Thanksgiving is touted as a cheerful day that brings people together — but for so many families, the national holiday can be…
A new scientific study shows that a quick walk in nature is a great way to tune out distractions and feel all warm and fuzzy about each other.
From backhanded compliments to snide passing remarks masked as concern for health or outright attacks on food choices and habits, food shaming comes in many forms, all of which are equally unnecessary and unhelpful.
Knowing what it felt like watching people look at her differently when she was bald, author Rosaria Calafati decided to write a children's book to combat that "othering" narrative
Now, a new study suggests that nearly half of the country’s cancers may be preventable through decisions we make every day. Researchers with the American Cancer Society looked at data on cancer incidence and deaths, finding that 42 percent of cancer cases in the United States -– and nearly half of cancer deaths – are linked to preventable risk factors like cigarette smoking, exposure to secondhand smoke, excess body weight, alcohol intake and dietary choices. Cigarette smoking, in particular, was connected to far more cancer cases and deaths than any other single risk factor, accounting for 19 percent of cancer cases and 28.8 percent of deaths.
So far the virus has been restricted to people who work closely with poultry and pigs, and it hasn’t appeared in the U.S. Still, it’s raising concerns among experts.
As an Italian-American woman who has been #blessed with thick, coarse, dark hair from my head to my toes, I have gotten into the (expensive) habit of changing my razor every three shaves, as that's around the time I've noticed it start to dull. This was insanity to me, so I got on the phone with Whitney Bowe, MD, an NYC dermatologist, to figure out how often we should actually be swapping out our shaving tools. "Women should get rid of their razor blade after a few uses, as it will have been exposed to bacteria," Dr. Bowe says.
The #SleepOnSide campaign could help save the lives of 100,000 babies a year worldwide.
“I’m still here,” Harper says in a new interview. “I still have cancer, but I’m okay and most of my days are good.”
A manspreader punched a woman in the face and busted her lip after she asked him to move over while sitting aboard a New York City subway train. The victim, Sam Saia, was riding the train to work on Thursday when the man parked next to her opened up his legs, squeezing her in her seat, she told the New York Daily News.
"Comparing your own perfectly imperfect, beautiful human body to these picture-perfect highlight reels on Insta is NOT realistic," she wrote.
Nurses and doctors around the world are getting a virtual hug in honor of World Prematurity Day, a yearly observance in which parents share photos of their healthy children who were born early.