wellness

  • $550k in debt after divorce: one woman's journey from shame to empowerment

    Jenny D.'s marriage ended in divorce, a home foreclosure and thousands of dollars in debt. Now, she's trying to teach her kids healthy money habits and keep them from going down the same rocky financial path.

  • Olivia Munn is 'panicking' about formula shortage: 'I have low milk supply, so to keep my baby fed I depend on formula'

    Olivia Munn had previously opened up about all the different ways she tried to encourage milk supply in order to breastfeed her son Malcolm.

  • Burger King Just Launched Three Major New Sandwiches

    Burger King is about to make your morning routine cheesier! Officially starting today, the chain is selling three hot new breakfast sandwiches that will please both the carnivores and the cheese aficionados among us.The new Cheesy Breakfast Melts come in three varieties. Each Melt includes your choice of sizzling sausage, crispy bacon, or black forest ham alongside fluffy folded eggs and two slices of American cheese. It's all cradled between two pieces of round, toasted bread—which looks like t

  • This Eating Habit Can Significantly Improve Your Gut Health, Says New Study

    Your gut is arguably one of the most important parts of your body. The gut, also known as the "second brain," helps many other parts of your body function properly. It is even connected to things like the health of your skin and hair, as well as your mental health! And while the gut is powerful, it is also delicate.Your gut is delicately balanced with bacteria, and when something throws it off balance, it can mess up the overall "gut microbiome."Many of us may not even realize this problem exist

  • COVID-19 Boosters: The Latest Advice

    Even though it seems like only yesterday people were calculating the date they could feel fully protected by their COVID-19 vaccination, boosters are increasingly being recommended for wider swaths of the population.In fact, now a second booster is an option for many Americans. Recently, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) authorized a second booster shot of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines for everyone 50 and older and for peop

  • How Often Can You Get Infected with COVID?

    Since the official beginning of the pandemic in 2020, there have been various variants and subvariants causing surges and spikes in COVID cases. "For two and a half years, Covid-19 has been outrunning our response, getting more and more transmissible, reaching a level of infectiousness that few pathogens have ever attained," says Eric Topol, founder and director of the Scripps Research Translational Institute, professor of molecular medicine and executive vice-president of Scripps Research. Here

  • Dr. Fauci Just Gave This Essential Pandemic Update

    Dr. Anthony Fauci testified at the National Institutes of Health fiscal year 2023 budget request hearing on May 17, discussing the lessons learned from pandemic lockdowns, long COVID, a future universal COVID vaccine, and more. What he said can help save your life. Read on—and to ensure your health and the health of others, don't miss these Sure Signs You've Already Had COVID. 1 Long COVID Is Still a Mystery Long COVID is turning millions of Americans into disabled Americans, even after they hav

  • This Major City Just Announced "High Alert" Level of COVID

    COVID-19 cases in New York City have reached a "high alert" level, health officials warn. "New York City has transitioned to a high COVID alert level, meaning now is the time to double down on protecting ourselves and each other by making choices that can keep our friends, neighbors, relatives and coworkers from getting sick," says Health Commissioner Dr. Ashwin Vasan. Read on—and to ensure your health and the health of others, don't miss these Sure Signs You've Already Had COVID. 1 Masks Are No

  • The #1 Mistakes You Can Make After 60, Say Physicians

    In order to thrive over 60, it's important to be proactive about health. "As a society, we need to learn to do what the 60+ generation is doing much earlier in life," says psychiatrist Dr. Paul McLaren. "Work-life balance—and gratitude—have never been more important for our physical and mental health." Here are five mistakes people make after 60 that are undermining their health and happiness. Read on—and to ensure your health and the health of others, don't miss these Sure Signs You've Already

  • Health Habits So Unhealthy They're Evil

    While we all have bad habits, there's a few that are considered worse than others because not only do they put you at risk, but others as well. Dr. Tomi Mitchell, a Board-Certified Family Physician with Holistic Wellness Strategies explains, "There are habits out there that are so common in our society but unbelievably sinister. They are so unhealthy, to the point of being unconscionably evil. Just think about all of your habits that negatively impact your health [and hurt others too]. Some habi

  • 5 reasons why women can’t ‘just breastfeed’ during the formula shortage

    There are several reasons why a parent may rely on formula and not be able exclusively breastfeed. Here's why.

  • This Is America's #1 Best Grocery Store, According to Shoppers

    Grocery shopping is not what it once was thanks to massive shortages and prices higher than they've been in decades. But there are several supermarkets shoppers keep going back to, according to the new survey of America's Best Retailers of 2022 conducted by Newsweek.More than 10,000 shoppers voted in the survey that covers 39 categories of stores and over 150,000 evaluations of products, customer service, atmosphere, accessibility, and shop layout were calculated into the rankings. In the end, o

  • One Major Effect of Postbiotics on Your Stomach, Says Science

    Prebiotics and probiotics have become fairly well known for their ability to help grow good bacteria in our digestive tracts, which contributes to improved gut health. But postbiotics, which are less frequently studied and not as well-known, also have their own impact on digestive health.Postbiotics are the waste that is left behind after consuming prebiotics and probiotics, and your body digests them. And while waste might have a negative connotation, postbiotics are beneficial to stomach healt

