Health News
5/23/2017

This Bizarre Breathing Technique Can Literally Make Pregnant Women's Baby Bumps Disappear


This Bizarre Breathing Technique Can Literally Make Pregnant Women's Baby Bumps DisappearBut where does the baby go?!



This Heartwarming Video of a Toddler Meeting His Baby Brother Will Make Your Day


This Heartwarming Video of a Toddler Meeting His Baby Brother Will Make Your DayHappy tears all around!



7 Things You Didn't Know About Being a Royal Heir


7 Things You Didn't Know About Being a Royal HeirThere's more to it than a prestigious title.



Jessica Simpson Says Her Fashion Line Is Successful Because She Caters to *Every* Body Type


Jessica Simpson Says Her Fashion Line Is Successful Because She Caters to *Every* Body TypeShe wants all women to feel included when shopping her clothes.



13 DIY 4th of July Wreaths That Will Dress Up Your Front Door


13 DIY 4th of July Wreaths That Will Dress Up Your Front Door



12 Easy Summer Trifle Recipes That Will Be the Star of Your Next Barbecue


12 Easy Summer Trifle Recipes That Will Be the Star of Your Next Barbecue



Woman Burned with Acid by Ex Returns


Woman Burned with Acid by Ex ReturnsChristy was attacked and disfigured by an enraged ex-boyfriend. After Christy broke things off with her ex, he threw acid in her face, targeting her eyes. Para-medical micro pigment specialist Basma Hameed volunteered to provide cosmetic procedures to Christy free of charge! Hotel search site trivago provided all the travel for Christy’s procedure.



Will Intervention Save an Alcoholic Mom?


Will Intervention Save an Alcoholic Mom?Elizabeth’s family worries that she will contribute to that grim statistic if she doesn’t stop drinking – but can an intervention save her life? “I drink all day long, every day,” Elizabeth admits – about a fifth of vodka a day. Elizabeth says, “I was single, I started social-drinking.” And after two more failed marriages, her drinking began to spiral out of control.” Daughter Amber says that “When I was in eighth grade, I knew something wasn’t right.



Is Lipstick for the Lady Parts a Good Idea?


Is Lipstick for the Lady Parts a Good Idea?The following material contains mature subject matter. ER Physician Dr. Travis Stork explains that the product is meant to be used as a moisturizer for sensitive feminine tissues. Ob/Gyn Dr. Nita Landry, however, says “Less is more” when it comes to those intimate areas.



20 Gross Things Every Pregnant Woman Secretly Does


20 Gross Things Every Pregnant Woman Secretly DoesCome on, admit it.



What It's Like to Travel Through 4 Countries In 3 Months With 2 Kids


What It's Like to Travel Through 4 Countries In 3 Months With 2 KidsOur maddening, euphoric, amazing family journey in the first issue of the Airbnb magazine.



14 Dads Reveal the Most Unexpected Things They Experienced During Their Wife's Pregnancy


14 Dads Reveal the Most Unexpected Things They Experienced During Their Wife's Pregnancy"I think it's true what they say, that the pregnancy can even affect the husband's hormones."



10 Books to Pack for Your Memorial Day Vacation


10 Books to Pack for Your Memorial Day Vacation



The Best Carbs to Eat for Weight Loss


The Best Carbs to Eat for Weight Loss



Food-Safety Shopping Tips


Food-Safety Shopping TipsMany of us just want to get into and out of the supermarket quickly. But in our rush, "some of us handle the food we buy in a way that poses safety risks, like spoilage and cross-contamination, t...



Food-Safety Shopping Tips


Food-Safety Shopping TipsMany of us just want to get into and out of the supermarket quickly. But in our rush, "some of us handle the food we buy in a way that poses safety risks, like spoilage and cross-contamination, t...



The Supermarket of the Future


The Supermarket of the FutureIt could be five to 10 years before the supermarket of the future, as envisioned by designers and marketers, is common. But those experts believe it’s a matter of when, not if. Here's what you mi...



