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How a doctor’s warning inspired one man to lose 236 pounds: 'I knew I had to take drastic action'
Wed, 12 Feb 2020 13:00:39 GMT
Salvador Rios lost 236 pounds through the keto diet, intermittent fasting, and gastric bypass surgery. "Losing the weight has been life-changing," he says.
'Married to Medicine' star Dr. Jackie Walters reveals how to satisfy a woman: 'You have to work to make it work'
Tue, 11 Feb 2020 22:27:00 GMT
Dr. Jackie Walters reveals the five things all men need to know about a woman's vagina.
FDA warns Purell to stop claiming hand sanitizers help kill the flu, Ebola and MRSA
Tue, 28 Jan 2020 22:16:45 GMT
The FDA fired off a warning letter to Purell's parent company, Gojo Industries, over their marketing claims that the hand sanitizer could kill viruses such as the flu and Ebola.
How intermittent fasting helped a man lose 122 pounds: ‘I felt tired, exhausted and alone but driven’
Wed, 08 Jan 2020 13:01:52 GMT
After his weight topped 364 pounds, Martin Hendrickson? turned to intermittent fasting to lose weight.
Ali Vincent, the first woman to win 'The Biggest Loser,' shares challenging weight loss journey: 'I have had every emotion you can think of'
Thu, 09 Jan 2020 22:53:47 GMT
Ali Vincent was determined to take home the top "The Biggest Loser" prize. "I wanted to just win, plain and simple," she says.
Most women feel relief and happiness after having an abortion, study finds
Mon, 13 Jan 2020 22:10:40 GMT
Ninety-nine percent of women felt that getting an abortion was the right decision, according to a new study from the University of California San Francisco.
'The Goop Lab' and other controversial documentaries: Why Netflix is facing criticism for promoting 'pseudoscience'
Sat, 25 Jan 2020 13:00:24 GMT
Critics are concerned that Netflix's "The Goop Lab" is peddling "pseudoscience." But this isn’t the first time the streaming service has created controversy with its health documentaries.
Woman whose family lives in Wuhan is using 'first-hand notice' to combat coronavirus misconceptions
Thu, 06 Feb 2020 23:08:42 GMT
A Wuhan native living in the U.S. is using TikTok to educate young people on the coronavirus and combat misconceptions.
Ohio Teen Contracts Mysterious Illness the Day After Christmas Leaving Her Paralyzed
Sat, 11 Jan 2020 05:54:55 GMT
Ohio Teen Woke up Paralyzed the Day After Christmas
'We're all free now!': Coronavirus evacuee opens up about life on Air Force base as quarantine is lifted
Tue, 11 Feb 2020 21:18:59 GMT
On Tuesday, 195 people who were quarantined at March Air Reserve Base in Riverside, Calif., are free to leave.
'Glee' star suffers 'widow-maker' heart attack after being misdiagnosed twice: 'Keep asking questions'
Tue, 14 Jan 2020 17:03:19 GMT
Dot-Marie Jones says she's “truly blessed” to be alive after suffering a near-fatal heart attack. The "Glee" actress was having chest pains for more than a week before and was misdiagnosed — twice.
Here's why this flu season is shaping up to be one of the worst in years
Tue, 07 Jan 2020 22:19:52 GMT
This year’s flu season may end up being one of the worst the U.S. has seen in years, with at least 6.4 million Americans coming down with the flu so far.
What migraine sufferers need to know about Excedrin as production is halted
Wed, 22 Jan 2020 21:06:02 GMT
The move to stop production on both drugs stems from inconsistencies with the ingredients, which are acetaminophen, aspirin, and caffeine.
James Blake defends girlfriend Jameela Jamil against 'sick' Munchausen claims: 'You don't know this woman'
Sat, 15 Feb 2020 00:34:51 GMT
James Blake posted a statement to Twitter in defense of girlfriend Jameela Jamil amid Munchausen claims.
American family stranded in Wuhan amid coronavirus outbreak because of passport issue
Wed, 29 Jan 2020 22:59:52 GMT
An American family is stranded in Wuhan, China, amid the coronavirus outbreak after they were unable to locate the daughter’s passport in time for evacuation back to the U.S.
