The amount of women having cesarean section births has almost doubled since 2000, according to a new study. Using data from 169 countries, a study published on Thursday in the medical journal The Lancet estimated that 29.7 million C-section births occurred throughout the globe in 2015, which nearly doubled the 16 million C-section births in 2000.
Riverdale star Camila Mendes is sharing more about her struggles with bulimia — and how she’s found her path to happiness. The 24-year-old tells SHAPE why she talks about her eating disorder on social media. “I realized that I have this platform, and young women and men who look up to me, and there is a tremendous power
Cameran Eubanks has deleted a photo of herself getting a flu shot after coming under fire from those who are opposed to vaccinations. On Thursday, the Southern Charm reality star, 34, posted a picture of her bandage after getting a flu shot vaccine with an Instagram caption encouraging people to get one. However, hours later,
Kim Zolciak-Biermann may be happy about her recent plastic surgery, but apparently her husband Kroy Biermann was not as thrilled. One week after undergoing a breast reduction, the Real Housewives of Atlanta star opened up on her weekly podcast — alongside her husband of seven years — about her choice to downsize. “It’s like, you know what? I’m
The number of children in the United States who are being diagnosed with ADHD is on the rise, according to a new study. Using data collected between 1997 and 2016 by the National Health Interview Survey from over 180,000 children between the ages of 4 and 17, the study found the amount of kids diagnosed
While a plumper pout isn’t a common complaint during pregnancy, a doctor tells PEOPLE that some women may experience “pregnancy lips,” like Khloé Kardashian. “There is definitely some truth to as your belly grows so can your lips,” Dr. Sherry A. Ross, women’s health expert and author of she-ology. The Definitive Guide to Women’s Intimate Health.
Warning: This story contains graphic images. Marisha Dotson, of Knoxville, Tennessee, was just 24 years old when she first spotted what she believed to be a small pimple on her nose. Little did she know, the small blemish marked the start of a health journey that would change her life — and face — forever.
Starbucks is making moves to become a more inclusive, accessible, and eco-friendly coffee shop this year. First, the store overhauled their customer-only bathroom policy after an incident involving the police earlier this year, then they announced they’re going straw-free, and now the company will open up a new store dedicated to making ordering coffee more
When comedian Jim Gaffigan‘s wife Jeannie was diagnosed with a large brain tumor last year, the couple of 15 years only knew one way to cope: with humor. Now that Jeannie is feeling “great” as she continues to recover after undergoing a nine-hour surgery to remove the tumor last April, they’ve turned her diagnosis and
Bebe Rexha isn’t apologizing for her curves! Addressing recent speculation about her weight, the “Meant to Be” singer shared a bootylicious photo of herself as she told her fans that she absolutely loves “my fat ass.” “Sorry I had to,” Rexha, 28, wrote on Instagram as she posed for a sultry shot while wearing a
Wouldn’t it be great if something that wasn’t kale, gluten free, or dairy free turned out to be good for you? Well, science is on your side today, with new research showing that yoghurt is an effective tool in reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease. The study, which was published in the American Journal of
\You’ve probably been religiously following the five-second rule your whole life, especially when it comes to food you really, really want to eat. But now, new research is throwing shade on the “rule” that claims your food is still clean enough to eat for five seconds after landing on the ground. The study, which was
Sure this weekend is Memorial Day, which means it’s time for barbecues and endless rooftop brunches and happy hours, but it also means we’re getting closer to National Donut Day! On June 1, all donut lovers will be able to celebrate and enjoy their favorite treat with an official holiday. To mark the joyous occasion,
Vinny Guadagnino couldn’t be prouder to follow the keto diet! The self-proclaimed “Keto Guido,” who started an Instagram account by the same name in October, says he has lost 50 lbs since embracing the low-carb, moderate protein and high-fat eating plan, which has also been praised by Halle Berry and Kourtney Kardashian. “I’ve discovered the fountain of youth,”
Google is likely to be scrutinized next, as it harvests user data at a bigger scale than Facebook. The Facebook privacy breach rattled users all around the globe, but some believe the problems are just beginning. For instance, Google reportedly collects so much data on each person, that if it were all printed, it would