10 Harmful Diet Culture Phrases You Should Probably Stop Using
New year, new chance to just say no to diet culture, including phrases that can be harmful to people's sense of self-worth.
19 Things That People Did This Year That Helped Them Love Their Bodies
We asked people to share what they did to feel more comfortable in their own skin.
17 Inspiring Health Stories That Made The World Seem A Little Less Terrible
A lot of things in 2018 were terrible. These inspiring health-related stories are not.
21 Depressing AF Science And Health Stories From 2018
Just another year of climate change, sexual harassment, scientific fraud, and nuclear radiation!
Over 3,000 Patients May Have Been Exposed To Hepatitis, HIV At A Surgery Center In New Jersey
Thousands of patients are being urged to get tested after the surgery center was found to have unsanitary conditions.
Here’s How A Colorado Dentist Became Big Sugar’s Worst Nightmare
For decades, companies worked to cast doubt on whether sugar harms — until Cristin Kearns started digging up the dirt.
Yes, The “Holiday Blues” Are Real, But They Don’t Last Forever
“If one were to devise an experimental set of circumstances which would test the integrity of an individual’s mood control, one would invent the year-end holiday season.”
After A Toddler’s Death, FDA Warns Against The Use Of Teething Necklaces And Bracelets
The FDA is warning parents and caregivers that baby teething jewelry can be dangerous, posing a risk of choking and strangulation.
18 Times 2018 Made Us Gag
How on earth are you still eating salad at this point?
Here’s How Much The Average Person In The US Weighs, And Yes It’s Going Up
New data from the CDC show that weight, BMI, and waistlines continue to grow.
23 Ridiculous Holiday Injury Stories That Actually Happened To Real People
~It's the most, dangerous time of the year.~
11 Health Stories From 2018 That Were Honestly Sort Of Shocking
Warning: Some surprising photos ahead.
The Feds’ New Plan To Protect Kids From Toxic Lead Is Toothless, Environmental Groups Say
Critics of the report say it lacks deadlines for agencies to take action.
As Promised, New Zealand Will Hold A Referendum On Recreational Weed Use
Vaping Among Teens Is Higher Than Ever While Drinking And Opioid Use Is Dropping, Survey Finds
The rise in vaping from 2017 to 2018 was the largest year-to-year increase for any substance used by teens since the annual survey began in 1975.
8 Disease Outbreaks From 2018 That You Should Know About
Ebola, measles, and monkeypox are just a few of the infectious diseases that caused severe outbreaks in 2018. Here's what you need to know.
John Of God Was Once Hyped By Oprah. Now He's Accused Of Abusing Hundreds Of Women.
More than 200 women have accused Brazil's João de Deus — or John of God — of sexually abusive behavior at his "healing center."
The E. Coli Outbreak Linked To Romaine Lettuce Has Been Traced To The Water At A California Farm
Health experts say the outbreak isn't over yet, and that romaine lettuce grown on farms in three California counties is still a problem.
Here’s What Happened When I Spent Two Weeks Venting To A Relentlessly Positive Chatbot
Enjo is a cheery, cheesy chatbot built on the questionable science of “positive psychology.” So why did I get something out of it?
Sarah Hyland's Fans Reacted With Love And Support After She Revealed She Had A Second Kidney Transplant
The Modern Family actor has always been open about her health issues, but fans applauded her bravery when she revealed her emotional struggle after her first kidney transplant failed.
This Woman Warned Others Of Subtle Heart Attack Symptoms In A Viral Twitter Thread
Women can have heart attack symptoms that are more subtle or "silent" compared to those — like crushing chest pain — that tend to be more common in men.
She Spent 14 Years In Prison After Her Unexpected Birth Was Ruled A Homicide
In shock after delivering three months early, Miriam Frías put her stillborn child into a backpack. Mexican authorities convicted her of homicide — and she's not alone.
A Woman Who Died From A “Brain-Eating” Amoeba Used Filtered Tap Water In A Neti Pot
If you clear your sinuses with a neti pot, always, always, always use sterile water.
Here's What Eye Experts Think About An Eye Color–Changing Product Scott Disick Promoted
Scott Disick posted an ad on Instagram for a product that supposedly lightens your eye color, but medical experts said it was unlikely to work.
The Apple Watch's ECG Feature Is Finally Here. It's Cool. Maybe Scary Too.
If I had told you 10 years ago that your watch could perform an ECG good enough to win clearance from the FDA would you have believed me?
The Overdose Crisis Is So Bad That Some Experts Want To Prescribe Heroin To Treat Addiction
“Using heroin in this way, frankly, freaks people out in the US,” said one expert.
It’s A Girl: The First Baby Is Born To A Woman With A Uterus Transplant From A Deceased Donor
The baby was born to a 32-year-old woman at the Hospital das Clínicas at the University of São Paulo in Brazil.
An Additional 5.1 Million Pounds Of Beef Have Been Recalled Due To Salmonella
Nearly 250 people have gotten sick because of salmonella linked to contaminated beef.
People Living In Poorer Neighborhoods Do Wait Longer For Ambulances, A New Study Finds
Emergency medical services times were 10% longer in the poorest zip codes compared to wealthier areas.
This 26-Year-Old Face Transplant Patient Has Had One Of The Fastest Recoveries Yet
Cameron Underwood was injured in 2016 and had the transplant in January 2018.