  • America's Top Three Burger Chains Are Being Sued For Deceiving Customers

    Ever feel like the food at your go-to fast-food place is smaller than advertised? If so, you'll be interested to learn of the current legal drama involving McDonald's and Wendy's. The chains have been accused of "overstating" the size of their burgers in a new class-action lawsuit.Recently filed in Brooklyn federal court by New York resident Justin Chimienti, the suit claims that McDonald's and Wendy's advertisements "materially" misrepresent the size of their burgers, making them appear as much

  • This Popular Steakburger Chain Just Expanded to Two New States

    Freddy's Frozen Custard&Steakburgers, the fast-casual restaurant concept known for its made-to-order burgers, shoestring fries, and sundaes, is growing its presence across the United States.According to a press release, the Wichita-based brand recently made its debut in the Dakotas with the opening of two new locations: one in Fargo, N.D., and another in Sioux Falls, S.D. And it looks like it was a move that very much delighted local burger aficionados.Despite being open for just over four weeks

  • Selena Gomez visits White House to open up about her mental health struggles: 'It’s a topic that can and should be discussed freely and without shame'

    Selena Gomez previously spoke about using her cosmetics company Rare Beauty to "break down these unrealistic standards" that can cause mental health issues.

  • Rebel Wilson, 42, Says Wanting To Be A Mom Inspired Her 80+ Lb. Weight Loss

    Rebel Wilson declared 2020 her "year of health." Now, she's lost 77 pounds, thanks to a combination of walking and a high-protein diet. Here's how she did it:

  • Moms speak out about struggling to find formula amid 'scary' national shortage: 'We pray a lot'

    "We're at crisis level," one mom says of trying to find formula for her baby with a milk protein sensitivity.

  • Honey Butter Whiskey Scallops Recipe

    There's something exciting about hearing the sizzle of food on a cast-iron pan. A cast-iron pan or skillet maintains heat very well, and because of this it creates delicious crisps and sears on food, emphasizing the flavors. Cooking scallops in one of these pans creates a char and chew that is 5-star restaurant-worthy. What's better than a perfectly cooked scallop? A perfectly cooked scallop that's covered in a mouthwatering sauce.The collaboration between Knob Creek Rye Whiskey with honey, garl

  • Walmart Is Putting Thousands of These Items on Sale, CEO Says

    Walmart's red rollback tags are an eye-catching signal to customers that a deal awaits. Rollbacks build on the low prices already offered by the store and can be seen across a wide variety of products at any given time. Fortunately for Walmart shoppers, these cost reductions continue to be an important focus of the company's sales strategy in 2022, and savings will be readily available at a time when many could use a price break. During the company's earnings call on May 17, President and CEO of

  • From deep breathing in the restroom to asking other parents for help: Moms and dads weigh in on how to handle a crying baby on a plane

    Calming a crying baby on an airplane can feel nearly impossible. Yahoo Life asked parents how they handle mid-flight meltdowns.

  • McDonald's Has a New Summer Treat on the Menu

    There are few desserts that can hit the spot better on a hot summer day than a McFlurry from McDonald's. Fans who agree will be excited to know that the fast-food chain is releasing a salty and sweet addition to the lineup of flavors to choose from.The new Chocolatey Pretzel McFlurry features creamy vanilla soft serve with caramel swirls and blended-in chocolate pretzel bites and will be available starting May 25. For those that can't get enough of the layered flavor combination of sweet and sav

  • Foods the Oldest Woman in America Eats Every Day to Live Until 114

    We've heard a lot lately about people living in the Blue Zones, which are areas of the world with the highest concentration of centenarians and supercentarians. And except for Loma Lima, an Adventist community in California and one of the Blue Zones, these regions are mostly outside of the United States.Unfortunately, this often comes as no surprise as deadly diseases like heart disease, diabetes, and many cancers are so prevalent in America, and longevity can seem out of reach in many cases. Ho

  • The Eating Habit James Corden Swears By That Helped Him Lose Weight

    A jack of all trades, James Corden is mostly known for his acting career and hosting his late-night talk show where he jams out to carpool karaoke with celebrities and reenacts musicals on crosswalks. His comedic personality is what shines, however, he has been making news for his incredible weight loss journey.Recently, the British icon has had a six-stone weight loss. Each stone is equivalent to 14 pounds, totaling Corden's weight loss to about 84 pounds. How does he do it? According to his in

  • If You Have This Blood Type, Be Worried About Cancer

    In a medical emergency knowing your blood type can be a matter of life and death, but it can also provide valuable insight into your overall health. There's been several studies that indicate people with certain blood types are at greater risk for GI related cancers and Dr. Tomi Mitchell, a Board-Certified Family Physician with Holistic Wellness Strategies tells us, "It's essential to understand that your blood type is just one risk factor for developing cancer. So even if you have a family hist

  • Warning Signs Your Liver Sends You

    The liver is one of the most vital organs we have and does a lot for your health. Without a proper functioning liver, your overall well-being is in jeopardy. When your liver is in trouble, there are warning signs it sends off and while some signals might be subtle, paying attention to your body is trying to tell you could be a matter of life or death. Eat This, Not That! Health spoke with medical experts who explain the important roles the liver plays and signs of an unhealthy liver to watch out