Kristen O’Meara, a teacher who lives just outside of Chicago, decided not to vaccinate her three daughters when they were born, citing belief in scientifically unsound anti-vaccination “research.” She has since changed her mind after her daughters (who are all under the age of seven), and she and her husband,…
My college roommate and I stood worlds apart. She’d slap some body lotion on her face, as in lotion left over from her arms and legs, straight from the pump bottle. Meanwhile, I moisturized with special facial moisturizers. I thought she was doing more harm than good, but her method wasn’t as harmful as I thought.
ABC Action News reporter Sarina Fazan got to interview Hillary Clinton in Tampa, Florida, on Wednesday, and she did not squander the opportunity to make everyone uncomfortable.
On an episode of The Dr. Oz Show airing today, Donald Trump directly contradicted the GOP’s draconian 2016 platform by expressing that women should be able to get birth control without a prescription, continuing what appears to be a somewhat frantic last-minute attempt to improve his poor standing with women.
In an apparent effort to capitalize on Hillary Clinton’s weekend collapse, Donald Trump promised to appear on television with noted quack Dr. Oz this week to go over the results of his most recent medical exam. For some undisclosed reason, that’s not happening anymore.
Lacking a better use for his time, Martin Shkreli—ex-pharmaceutical CEO and reprobate—planted himself outside of Chelsea Clinton’s New York City apartment on Sunday in order to heckle Hillary Clinton for feeling unwell.
After it became readily apparent that Donald Trump’s bill of health was written by a character concocted by the Coen Brothers, there’s been increasing pressure on the Republican nominee to release his full medical records. But since neither Trump nor his “astonishingly excellent” health bow to no recognizable…
The Hill’s annual ‘50 Most Beautiful’ list is up—an important reminder to us all that even in D.C., people are attractive.
If you hear that your kid (or one of their friends) has head lice, your first reaction might be a mixture of disgust, panic, and an urge to disinfect everything in your house. That would be overkill. Head lice aren’t a health hazard, and even medication-resistant “super lice” can be eradicated with proper treatment.
A new series for Vogue titled “What on Earth is Wellness?” plans to catalogue and explain all the ways humans are desperately trying to cleanse themselves of the dirty food and thoughts polluting their lives, from blowing smoke over a crystal to drinking twelve dollar smoothies out of soft plastic.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have issued a really, really specific travel advisory, telling pregnant women to stay away from Miami’s Wynwood Art District, where 14 cases of Zika have been reported. Pregnant women who visited the neighborhood since mid-June are also being advised to get tested for the…
There’s been a lot of finger-wagging of late about the health risks associated with sitting at a desk all day, or binge-watching our favorite TV shows. Now couch potatoes can rejoice because a new study has found that just an hour of moderate activity a day wipes out all the negative impacts of sedentary…
According to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the number of cancers associated with HPV (human papillomavirus) has increased in the United States. The agency estimates that each year, between 2008-2012, an average of nearly 39,000 HPV-related cancers were diagnosed. That number is…
There is a nightmare of a headline.
In a late-night vote taking place during a Democratic sit-in urging action on gun control, the House of Representatives voted to approve a contentious $1.1 billion bill to help stop the spread of Zika that House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers (R-Ky.) described as “a responsible compromise.”
Actress Selma Blair (The People v. O.J. Simpson, Legally Blonde) was hurried from an international flight to a nearby hospital after an outburst.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is reporting that three women on the U.S. mainland have given birth to infants with Zika-related birth defects. The CDC’s latest report, released today, also said that three other women chose to abort after discovering that their fetuses had brain damage from the virus.