Health & Fitness

Device aims to help kids with heart defects, like Jimmy Kimmel's son

Device aims to help kids with heart defects, like Jimmy Kimmel's son

Kimmel's son, Billy, 1, thrust congenital heart defects into the spotlight.

Report: Washington hospital is "like going into hell"

Hundreds of patients at Washington state's largest psychiatric hospital live in conditions that fail U.S. health and safety standards
GOP governor cuts health care to take anti-abortion stand

GOP governor cuts health care to take anti-abortion stand

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster is removing $16 million from the state budget that he says goes to Planned Parenthood

Woman lost her toenails after fish pedicure

Trauma from the so-called "doctor fish" nibbling on her toenails likely caused them to separate, according to a new case study

Meat allergy transmitted by ticks is on the rise

Researchers say cases of the rare illness have increased by over 40 percent in the last two years

This Is What Happens When Friends Fall in Love

She hoped their platonic bond would always outshine romantic attraction. Then her friend got a crush on someone else.

Why older lifeguards are watching the pool this summer

"Our best experience has been working with seasoned lifeguards and veterans and people that are more mature that bring a level of seriousness," said Katie Harker, who hires lifeguards
10 Moves to Sexy Legs - Yes, It's That Easy

10 Moves to Sexy Legs - Yes, It's That Easy

Your schedule is probably nuts - whose isn't? - so you might not be able to fit in all your to-do's, including getting to the gym. We get it, but if there's one body part you should try to make time

"Virtual biopsies" may help reveal brain tumors' secrets

Doctors hope new technology using artificial intelligence will better identify brain tumors

Johns Hopkins says "zero risk" after release of tuberculosis

A "small sample of frozen tuberculosis" was inadvertently released in an internal bridge at Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore

Medical Marijuana a Hit With Seniors

The study included a 20-question survey of nearly 150 seniors who had used medical marijuana for chronic pain. The seniors had received their medical marijuana from dispensaries in New York or

Airline Crew Have Higher Cancer Rates

Flight attendants had increased rates of breast, uterine, cervical, gastrointestinal, skin and thyroid cancers.
4-year-old with cerebral palsy celebrates after taking first independent steps

4-year-old with cerebral palsy celebrates after taking first independent steps

Maya Tisdale, a 4-year-old with cerebral palsy, was captured on video posted to social media taking her first independent steps after surgery.

The Declutter Your Space Challenge

By Leo Babauta Our lives get filled with clutter not instantly but slowly, one gift or purchase at a time, so slowly that it’s difficult to even notice the clutter creep happening. But it does happen,
Does “Sleep Hacking” Work?

Does “Sleep Hacking” Work?

You can "hack" a lot of your health, diet, and lifestyle. You can cook the entire week's meals ahead of time, buy high-quality prepackaged foods and ready-to-cook meals, cover your nutritional bases
Trilobites: Lots of Successful Women Are Freezing Their Eggs. But It May Not Be About Their Careers.

Trilobites: Lots of Successful Women Are Freezing Their Eggs. But It May Not Be About Their Careers.

“They weren’t freezing to advance,” said a scientist involved in a study of 150 women. “They were facing the overarching problem of partnership.”

Fertility clinic denies liability for freezer malfunction losses

Cleveland-area University Hospitals says clients knew about risks involved; malfunction destroyed thousands of eggs, embryos