For years, doctors told 14-year-old Grace Jackson-Matthew that her chronic pain was just in her head—yet she and her family knew it was something more. Finally, after traveling to Germany to see a new set of physicians, she received an explanation for her pain that was more frightening than she ever imagined. Jackson-Matthew, who's from the UK,
If you spent your post-Mother’s Day brunch intermittently napping on the couch and scrolling through Instagram, you’re not alone (Bloody Marys and Eggs Benedict are basically Ambien). That also means you may have noticed something a little strange on your IG feed – all of your fave celeb moms were wearing the same thing! It’s
Conversation is an important part of what makes us human. Previous research has shown that children begin to develop this skill at a young age. While many assume that mothers instigate communication with their children, new research suggests that children are the ones who get the conversation started. “I was surprised that kids were drivers
These simple but sweet printable Mother’s Day coloring pages prove it really is the thought that counts when it comes to kid “gifts” for May’s major maternal holiday. After all, whether you’re Mom’s partner or a mom yourself, it can be hard to steer your kids in the right — read: easy enough — direction
Nothing says “summer!’ like treating yourself to a Blizzard from DQ, but choosing the perfect flavor can seem impossible. As a kid I didn’t know that their flavors went beyond cookie dough, and I didn’t know why anyone would care if they did, but as I grew up I became a connoisseur. Now, Dairy Queen
Over the past few years, matcha has become such a popular drink that you’ll find it offered at almost any coffee shop across the country. And unlike most food trends, matcha has maintained its cult wellness status—which means it’s time to get to know exactly what matcha powder is and its good-for-you benefits. Matcha is
You’ve probably known someone who consumed insane amounts of celery because digesting it required more calories than the food contained. However, the idea of “negative calorie foods” is nothing more than a myth, according to a new study published in a pre-print publication, bioRxiv. In case you’re not familiar with the idea, some dieters believe
Family first! Amanda Stanton reminded her followers that her daughters are No. 1 in her life after the Bachelor alum’s split from Bobby Jacobs. “#1’s always,” the reality star, 29, captioned a Monday, April 8, Instagram photo Opens a New Window. on the beach with Kinsley, 7, and Charlie, 5. This comes three days after
Breaking the mold. Hilaria Baldwin is standing by her choice to publicly share her potential miscarriage because it’d be “harder to do it silently.” “It’s something so many people deal with it, and as women we’re trained to deal with it silently,” the yoga instructor, 35, said on the Today show on Tuesday, April 9.
Studies showing links between personality traits and life outcomes, such as marital stability and vocational achievements, provide a reasonably accurate map of the relationship between personality and various aspects of one’s life, according to findings from a large-scale replication project. The findings are published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.
From wine and 2-lb. Chocolate dragon eggs to themed beers, the Game of Thrones hype leading up to the Season 8 premiere is real. And now Mountain Dew — or MTN DEW — has stepped in to really ramp up the excitement with its “faceless,” brand-less can dubbed “A Can Has No Name.” A clear
The increase in cesarean sections is on the verge of a global epidemic. Though the World Health Organization recommends an optimal C-section rate of 10-15 percent, the United States’ C-section rate is more than 30 percent. In many Latin American countries, the procedure is sky rocketing, reaching more than 50 percent in some. While C-sections
Raspberries are enjoyable all year long, whether they’re fresh or frozen. These gorgeous gems aren’t just delicious and versatile; they have an impressive nutritional profile that makes them one of the healthiest choices in the produce aisle. Here are 7 health benefits of raspberries, plus simple ways to include both fresh and frozen options into meals and snacks.
We all make poor decisions from time to time. Researchers at the University of Arizona are working to better understand why, and they’re looking to the eyes for answers. To study mistake making in humans, researchers performed an auditory test on 108 participants in a lab. Each participant listened to a series of 20 clicks,
Jennifer Lopez‘s look is always on point — her hair, her glow, her outfits and now, her abs. It’s undeniable: the actress has never looked better. While some attribute her head-to-toe perfection to being in love (Lopez is dating former New York Yankee slugger Alex Rodriguez), it’s also clear that to sustain her svelte body
March is Endometriosis Awareness Month, and if you’re scratching your head not entirely sure what that means, you wouldn’t be the only one. But because this painful condition deserves long overdue recognition, some women who have it are taking to Instagram to share photos of their endo scars using the hashtag #ThisIsEndometriosis. Endo is a disorder in
Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham have published a study in the peer-reviewed medical journal Laryngoscope exploring the merits of integrating gamification into the graduate medical education curriculum. “With gamification, we take aspects of gaming and put it in a learning software,” said senior author Do-Yeon Cho, M.D., director of Otolaryngology Research in
Here are 11 drugs that have been known to cause excessive hair loss as a side effect. 1) Cholesterol-lowering medications — atorvastatin and simvastatin Atorvastatin (Lipitor) and simvastatin (Zocor) belong to a group of cholesterol-lowering medications known as “statins”. Have hair loss is a reported side effect of both drugs. The newer statin, rosuvastatin (Crestor),
FRIDAY, Feb. 1, 2019 — Forests are changing in ways that could mean they emit more gases that contribute to smog, acid rain and respiratory problems, a new study suggests. “This study has profound implications for future air quality. Human activities, such as fire suppression, fertilizer use and climate change, are causing forest populations to
Many South Asian immigrants from countries where tuberculosis (TB) is common do not get tested even though they are at high risk for developing the disease, according to a recent study by Rutgers University and St. Peter’s University Hospital. Tuberculosis, which mainly affects the lungs, kills more people worldwide—about 1.6 million—than any other single infectious