Laxative abuse is often addressed quietly on message boards, between close confidants, or through jokes. But it's very real and very dangerous.
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Philadelphia photographer Cheyenne Gil is reminding women they don’t need to be 'skinnier, smaller, and shorter' than their partners to be loved.
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Subjects who slept more than 10 hours a night were more likely to suffer a fatal stroke or heart disease, according to the researchers.
Women suffering heart attacks in hospital emergency rooms in the United States are more likely to die if their doctor is a man than a woman, warned a study Monday. The study was based on more than 500,000 patients admitted to hospital emergency departments for acute myocardial infarction -- a medical term for heart attack -- in Florida between 1991 and 2010. Researchers at Harvard University found a "stark" difference in survival according to whether the patient's and doctor's gender matched.
Women who have heart attacks may face a greater risk of death when treated by male doctors in emergency rooms, according to a new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sci...
A month ago, the "Jay and Silent Bob" creator Kevin Smith took to Instagram to share the good news that he’d lost 43 pounds since his February heart attack. His goal is 50.
Demi Lovato has released her first statement following her reported overdose on July 24. Lovato's statement does confirm she was in Cedars-Sinai, but does not confirm what if any drugs were in her system. Refinery29 has reached out to representatives for Lovato for any further comment.
"The doctor seemed uncomfortable and abruptly stopped me, asking if I had a cover."
Jack, a boy who uses a motorized scooter, hates feeling different from everyone else, and the attention an airline drew to his disability caused him to have a “meltdown” the next day, his mother says.