NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — An Army veteran who says someone left a scalpel inside him after surgery is suing a veterans affairs hospital.
While flu is typically thought to be most risky for the very young and very old, this year’s flu season has seen a rise in young, seemingly healthy people dying. The flu has taken the lives of a 20-year-old Arizona mom, a 21-year-old Pennsylvania fitness enthusiast, and a 51-year-old Massachusetts mother of two in recent weeks. A simple runny nose and light cough are known to take the lives of children under 2, but healthy young adults are dying during this year’s flu season.
Here are 10 ideas to give back to the medical community if you use Martin Luther King Jr., Day as a Day of Service.
According to a press release by the Food and Drug Administration, the drug Lynparza was approved for patients whose breast cancer has metastasized and who carry a mutation in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes.
Tide Pods are no longer being used for washing clothes, and Tide isn’t happy about it. What started as an innocent meme…
A new study shows that putting pen to paper before bed can help you stress less and get a better night's sleep.
A woman planning to pierce her infant daughter's ears was called "abusive" by other mothers when she sought out advice on an online parenting forum.
A woman living with obsessive-compulsive disorder describes her struggle with "suicidal OCD," a type of harm OCD that causes you to obsess about self-harm or dying by suicide.
When Elaine Benes from "Seinfeld" is your mom, you celebrate by dancing; and the two sons of Julia Louis-Dreyfus needed to celebrate the last day of her chemotherapy treatment.
When “Fit Mom” Maria Kang came on Megyn Kelly Today on Thursday morning, she was ostensibly there to share her kinder, gentler approach to motivating others to reach their fitness goals. Megyn Kelly is facing criticism for a comment she made during Thursday’s episode of Megyn Kelly Today. “You should parlay the shaming thing into a professional business, because some of us want to be shamed,” Kelly said.
A nutritionist weighs in on Shake It Baby, the meal replacement shake from Flat Tummy Co that Kim Kardashian West is promoting on Instagram.
"Everything is so horrible, it’s hard to name one thing. I just think that the world needs so much love."
When my team at POPSGUAR asked who wanted to try a plank challenge, my hand shot up. But back in my day (lol) when I was in college, a "plank challenge" consisted of taking photos of yourself lying face down, stiff as a board, somewhere crazy (it was a weird internet thing in the late 2000s).
Serena Williams discussed the harrowing complications she suffered during ― and after ― the birth of her daughter, Alexis Olympia, in a revealing new interview for Vogue’s February issue.
A daily multivitamin or supplement may give your well-being an extra boost, but if you’ve ever swallowed one and felt sick right after, you know it’s hardly a pleasant experience.
Experts say they see no problem in people taking ibuprofen for a short period to alleviate pain, but warned against taking the drug for a long period if not strictly necessary. Men who take high doses of ibuprofen for months at a time may be at greater risk of fertility issues and also other health problems, such as muscle wastage, erectile dysfunction and fatigue, scientists have found. Research on healthy young men who took the common painkiller for up to six weeks showed that the drug disrupted the production of male sex hormones and led to a condition normally seen in older men and smokers.
“That’s the thing about life; It is fragile, precious, unpredictable and each day is a gift, not a given right,” Holly Butcher wrote in an emotional post on Facebook before losing her battle with cancer.