7th and 8th U.S. coronavirus cases confirmed in Massachusetts and California
Sat, 01 Feb 2020 20:17:06 GMT
The confirmed cases in California and Massachusetts conclude eight in the country so far.
‘Wonder Woman’ star Gal Gadot comments on Greta Thunberg and the state of the planet
Wed, 22 Jan 2020 15:01:00 GMT
"Wonder Woman" star Gal Gadot talks about Greta Thunberg and the state of the planet.
The best way to fix your hangover, according to a doctor
Wed, 01 Jan 2020 14:00:12 GMT
Alok Patel, MD, reveals what works and what doesn't when it comes to curing a hangover.
A feel-good deal: All of your favorite Nature Made vitamins are more than 60 percent off today only
Thu, 09 Jan 2020 16:28:51 GMT
You never need an excuse to start getting healthier, but incredible discounts like these on such a trusted brand name are definitely a great incentive.
A Guide To Learning What Your Cat Is Really Trying To Tell You
Wed, 05 Feb 2020 11:55:14 GMT
Here's what it means when your cat "makes bread" on you before lying down.
Selena Gomez opens up about kidney transplant complications: 'I'm just so happy to be alive'
Wed, 08 Jan 2020 19:20:49 GMT
Selena Gomez gets candid about her health, and reveals that she actually faced complications during her 2017 kidney transplant.
Why women are more prone to serious complications from drinking alcohol
Wed, 08 Jan 2020 23:41:01 GMT
It’s no surprise that heavy drinking comes with health consequences, but women in particular are more prone to serious complications from alcohol.
Meet the ob-gyn using TikTok to teach millions of teens about safe sex: ‘We can really make a big difference’
Fri, 10 Jan 2020 22:54:11 GMT
Staci Tanouye, MD, got over 10 million views on a TikTok about safe sex. Now, she's determined to use the social media app to educate young people on women's health.
Evelyn Yang, wife of presidential candidate Andrew Yang, tells CNN she was sexually assaulted by her doctor
Fri, 17 Jan 2020 04:24:51 GMT
The wife of Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang revealed Thursday to CNN that she was sexually assaulted by her obstetrician-gynecologist.
Diamond Princess cruise passenger speaks out on coronavirus quarantine: 'It's heartbreaking'
Wed, 12 Feb 2020 21:53:36 GMT
Sarah Arana, a quarantined passenger onboard Diamond Princess, told Yahoo Finance that those on board "don't know what's happening."
American Woman On Second Cruise Ship Has Been Diagnosed With Coronavirus
Sun, 16 Feb 2020 04:45:44 GMT
The development complicated belated U.S. government efforts to evacuate Americans trapped on the Diamond Princess cruise ship quarantined off Japan.
Lena Dunham says she spent her 20s 'jeopardizing my health': 'I wasn’t just taking medication for physical pain'
Tue, 28 Jan 2020 17:35:57 GMT
Lena Dunham is opening up about jeopardizing her health in her 20s and relying on pills for physical and emotional pain.
The Best Natural Remedies for Allergies and Sinus Problems
Thu, 30 Jan 2020 23:48:00 GMT
Here's how to combat watery eyes, a runny nose, and more annoying symptoms.
Doctors remove tapeworm from man’s brain: ‘It was life-threatening’
Thu, 30 Jan 2020 17:33:59 GMT
The patient had been complaining of headaches — then collapsed at a soccer game.
Coronavirus myths debunked: Here's what you need to know
Fri, 31 Jan 2020 13:00:33 GMT
Misinformation and fear about the novel coronavirus — which was declared a global health emergency on Thursday — have been spreading almost as quickly as the virus itself. Here's what you need to know.
'No doubt' e-cigarettes harmful: WHO
Wed, 22 Jan 2020 16:09:49 GMT
Electronic cigarettes are harmful both to users and bystanders exposed to the fumes, the World Health Organization says in a report warning they can damage growing foetuses and impact teenagers' brains.
Wealthy people stay healthy 9 years longer in old age than those who struggle financially, says new study
Wed, 15 Jan 2020 22:19:41 GMT
Wealth, as well as higher education, can add more healthy years to your life in old age, according to a new study.
Your height as a teenager may be linked with dementia risk, new study finds
Tue, 11 Feb 2020 20:31:20 GMT
Still, people who are on the shorter side shouldn’t worry about their dementia risk based on their height alone, a neurologist advises.