The Supermarket of the Future


The Supermarket of the FutureIt could be five to 10 years before the supermarket of the future, as envisioned by designers and marketers, is common. But those experts believe it’s a matter of when, not if. Here's what you mi...



How to Save Time and Money Food Shopping


How to Save Time and Money Food ShoppingConsumer Reports asked experts as well as our Facebook followers for their best time- and money-saving food shopping tips. Pick a few of these tactics to try in the coming weeks; you could shave ...



How to Save Time and Money Food Shopping


How to Save Time and Money Food ShoppingConsumer Reports asked experts as well as our Facebook followers for their best time- and money-saving food shopping tips. Pick a few of these tactics to try in the coming weeks; you could shave ...



Faster, Fresher, Cheaper: The Grocery Shopping Revolution


Faster, Fresher, Cheaper: The Grocery Shopping RevolutionMarie Henry cares a lot about the food her family eats. During growing season in her town of East Nottingham Township, Pa., the 35-year-old stay-at-home mom walks down the street to her Amish nei...



Faster, Fresher, Cheaper: The Grocery Shopping Revolution


Faster, Fresher, Cheaper: The Grocery Shopping RevolutionMarie Henry cares a lot about the food her family eats. During growing season in her town of East Nottingham Township, Pa., the 35-year-old stay-at-home mom walks down the street to her Amish nei...



What Food Labels Mean—??and Don'??t


What Food Labels Mean—??and Don'??tWe all want healthier foods, but reading labels won't always help you spot them. Many terms are defined and regulated by the Food and Drug Administration or the Depart­ment of Agriculture, depend...



What Food Labels Mean—??and Don'??t


What Food Labels Mean—??and Don'??tWe all want healthier foods, but reading labels won't always help you spot them. Many terms are defined and regulated by the Food and Drug Administration or the Depart­ment of Agriculture, depend...



Do Online Grocery Stores Really Deliver?


Do Online Grocery Stores Really Deliver?We rated four online grocery stores for customer satisfaction, based on 1,721 reader responses.* Each operates a little differently. AmazonFresh, FreshDirect, and Peapod deliver from their own re...



Do Online Grocery Stores Really Deliver?


Do Online Grocery Stores Really Deliver?We rated four online grocery stores for customer satisfaction, based on 1,721 reader responses.* Each operates a little differently. AmazonFresh, FreshDirect, and Peapod deliver from their own re...



Healthy Shopping Strategies for Vegans


Healthy Shopping Strategies for VegansAbout 3.7 million Americans follow a vegan diet, which is stricter than a vegetarian diet in that it eliminates all animal products—not just meat, poultry, and fish but also dairy, eggs, and even...



Healthy Shopping Strategies for Vegans


Healthy Shopping Strategies for VegansAbout 3.7 million Americans follow a vegan diet, which is stricter than a vegetarian diet in that it eliminates all animal products—not just meat, poultry, and fish but also dairy, eggs, and even...



Woman with a Mouthful of Baby Teeth!


Woman with a Mouthful of Baby Teeth!“I’ve been hiding something my whole entire life,” says Tyrica, “and it’s really starting to get to me now.” Her secret? She still has her baby teeth. Can The Doctors give her something to smile about?



How to Be a ‘FAB’ Mom!


How to Be a ‘FAB’ Mom!The Parenting Lifestyle Expert for CBS Los Angeles, Jill Simonian, is here to tell new moms how to get FAB – Focused After Baby!



Runner Explains How She Fought off Attacker!


Runner Explains How She Fought off Attacker!Seattle resident Kelly tells The Doctors how she defended herself from an assailant. “I’m training for a marathon right now,” Kelly explains, “And I was about four miles from my house when I stopped to use the bathroom.” Kelly began feeling uneasy and turned to see a man behind her. The attacker threw her to the floor and tried to undress her – and, Kelly says, “I just turned into a savage beast.” She began swearing and screaming threats at him, then pulled free and made her way into a bathroom stall.



