insurance or face a penalty, repeal the employer insurance mandate for eight years, defund Planned Parenthood for one year while allocating more money to community health centers, and increase the amount of money people can save yearly in tax-free health savings accounts. While this version of the ACA repeal was lighter than some of the previous iterations attempted by Congressional Republicans, it’s still “awful for women,” Jamila Taylor, PhD, a Senior Fellow at the progressive Center for American Progress (CAP) and an expert on women’s health policy, told Yahoo Beauty.
Olympic gymnast Simone Biles shared a hilarious Instagram video of her recovery after getting her wisdom teeth removed and she appears loopy from anesthesia.
Medical innovators have developed a coating made of DNA that improves its ability to protect skin from harmful UV light the longer it’s exposed to the sun.
In a new Vanity Fair cover story, the actress and mother explained that after her divorce, she developed hypertension and a facial paralysis condition.
Three months after his wife underwent brain surgery to remove a tumor “the size of an apple,” actor Jim Gaffigan is paying tribute to their marriage.
A new study shows that the Mediterranean diet, which provides myriad health benefits, also lowers the risk of memory issues as you age.
Here's a good reason to pee in the ocean the next time you're at the beach: It could prevent a painful urinary tract infection. UTIs are terrible no matter the season, but when you're spending a lot of time in a bathing suit in the summer, it can seem like they happen constantly. "There is some data that UTIs are more frequent in the summer, mainly for younger women ages 17 to 44," says Raquel B. Dardik, MD, an Ob/Gyn at NYU Langone Medical Center.
A study of 88 people ages 18 to 53 found those who drank after taking a word-learning test were better at recalling what they studied than those who didn't.
If you never miss a date with your ob-gyn , you've taken the crucial first step in preventing cervical cancer. (Bonus points if you also received the vaccine that protects against the strains of HPV most associated with the disease.) But scouting out this gynecological cancer — around 12,000 new cases are diagnosed each year — requires more than just a pap smear every few years . Here, doctors share the changes you need to be aware of, plus what should send you to your ob-gyn ASAP. From Redbook
It doesn't have to be ice cream to contain as much sugar as dessert. The Good Housekeeping Institute's Nutrition Director Jaclyn London, M.S., R.D., C.D.N. reveals the drinks, sauces and snacks that are secretly packed with the sweet stuff. From Good Housekeeping
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.
Next time you splurge your calories on a cup of soda from your local fast food chain, make sure to hold the ice! Investigators from the BBC show Watchdog found traces of fecal bacteria in 10 ice samples at McDonald's, Burger King, and KFC restaurants in the United Kingdom. Each joint’s samples tested positive for fecal coliform—bacteria found in poop—of which was found in “significant” levels in Burger King and KFC. "We are shocked and extremely disappointed by these results," a KFC spokesperson admitted in response to the nauseating news.
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.