'Biggest Loser' trainers share secrets to staying fit when it’s freezing
Wed, 05 Feb 2020 13:46:28 GMT
Working out in the winter is hard, especially for folks with health conditions like COPD. Try these three simple indoor exercises to help you stay fit and breathe easy.
J.P. Rosenbaum Is ‘Slowly Getting Better’ 3 Weeks After Getting Diagnosed with Rare Disease
Thu, 02 Jan 2020 16:28:15 GMT
J.P. Rosenbaum Is ‘Slowly Getting Better’ from Rare Disease
These common household toxins are impacting children's brain development, study finds
Wed, 15 Jan 2020 22:01:00 GMT
Flame retardants and pesticides are harming children's development.
Legalizing marijuana may lead people to have more sex, says study — but there’s a downside
Thu, 09 Jan 2020 22:28:14 GMT
A new study finds a link between states with legalized marijuana and people being more sexually active. But there's a downside, too.
Kim Kardashian's epic kitchen tour revealed her 'plant-based' diet. Here's what that means
Thu, 09 Jan 2020 23:41:13 GMT
Kim Kardashian follows a plant-based diet. What does that mean?
U.S. has its first confirmed case of the coronavirus — here’s what you need to know
Tue, 21 Jan 2020 22:05:39 GMT
The first case of Wuhan coronavirus in the U.S. has been confirmed by the CDC. The virus has already infected more than 200 people in China and killed at least 6 people.
The flu has killed 10,000 Americans as the world worries over coronavirus
Thu, 06 Feb 2020 22:11:01 GMT
While coronavirus is certainly worrisome, there’s another major health threat that seems to be getting lost in the fray: the flu, which as already killed 10,000 people in the U.S.
UC Berkeley health center apologizes for calling xenophobia a 'common' reaction to coronavirus
Fri, 31 Jan 2020 23:45:25 GMT
“We regret any misunderstanding," the university said in a statement.
Chinese doctor punished for warning people about coronavirus now has the illness
Tue, 04 Feb 2020 20:31:52 GMT
Li Wenliang, a doctor from Wuhan, China, was one of the first to recognize the public health threat of coronavirus. He now has the disease himself.
Doctor shares the 'most important thing' you can do for healthy lungs
Wed, 12 Feb 2020 15:55:20 GMT
Have difficulty breathing normally? Here are three things, challenging but worth it, you can do to improve your lung health.
Mom of 5 loses 159 pounds: ‘I was not going to die because I ate myself to death’
Fri, 17 Jan 2020 21:20:21 GMT
After reaching 325 pounds, a mom of 5 decided to lose weight by following the keto diet. "I absolutely took my life back," she says.
ESPN reporter who died at 34 didn’t know he had non-Hodgkin lymphoma — how common is it to not know?
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 22:36:42 GMT
ESPN reporter, Edward Aschoff, died at 34 years old. It wasn't until after his death that a lung biopsy revealed he had stage 4 non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
How one 470-pound man lost half his body weight: ‘Most scales don’t go that high’
Wed, 05 Feb 2020 20:08:03 GMT
After his mother died of a heart attack and after reaching 470 pounds himself, Mark Mayer decided to make big changes in his life.
A 4-year-old has gone blind from the flu: How often does this happen?
Mon, 13 Jan 2020 21:57:35 GMT
Jade DeLucia, 4, is blind after getting the flu. She didn't get the flu vaccine this year and now her mom is sharing Jade's story to raise awareness.
Single mom who vaped for only 6 weeks is hospitalized, placed in medically induced coma
Mon, 27 Jan 2020 22:40:19 GMT
A woman who used e-cigarettes for only six weeks was hospitalized and placed in a medically induced coma — and doctors say vaping is to blame.
More Than 40 Americans Infected With Coronavirus On Quarantined Cruise Ship
Sun, 16 Feb 2020 20:10:06 GMT
The Americans are among 355 people who have tested positive for the virus while aboard the Diamond Princess, a Japanese official said.
Kelly Ripa's Diet Includes Goldfish Crackers and Half-and-Half
Tue, 28 Jan 2020 21:20:00 GMT
Honestly, everything she eats throughout the day is totally doable.