Car Accident Survivor Proposes to Girlfriend


Car Accident Survivor Proposes to GirlfriendParents are advised that these images may not be suitable for young children. Kayla was getting ready for a special anniversary dinner with Jemasio when she got the call telling her about his accident. Kayla rushed to the scene and saw the wreckage, and thought “Nobody could survive that,” she says.



How Much Pee Is in that Swimming Pool?


How Much Pee Is in that Swimming Pool?What could be better on a hot day than jumping into a cool, refreshing swimming pool full of water -- but what if water isn’t the only thing in there?



Homemade Fig Energy Bars


Homemade Fig Energy Bars



How to Stay Hydrated


How to Stay HydratedDuring summer’s heat, it’s easy to become dehydrated without realizing it. And dehydration, which occurs when you lose more water via sweat and urine than you’ve taken in, can be especially dange...



How to Stay Hydrated


How to Stay HydratedDuring summer’s heat, it’s easy to become dehydrated without realizing it. And dehydration, which occurs when you lose more water via sweat and urine than you’ve taken in, can be especially dange...



Man Falls 1,500 Feet in Freezing Cold – and Lives!


Man Falls 1,500 Feet in Freezing Cold – and Lives!Ryan’s extraordinary story of endurance and survival began with a weekend climbing trip, and ended in a fight against death. Ryan texted Dave, his dad, to tell him he was going on a two-day climb of Pyramid Peak in the Elks Range near Aspen, Colorado. The next day, search and rescue teams went out, “But they couldn’t send out a full-fledged team because this blizzard had come in.” LaShawn and Dave immediately headed to Aspen to be on hand when Ryan was found.



Student Saves a Life with Heimlich Maneuver?


Student Saves a Life with Heimlich Maneuver?One high-school student may have saved his classmate’s life because he’d just been instructed in the Heimlich maneuver. Would you be able to help a choking victim? “The thing you have to understand is that if you have an object blocking your airway, you can’t talk,” explains ER Physician Dr. Travis Stork.



Loneliness Hurts – But Can It Kill?


Loneliness Hurts – But Can It Kill?Forty to 45 percent of adults 65 and older say they regularly or frequently feel lonely – and that could be a deadly. A new UCLA study indicates that being lonely causes the same mortality rate as smoking 15 cigarettes a day. “It’s a crazy statistic,” says ER Physician Dr. Travis Stork.



His-and-Her Facelifts for Couple in their 70s


His-and-Her Facelifts for Couple in their 70sThe following material contains graphic images that may be disturbing. Parents are advised that these images may not be suitable for young children.



Be a Careful Consumer at the Pharmacy!


Be a Careful Consumer at the Pharmacy!ER Physician Dr. Travis Stork looks at seemingly random labeling and pricing of over-the-counter drugs – including examples where the same drug, marketed for two different conditions, has entirely different pricing. Dr. Stork found two boxes of pills in a local drugstore. One in a blue box is marketed as a night-time sleep aid.



Alan Thicke's Widow Says His Sons Are 'Bullying' Her with Lawsuit


Alan Thicke's Widow Says His Sons Are 'Bullying' Her with LawsuitTanya Callau claims her 2005 prenup with Thicke is no longer valid.



Women Experiencing These Symptoms May Be Suffering from Gonorrhea


Women Experiencing These Symptoms May Be Suffering from GonorrheaIf left untreated, it can cause long-term abdominal pain and infertility.



7 Ways to Lose Weight in Your Face


7 Ways to Lose Weight in Your FaceDon't even think about going under the knife until you've read this.



The Most Common UTI Symptoms in Women


The Most Common UTI Symptoms in WomenUrinary tract infections can become life-threatening if left untreated.



How One Mother Discovered the App That Changed Her Disabled Daughter's Life


How One Mother Discovered the App That Changed Her Disabled Daughter's Life"I've realized that spreading the word about this technology is my mission."



