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COVID has presented unique challenges for people with eating disorders. They’ll need support beyond the pandemic

COVID-19 has changed the way we live, work and interact with one another. It has also changed the way we move, exercise, shop, prepare food, and eat. During the pandemic, we’ve seen marked increases in reports of mental distress across the board. But Australian and international research suggests lockdown measures have presented unique challenges for

Teenag who 'switched off' half her brain has to relearn how to talk

When Imogen Golder was four years old, she began to have life-threatening seizures. It took 12 years for her to finally get a diagnosis of rasmussen’s encephalitis, a rare inflammatory neurological disease that can cause dementia. Sufferers of the illness experience frequent and severe seizures, loss of motor skills and speech, weakness on one side

Has the coronavirus mutated in any significant way?

Has the coronavirus mutated in any significant way? It doesn’t seem to have changed in a way that makes people less or more sick. There’s some evidence that a specific mutation called D614G may have made it easier for the virus to be transmitted between people. But not all scientists are convinced, and it’s hard

The Life-Changing Impact Silence Has on Our Brains

When it comes to mental health, there are quite a number of times when silence is gold and speech silver. Indeed, contemporary life is now littered with too many noisy distractions that we seem to have accepted it as the norm in society. To truly appreciate silence, one needs to have an understanding of the

Who Knew? Sia Reveals She Has 2 Adopted Sons

Mom mode! Sia revealed that she is the mother to two teenage boys after quietly adopting them in 2019. “I actually adopted two sons last year,” the Australian singer, 44, said during the Tuesday, May 19, episode of SiriusXM’s The Morning Mash Up. “They were both 18 — they’re both 19 years old now.” The

In random test of 500 in Afghan capital, one-third has virus

One-third of 500 random coronavirus tests in Afghanistan’s capital came back positive, health officials said Sunday, raising fears of widespread undetected infections in one of the world’s most fragile states. Neighboring Iran, meanwhile, said it would reopen schools and mosques in some locations, even though the nation has been the regional epicenter of the pandemic

Shawn Johnson's Daughter Has 'a Blast' Watching Mom's Olympic Videos

Big fan! Shawn Johnson’s 5-month-old daughter, Drew, watched throwback videos of her mom competing in the Olympics for the first time. “Even though @shawnjohnson NEVER lets us watch her gymnastics, @olympicchannel wanted her to live tweet her performance,” Andrew East captioned a Tuesday, April 21, Instagram video. “So @drewhazeleast and I are having a blast.

5 Ways Parenting Has Changed In the Past Decade

We’ve reached the end of a decade. The end of an era! The past ten years have been a whirlwind of exciting — and regrettable — trends, from “Instagram makeup” and unicorn everything to virtual fitness classes (hello, Peloton wife) and #selfcare. And like fashion, food, and beauty, parenting has undergone some serious transformations since

Woman with allergy to penicillin has anaphylactic shock after sex

Woman, 46, with severe allergy to penicillin goes into anaphylactic shock after having unprotected sex with her husband who was taking the antibiotic The unidentified woman had diarrhoea, dizziness and blotchy skin after sex Patient was taken to A&E where medics thought she was suffering from sepsis She revealed she had an allergy to penicillin