These Beautiful Portraits Capture The Lives Of Gender-Nonbinary People
"I think it’s really important for all of us to let people be themselves without reprisal and also understand that being queer is beautiful."
A Mom Who Was Arrested After Her Infant Was Found Dead Reportedly Had Postpartum Depression
Rachel McAfee is facing a charge of neglect of a dependent causing death.
YouTube Continues To Promote Anti-Vax Videos As Facebook Prepares To Fight Medical Misinformation
While Facebook vows to stop recommending anti-vaccination content to users, YouTube is still promoting videos like “You’ll Be Glad You Watched This Before Vaccinating Your Child!”
This Woman Had An IUD Floating Around Her Abdomen For 11 Years
Doctors told her it had simply fallen out.
The Government Just Announced A Huge Action Plan For Endometriosis. Here's Why It's So Important.
Endometriosis is a chronic condition that affects 700,000 Australian women.
New Health Minister Used Maiden Speech To Call For US-Style Healthcare
Greg Hunt used his first speech to parliament to push the idea of US-style health insurance.
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.
The Gym Isn’t Usually A Safe Space For Fat Women, But It’s Become My Sanctuary
After a lifetime of assuming I would never excel in a sport, my body is proving me wrong.
This Woman's Chronic Marijuana Use Triggered Uncontrollable Nausea And Vomiting
A rare reaction to marijuana called cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome can cause severe vomiting and make you too ill to eat.
How Much Random Medical Trivia Do You Know?
By the way, we don't find cheating very humerus.
Another Day, Another Group Of Doctors Telling The Government They're Wrong On Pill Testing
"There is sufficient evidence to support pill testing trials at festivals."
A Man Injected Himself With Semen As A Back Pain Cure And It Didn’t Turn Out Well
It turns out that injecting yourself with your own semen is not a good cure for anything.
Perdue Recalls 68,000 Pounds Of Gluten-Free Chicken Nuggets After People Found Wood In Them
People are being advised to toss out the Perdue gluten-free nuggets after some consumers ended up chewing on bits of wood.
The WHO's Top Global Health Threats For 2019 May Surprise You
Air pollution, humanitarian crises, and people who refuse to vaccinate are a few of the WHO's top threats to global human health in 2019.
The Family Of A Teen Who Died At A Music Festival Want Pill Testing. The Government Still Says No.
"For every expert who advises us to look at pill testing there's another few that say don't and we rely on the advice of a number of people across the network," said NSW premier Gladys Berejiklian.
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 WTF Fitness Trends From History That Are Better Left In The Past
It's truly surprising that we've survived so many New Year's resolutions. (Disclaimer: attempting these may result in death or serious injury, not abs of steel.)
Millions Are Sick And Thousands Hospitalized Due To The Flu, According To The CDC
It’s not too late to get a flu shot if you haven’t already been vaccinated.
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.
This Couple Tried to Rescue a Rabid Bat, And It Took an International Effort to Track Them Down
This is why you need to be careful when it comes to rescuing bats.
How A YouTube Yoga Channel Helped Me Get Over My Fear Of Working Out
I follow Yoga With Adriene on YouTube, and it’s helped me make peace with my body, both in sickness and in health.
This Woman Thought Her Ovarian Cysts Were Just Weight Gain, And Now She Wants To Stop Others From Making That Mistake
"They’ll go to a beauty salon, but they won’t go for a comprehensive medical checkup. Even though they are the same price.”
Britney Spears Has Put Her Las Vegas Shows On Hold To Be With Her Family
“It’s important to always put your family first… and that’s the decision I had to make.”
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.
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.
11 Health Stories From 2018 That Were Honestly Sort Of Shocking
Warning: Some surprising photos ahead.
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.
A Woman With A 50-Pound Ovarian Cyst Was Initially Told To Just Lose Weight
The surgeon who removed it said it was the largest ovarian cyst he'd ever seen.
As Promised, New Zealand Will Hold A Referendum On Recreational Weed Use
Scientists Are Rejecting Massive Amounts Of Money For Research From The Tobacco Industry
Scientists don't want tobacco industry funds to touch their work.