A Major Drugstore Chain Is Removing This Type of Sunscreen from Shelves for Good


A Major Drugstore Chain Is Removing This Type of Sunscreen from Shelves for GoodThis is major.



Christina El Moussa Got the Sweetest Tattoo Honoring Her Kids


Christina El Moussa Got the Sweetest Tattoo Honoring Her KidsCheck out her new ink.



6 Lower Ab Workouts That Will Strengthen Your Core — No Crunches Necessary


6 Lower Ab Workouts That Will Strengthen Your Core — No Crunches NecessaryMake better use of your gym time and see faster results with these effective exercises.



How to Look Like You Actually Slept a Full 8 Hours


How to Look Like You Actually Slept a Full 8 HoursNo one needs to know about your snooze button addiction.



What you need to know about ticks


Where are ticks found? What illnesses do they carry? How do you keep ticks away? Here's everything you need to know ahead of the busy summer season.

Tick bite temporarily paralyzes 3-year-old



Fake teen doctor sentenced in fraud case


A man accused of practicing medicine without a license when he was a teenager in Florida is going to prison in Virginia on fraud charges.

How to talk to kids about tragic events


After horrific events like shootings or attacks by terrorists, parents are faced with this dilemma: What do I tell my kids? How can I talk to them about something so senseless and indiscriminate? About something that we can't make sense of ourselves?

1 dead, 9 hospitalized with botulism after eating nacho cheese



Not stretching? Companies will do it for you


Whether you're climbing a rock wall, sitting in your office or just getting out of bed, you need to stretch.

The real reason Chinese women bound their feet



Scientists use stem cells in fat to repair joints



Texas lawmakers pass controversial bathroom, adoption bills


The Texas House of Representatives on Sunday approved a limited "bathroom bill" that would require public high school students to use restrooms that match the gender on their birth certificates.

Myron Rolle's journey from NFL to neurosurgery


Myron Rolle, former NFL player and Rhodes Scholar, opens up about concussions, his aspirations, and starting his neurosurgery residency at Harvard Medical School this summer.

Fentanyl seized by law enforcement doubled in 2016, DEA says


The amount of fentanyl seized by US law enforcement more than doubled between 2015 and 2016, newly released data from the Drug Enforcement Administration shows.

Weight loss can be tied to when, not just what, you eat



'Star Wars' half-marathon: may the course be with you



CDC warns of parasitic infection and toxic gas in swimming pools



Instagram worst social media app for young people's mental health


Instagram is the most detrimental social networking app to young people's mental health, followed closely by Snapchat, for issues including depression and body image, says a new report.

5-year-old boy saves parents who overdosed on heroin


A 5-year-old boy ran for two blocks in the dark to get help after finding his parents unconscious early Thursday morning in Middletown, Ohio, police said.

Nevada governor signs bill to ban conversion therapy


Nevada this week became the eight state to ban conversion therapy, a practice in which mental health professionals try to change the sexual orientation of individuals who identify as gay or lesbian.

Americas: Kissing bug disease more deadly than realized



India: Mom donates womb to daughter



Philippines: Duterte bans smoking in public places



When it comes to attractiveness, your smell and voice play a role


Think your good looks are what make you attractive? Guess again.

The hidden role celebrities play in public health


When celebrities speak, it seems like the world listens. Here are just a few examples of celebrities shaping public health discussions, for better or worse.

How psychology affects recycling


When it comes to recycling, studies show that we can be easily swayed, and small details can produce big changes in behavior.

Report: A drink a day tied to higher breast cancer risk



7 ways to reduce your breast cancer risk



Low-dose aspirin linked to lower breast cancer risk, study says


More potential good news for people who regularly take a low-dose aspirin: Women who took one had a lower risk of breast cancer, according to a study published in the journal Breast Cancer Research on Monday.

Patients: Weed killer gave us cancer


Christine Sheppard fantasizes about her life before cancer. Before she had to take painkillers "all the time." Before she had to seriously worry about when she might die.

