The HPV vaccine is an 'anti-cancer,' 'anti-genital wart' vaccination. This vaccine plays as much of a role in encouraging kids to have unprotected sex as the tetanus vaccine plays in encouraging them to walk barefoot on a bed of rusty nails.
Have you ever wondered why people who do yoga often look a lot younger than their age? A new study on yoga might have some answers.
Societies should approach breastfeeding with the level of priority that it deserves. Women who choose to breastfeed should be able to do so without the fear of losing employment or being ridiculed for breastfeeding in public.
The simplest conclusion that I've come to on this journey to be a healthy eater or rather, a healthy individual for whom food is both nourishment and satisfaction, but not an over-indulgence, is this: Our relationship with food says a ton about our relationship with ourselves.
What if there is evidence of instructions with simple steps that serves as a recipe for a longer life, relatively free of disease -- a figurative fountain of information for youth? The American Heart Association has discovered the "fountain of youth" and calls it Life's Simple 7 (Los 7 Pasos).
We can guess what you're thinking. This all seems silly, right? There's no such thing as the perfect penis, just as there's no such thing as the perfect vagina, or the perfect breasts! But this study was done for a reason.
The junk food that you avoid doesn't really matter if you're not providing your body with the healthy building blocks it needs. Only the food that you actually eat has any significance.
Jane Brody's recent New York Times' article set off a firestorm of comments. Many of those commenting said they see for themselves children's unnatural attachment to digital devices. However, others questioned the addictive potential of technology, asking "Where's the research?" Here, I'll explain the science and tragedy of child tech addiction.
Doctors and other health and mental health clinicians are learning to think differently about suicidality, and thereby reduce its grave consequences. They need to learn, as we have and you will as well if you have a loved one with a mental illness or addiction, to uncouple treating the disease state from intervening to keep someone alive.
Yes, losing my pregnancy was the worst thing that has ever happened to me. But it was also a universal experience, and one that now connected me to a cloud of mothers like Priscilla who gave me hope for myself and the future of my family.
No one looks forward to a hospital stay. It means there's something wrong, you'll be poked and prodded, and you'll be eating meals that make airline food taste gourmet. However, it needn't be pure misery.
In sleep paralysis, this normal function turns terrifying. The experience is often accompanied by some kind of hallucination, usually something scary; people report feeling as if they're being pinned down by a huge weight on their chest
According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness website, more than half of all jail and prison inmates have a recent history or symptoms of a mental health problem. An estimated 31 percent of women and 14.5 percent of men in jails have a serious mental illness.
Gilead has the cure for Hepatitis C (HCV) known as Sofosbuvir, which is taken alone or in combination with other drugs. Now we need a cure for Gilead. The lives of 5 million HCV-infected Americans and an estimated 160 million HCV-infected people worldwide are at stake.
Calling to defund Planned Parenthood is calling to prevent low-income women from getting lifesaving cancer screenings. It's calling to prevent HIV testing, well-woman exams, and other basic medical services. No matter how you cut it, it's an attack on the health and well-being of women.
Sadly, according to some cultural standard that introverts never agreed to, the person sitting alone is considered fair game. You are assumed to be alone out of necessity rather than choice. Nothing could be further from the truth.
I'm tired of people trying to inspire me to have a better, bigger, happier life. Let me exist. Let me fumble. Let me find the patch of light in the long tunnel of darkness. Let me figure out some sh*t on my own.
For decades, I bowed to the assumption that I was less of a woman because of my faulty reproductive organs. Even after our family was complete, I bought into the stigma that I would abandon my femininity if I had a hysterectomy.
So to help you stay healthy and active on your next road trip, here are 10 tips that will make it easier to stay on track with your fitness and health goals: