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I Went From Drinking a Gallon of Water a Day to Almost Nothing by Accident - Here's What Happened

I Went From Drinking a Gallon of Water a Day to Almost Nothing by Accident - Here's What Happened

49 minutes ago   |   PopSugar

Water is pretty much a magical elixir. It can clear up your skin , boost your metabolism , keep your energy levels high, and stave off bloating. Knowing that, a few months ago...
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No Handshakes, No Helmets in Eastern Congo City Preparing for Ebola

11 hours ago   |   Medscape

A mobile blood-testing lab. Hand-washing stations on street corners. Motorcycle taxi drivers forbidden from sharing spare helmets. If Ebola is coming, the city of Goma in...
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Texas Doctor Will Serve Zero Jail Time For Raping A Sedated Patient

23 hours ago   |   Scary Mommy

A Texas doctor raped a patient but isn't being sent to jail Last week, Shafeeq Sheikh, a Houston doctor, was sentenced to 10 years probation after he was convicted of raping a...
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Disturbing Video Shows Officer Restraining Young Boy With Special Needs

1 day ago   |   Scary Mommy

A school resource officer restrained and handcuffed a 10-year-old boy with autism A North Texas elementary school is facing backlash after a 10-year-old student with special...
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Big 3 hospitals say community benefits equal $1.3 billion in tradeoff for tax exemption

Big 3 hospitals say community benefits equal $1.3 billion in tradeoff for tax exemption

1 day ago   |   Health and Fitness

In Cuyahoga County, where rates of infant mortality, opioid addiction and chronic illness are perpetually high, critics question if the healthcare behemoths are doing their...
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Skinnytaste Meal Plan

Skinnytaste Meal Plan

1 day ago   |   Skinny Taste

A free 7-day flexible meal plan including breakfast , lunch and dinner and a shopping list. All recipes include calories and Weight Watchers Freestyle™ SmartPoints®. August is...
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What I Wish Someone Had Told Me In The Early Stages Of Divorce

1 day ago   |   Scary Mommy

About six months ago, when my husband and I began the process of getting divorced, I broke my silence on the issue to a dear, unmarried, friend of mine. When I did, she gave me...
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In San Francisco, Opioid Addiction Treatment Offered on the Streets

2 days ago   |   NY Times   |   2 articles

City health workers are handing out buprenorphine prescriptions to homeless people in hopes of getting them into treatment.
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WATCH: Hand transplant recipient thanks doctors who first saved his life: Part 6

2 days ago   |   ABC News   |   3 articles

Jonathan Koch returned to George Washington University Hospital to thank the doctors and nurses.
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WATCH: Hand transplant recipient, doctor get surprised by Captain Sully: Part 5

2 days ago   |   ABC News   |   2 articles

Dr. Azari said it took two months, rather than two years, for Jonathan Koch to be able to tie his own shoelaces.
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People who research their symptoms online understand their doctors better...

People who research their symptoms online understand their doctors better, finds study

Researchers at the St Vincent's and Austin hospitals in Melbourne, Australia, say people feel able to ask their doctors more informed questions if they research their symptoms... Read more ...

E-cigarettes raise the risk of mouth cancer by damaging DNA

E-cigarettes raise the risk of mouth cancer by damaging DNA

Trendy vapes that millions of Americans use instead of smoking cigarettes may still raise oral cancer risks by altering DNA in the mouth, a small new University of Minnesota... Read more ...

Oral Cancer Treatment Side Effect Prevented by New Drug

Oral Cancer Treatment Side Effect Prevented by New Drug

Common cancer treatment side effect known as oral mucositis can now be prevented by a newly developed drug, says study. Read more ...

US study reveals 1 in 3 teens have not read a book in the past YEAR

US study reveals 1 in 3 teens have not read a book in the past YEAR

Researchers from San Diego State University found just 16 percent of those aged between 17 and 18 read a book for pleasure every day, compared to 60 percent in the late 1970s. Read more ...

Maple-leaf extract is a 'plant-based Botox', scientists claim

Maple-leaf extract is a 'plant-based Botox', scientists claim

Researchers from the University of Rhode Island found that extracts in maple leaves, known as GCGs, inhibit the enzyme that causes skin to lose its elasticity and could be used... Read more ...

Simple Score Can Help Identify Heart Attack Symptoms Much Faster

Simple Score Can Help Identify Heart Attack Symptoms Much Faster

Simple lab score can diagnose heart attack symptoms much faster and safer than current methods. Read more ...

Two New Studies Pour Cold Water On Water's Role In Weight Management

Two New Studies Pour Cold Water On Water's Role In Weight Management

Two new studies are bound to disappoint those who still want to believe water makes a difference in weight management. The first of these studies, Increasing water intake... Read more ...

E-cigarettes Can Damage DNA and Raise the Risk of Cancer

E-cigarettes Can Damage DNA and Raise the Risk of Cancer

E-cigarettes can damage genetic material or DNA in users which may raise cancer risk, finds a new study. Read more ...

Strawberries could treat bowel disease, reduce diarrhoea and weight loss

Strawberries could treat bowel disease, reduce diarrhoea and weight loss

Scientists at the University of Massachusetts claim eating whole strawberries could help calm inflammation in the colon among people with inflammatory bowel disease. Read more ...

Drinking Milk at Breakfast can Lower Diabetes, Obesity Risk

Drinking Milk at Breakfast can Lower Diabetes, Obesity Risk

Consuming high-protein milk in the morning along with your breakfast cereal can slow digestion, lower blood sugar levels and improves satiety at lunchtime. This dietary... Read more ...