Health

1 in 6 Women Feel They Are Mistreated During Childbirth, Study Shows

Nearly one in six women in the US feel they’ve been mistreated during childbirth, according to a survey of more than 2,000 women published in the journal Reproductive Health and reported on by HuffPos...[Read More]

Great-Grandma Kills Venomous Cobra to Protect Neighborhood Kids

There’s nothing a great-grandmother wouldn’t do to keep kids out of harm’s way—even take on a nearly five-foot long snake. And manage to come out on top. When Kathy Kehoe opened her door to see a cobr...[Read More]

Why I Chose to Breastfeed My Baby on a Schedule Instead of on Demand

I always assumed I’d exclusively breastfeed my son Eli “on demand,” as they say—meaning whenever he wanted, around the clock. But once he arrived, that “on demand” part was really hard to deal with. S...[Read More]

Surprise Medical Bills: A Bipartisanship Opportunity for Congress?

Share on: By Allison Ivie June 24, 2019 "Surprise medical bills" are health care charges that stem from insured patients unknowingly receiving care from an out-of-network provider. They are an all too...[Read More]

I Didn’t Think My Skin Could Handle Face Oils—Until I Tried This Calming ‘Dry Oil’

Face oils and I have a relationship status that would be described as “complicated” on Facebook, if that were still a thing people did. I truly do want to use them—and who wouldn’t? They smell great, ...[Read More]

Fainting: First Aid

Fainting occurs when your brain temporarily doesn’t receive enough blood supply, causing you to lose consciousness. This loss of consciousness is usually brief.Fainting might have no medical significa...[Read More]

Shaving Hair: Does Shaved Hair Grow Back Thicker?

Does shaving unwanted body hair make it grow back thicker and darker?Answers from Lawrence E. Gibson, M.D.No—shaving hair doesn't change its thickness, color, or rate of growth.Shaving facial or body ...[Read More]

Men Should Go to Bed by This Time if They’re Trying to Conceive

Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and... More fertile? A study of more than 100 males shows there may be a connection between bedtime and fertility, and men who go to bed la...[Read More]

Badass Mom of Three Makes History on ‘American Ninja Warrior’

Mom of three Sandy Zimmerman is a warrior, or rather an American Ninja Warrior. Zimmerman, a 42-year-old gym teacher from Washington, is the first mother to ever beat the obstacle course and hit the b...[Read More]

Girls’ Trips Really Are Good for Your Health

Share on: Pack your bags because it's time for that girls' trip you've been putting on the backburner. (Not that you ever really needed a reason to hang out with your girl squad.) It doesn't have to b...[Read More]

Alanis Morissette on Pregnancy at 45, Childbirth, Postpartum Depression, and #MeToo

I met with Alanis Morissette on Thursday, May 23rd, 2019, in a beautiful villa she periodically rents for meetings. (A man showed up part way through our interview, believing he was entitled to the sp...[Read More]

17 Kids’ Step Stools That’ll Take Them to New Heights

Mobility is a huge part of your kid’s growing independence, but learning to walk is only the beginning. Once they hit the toddler stage and start feeling comfortable on their own two feet, they’ll wan...[Read More]