No fruit juice for kids under 1, pediatricians advise



How to stop sugar from sneaking into your child's diet


A lollipop after a morning doctor visit. A cupcake for a classmate's birthday with lunch. A bag of cookies, gummies or a few little doughuts before after-school activities begin.

73% of sunscreens don't work as advertised



Shock therapy


ECT has recently been used in some countries as a treatment for children who severely self injure.

Nine-month stretch


A look at the growing popularity around the world of exercise classes for pregnant women.

'Biscuits for breakfast'


Dr Michael Mosley investigates the impact of not getting enough sleep.

Blood scandal


Jason Evans says his father was killed by contaminated blood that the government "knew was dangerous".

Online organs


Rather than languishing on a waiting list for an organ transplant, some people are seeking help on the internet.

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus: Ethiopian wins top WHO job


Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus chosen as new boss of the World Health Organization

Lean-burn physiology gives Sherpas peak-performance


Nepalese mountain guides have a physiology that uses oxygen more efficiently than lowlanders.

Yemen war: Major cholera epidemic feared, says charity


Almost 250 people have died of the disease this month alone, says Save the Children.

Frozen 'space sperm' passes fertility test


Viable mouse sperm stored in space gives hope for sperm banks on the Moon, a Japanese team says.

Intersex patients 'routinely lied to by doctors'


Doctors in the UK routinely lied to patients with disorders of sex development known as intersex conditions, the BBC finds.

'Half a glass of wine every day' increases breast cancer risk


That's what a report says - but we look at all the risks of breast cancer for women.

Cigarettes sold in plain green packs under new rules


Standardised tobacco packaging rules come into force to try to put young people off smoking.

UK's first proton beam machine arrives at Newport clinic


The UK's first high-energy proton beam machine will offer treatments next year, the firm behind it says.

Exercise programme 'can reduce concussion' in youth rugby


Strength, balance and movement exercises help teenagers avoid injury, a study says.

US teen died after drinking caffeine too quickly, coroner says


A coroner says the healthy 16-year-old drank several highly-caffeinated drinks too quickly.

Road accidents biggest global killer of teenagers


More than 1.2 million adolescents died in 2015, with road injuries causing about one in 10 deaths.

NHS cyber attack: A&Es 'fully open' again


Patients are no longer being diverted away from A&E units following the cyber attack, NHS bosses say.

IVF treatment girl returns to Newcastle Centre for Life


"I was made out of two tiny little cells in a little glass tube," says seven-year-old Hannah.

'Spice' ban one year on


It's a year since the ban on so-called legal highs, but has making it illegal stopped people from using it?

Five tips from the ‘happiest man on earth’.


Renowned expert and author on compassion and happiness Matthieu Ricard, often called the ‘happiest man on earth', offers his five top tips for happiness.

Dementia: Why son fears for mum's future care


The BBC last saw dementia-sufferer Andriani in 2014. Her deterioration has been rapid - while the costs to care for her rise.

Mum's warning after daughter dies of meningitis W


Lauren Sandell was 18 years old when she died from the disease, a few months after starting university.

Can too much caffeine kill you?


Sixteen-year-old Davis Cripe died in the US after drinking caffeine too quickly.

Echopixel - the new 3D image tool for surgeons


Echopixel allows surgeons to view and interact with a patient's scans in 3D.

Jeremy Hunt: 'Lessons will be learnt' from NHS cyber-attack


The Health Secretary told the BBC that some parts of the NHS IT network were vulnerable.

Wanted: Top doctor to care for 7 billion people


The World Health Organization is recruiting a boss. Hear from the three candidates for the top job in their own words.

Microwave mushrooms 'to keep their goodness', scientists say


Grilling and microwaving are the best ways to cook the fungi, a Spanish study says.

Intersex


Jeanette was 50 when she discovered the truth about her own body.

Body over mind


Research on the role of the immune system in depression.

Reproductive rebels


Contraception wasn’t just socially groundbreaking - it also changed the professional landscape.

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