Katy Perry Taking Showbiz Hiatus to Slather Vaseline on Raw, Sensitive…

Katy Perry — now dating Ghostbuster Dan Florence + The Machine guitarist Robert Aykroyd — is taking a break from showbiz after her doc Katy Perry: Part Of Me is released, in order to let her heart and/or cupcake boobs heal after Aldous Snow poured Malibu rum all over them and devoured them en flambé. If she spends… » 6/25/12 9:00am 6/25/12 9:00am

Seriously, All of Us Really Need to Go the Fuck to Sleep

Yes, we all know in theory that we need to get more rest, but we never seem to actually do anything about it. Sure, part of our constant tiredness is due to circumstances beyond our control—we are too busy living to sleep—but maybe we need to start changing those circumstances because study after study seems to show… » 6/11/12 1:10pm 6/11/12 1:10pm

If You're Going to Be Treated for a Heart Attack, Try Not to Be Female

The medical establishment doesn't have the best history of being proactive about keeping women healthy, but the problems usually when the disease affects a lady organ—breast cancer, cervical cancer, etc.—but now a major new study has found that women also get the short end of the stick when it comes to treating an… » 2/22/12 12:00pm 2/22/12 12:00pm

Science Gives Go-Ahead To Take As Much Adderall As You Want

Well, sort of. Despite earlier concerns that stimulants taken for ADHD could cause heart problems, a new study has found that the drugs don't increase takers' risk of heart attack or stroke. The sound you hear is thousands of sleep-deprived college students applauding. » 12/12/11 6:50pm 12/12/11 6:50pm

Science Says Eat Your Herring, Young Lady

A new study shows that eating fatty fish like salmon, mackerel, cod, and herring can cut heart attack and stroke risk in young women, even if their intake doesn't reach recommended daily levels. You've probably already heard that fish is good for your heart, but most studies focused on men or older women, so it's good… » 12/06/11 1:50pm 12/06/11 1:50pm

Another Day, Another Awful Ailment Linked To HPV

HPV has already been found to cause cancer of the cervix, vulva, penis, anus and throat, but if the virus fails to take you out using any of those methods, it may just give you a heart attack. Though the research is still in its primary stages, scientists have found evidence that suggests HPV might give women heart… » 10/25/11 10:10am 10/25/11 10:10am

Survey: Sex Can Be Stressful, Deadly

A recent survey from the UK found that one in 20 people over the age of 45 worry about having a heart attack during sex, and 31% of Britons have stopped sexual activity because they were too tired to continue. » 6/24/10 5:00pm 6/24/10 5:00pm

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